Parenting styles: An evidence-based guide
Parenting styles: An evidence-based guide © 2010-2018 Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., all rights reserved The concept of parenting styles was first introduced by Diane Baumrind to explain differences in the way parents attempt to control and socialize their children. Do parents show lots of affection, or remain aloof? Do they expect blind obedience, or encourage children to ask questions? Do they enforce limits, or let kids do as they please? Here you will find information about the four basic parenting styles: As I explain in the linked articles above, authoritative parenting is associated with the best child outcomes. For more information, see also these reviews of And here--below--is an overview of the four basic parenting styles: What researchers mean when they talk about parenting style, and how different styles seem to affect children. What do researchers mean when they talk about "parenting style"? But parenting is more than a set of specific practices. Wasn't there a compromise? What does it matter?
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