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Authoritative Parenting: Characteristics and Effects

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What is Authoritative Parenting? A parent with an authoritative style is demanding, but also responsive. Demanding: Parents have high yet reasonable expectations and set rules to guide their children’s decision making. Responsive: Parents have a high degree of warmth and nurturing where children’s thoughts, opinions and feelings are taken into consideration. Being responsive is the …

Are You an Uninvolved Parent?

What is an Uninvolved Parent?  Uninvolved Parenting, also known as neglectful parenting, is neither demanding nor responsive. Not Demanding: Parents have little to no expectations for their children’s behavior. Not Responsive: Parents are neglectful of their children’s needs. Some examples of uninvolved parenting include: “You’re on your own” mindset Parents expect children to raise themselves …

Are you using an Authoritarian Parenting Style?

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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 …