4 Different Parenting Styles
🔹𝟺 𝘋𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘗𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘚𝘵𝘺𝘭𝘦𝘴🔹
Several days ago, we discussed the difference between parenting styles and parenting practices. Today, we are digging into those parenting styles a bit deeper!
There are 4 main dominant parenting styles. Let’s discuss!
1️⃣. 𝘈𝘶𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘢𝘯 – Parents who are extremely strict and set high standards and expectations for their children with little responsiveness. Children of authoritarian parents are at a higher risk of developing self-esteem problems because their opinions aren’t valued.
2️⃣. 𝘈𝘶𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 – Parents who are nurturing, responsive, and supportive; yet set firm limits and rules for their children. Kids with authoritative parents are likely to become responsible adults who feel comfortable expressing their opinions.
3️⃣. 𝘗𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘷𝘦 – Parents who are not demanding. They look at their child as an equal rather than children of a parent. Kids with permissive parents are likely to struggle academically, and have a higher risk for health problems.
4️⃣. 𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘷𝘰𝘭𝘷𝘦𝘥 – Parents who have a lack of responsiveness to their child’s needs. They make no demands of their children, and are often indifferent or dismissive. These types of parents may be neglectful, but it’s not always intentional. A parent with mental health issues or substance abuse problems, may not be able to care for a child’s needs on a consistent basis. Children with uninvolved parents are likely to struggle with self-esteem issues.
𝘉𝘦 𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘧𝘶𝘭 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘴𝘦𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘮𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘨𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘬𝘪𝘥𝘴. 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘦𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘸 𝘶𝘱, 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘳𝘢𝘪𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘰𝘸𝘯 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘯.
What parenting style are you most like? Tell us 1️⃣-4️⃣ in the comments below!👇
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