Essay on An Effective Parenting Style

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Parents have a major role in their children lives because of how they decided to raise their children. Parents tell their children what is right and what is wrong. According to the Wikipedia, “Parenting style is a psychological construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing.” As parents use the technique to raise their children, they also shaped their value and personality. “Parenting style considers the balance between two aspects of parenting, namely, control, and warmth” (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1041). The most commonly heard parenting styles are authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, and uninvolved. Authoritative parenting is the one with most control and…show more content…
Statistically, the number difference for adolescents with authoritative and uninvolved parents is higher than .30. Compare to the according to one of the tables provided by the study, there was no significant difference between authoritarian and permissive parenting; the differences within the two types of parenting is no more than .10 (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1044). It is a law to wear the seat belt at all time when the vehicle is on the road; however it is not proven by professional that ten out of ten drivers or passenger have their seatbelt on when the vehicle is in action. The same study from American Academy Pediatrics tells adolescents with controlling parent, authoritative and authoritarian, are most likely to wear seat belts (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1043). As authoritative and authoritarian parents believe that seatbelts are equal to safety (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1043); therefore, they socialized and hammered the habit of wearing seatbelt into their children’s brain. In contrast, as the result of parents being so uninvolved with their children lives, they were the most likely to risk their life on the road as they are less likely to wear seatbelts when they are in the vehicle whether as a passenger or as a driver. They risk their life two times more than
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