The Pros And Cons Of Parenting

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Parenting When I asked them to describe their parent I wanted to see if parenting styles have some effect on whether they would steal or not. The middle schooler said that his mother was stricter, and his father was more laid back and lenient so that made me think his mother is more Authoritarian and the father was more permissive in their parenting styles. Authoritarian parenting, also called strict parenting, is characterized by parents who are demanding but not responsive. Authoritarian parents “allow for little open dialogue between parent and child and expect children to follow a strict set of rules and expectations. They usually rely on punishment to demand obedience or teach a lesson. Permissive parenting, also known as indulgent parenting is another potentially harmful style of parenting. These parents are responsive but not demanding. These parents tend to be lenient while trying to avoid confrontation. The benefit of this parenting style is that they are usually very nurturing and loving.” (Types) “The negatives, however, outweigh this benefit. Few rules are set for the children of permissive parents, and the rules are inconsistent when they do exist. This lack of structure causes these children to grow up with little self-discipline and self-control. Some parents adopt this method as an extreme opposite approach to their authoritarian upbringing, while others are simply afraid to do anything that may upset their child.” (Types) when I asked the high schooler
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