Month: April 2019

Are you using an Authoritarian Parenting Style?

Authoritarian Parenting

What is an Authoritarian Parent? Two things define authoritarian parenting: high demands and low responsiveness. High Demands: Parents have expectations that children follow directions with no explanations, lots of restrictions and harsh punishments. Low Responsiveness: Parents don’t consider child’s circumstances or feelings. Authoritarian parents are often stern, strict, cold, and aloof to their child’s emotional …