Uninvolved Parenting Styles

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Parenting styles Part I. Discourse Community and Description of Problem Area. Now a day, the majority of teens have low-self esteem, misbehavior, and use drugs. The consequences of parenting styles is a significant problem that affects parents, children, and the community. Studies show that the benefit of authoritarian parenting and the disadvantage of uninvolved parenting are evident as early as the preschool years and continue throughout adolescence and into early adulthood. A recent study of 1,000 teens, for instance, by the Nacional Center on Addiction and Substance abuse evaluate a “hand-on” (roughly equivalent to the authoritarian or authoritative styles) approach versus a “hand-off” (akin to the permissive and uninvolved styles)…show more content…
There are some steps that parents could follow to improve their parenting style. First, talk to your spouse or partner. For example, if you are raising your kids with your husband, wife, or other committed partner, get on the same page. If you are a single parent, discuss your desire to improve parenting skills with people close to you. They can offer you support if they know what your goals are. Second, plan activities that do not involve cell phone, laptops, tablets, computers, or other electronic or technological devices. This should be a rule when you spend time together. Share affection with your kids. Physical contact such as hugs, kisses and cuddles will make your children feel more secure, loved, and connected to you. Third, access all the parenting resources you can. There are many experts and a lot of information on tools you can use to improve parenting skills. Take parenting classes online, read books, magazines and websites about parenting. You can subscribe to magazines such as Parents or Parenting for monthly parenting tips, or Join parenting communities. Groups of parents often get together in church, or through groups such as the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at
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