Style Of Parenting Styles

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According to Andy Smithson “The sign of great parenting is not the child’s behavior. The sign of truly great parenting is the parent’s behavior” (Smithson). Research has shown that children typically replicate the behavior of their parents. Parenting styles come in multiple categories such as authoritative, neglectful, permissive, and authoritarian. In which each parenting style has a different effect on each child. While one child may succeed with a certain parenting style another may not. Authoritative parenting incorporates high responsiveness and high demandingness. In contrary neglectful parenting lacks responsiveness and is uninvolved in the child’s life. Likewise, neglectful parenting is permissive parenting in which has low demands, but is loving to their child. Furthermore, the authoritarian parenting follows a more military-like way of teaching. With that, the authoritarian style of parenting consists of high expectations and little to none feedback on child's progression in front of the child. In all each parenting style such as authoritative, neglectful, permissive, and authoritarian shapes a child differently. A key component in shaping a child’s view point on themselves and how they perceive the world all starts with how the child was raised. According to B. Piko and M. Balázs “parenting deeply influences children’s development of personality and self- concept” (150). It has been found that children who grow up with the authoritative parenting have high self-esteem and show better academic achievement. Parents are more likely to guide their children and explain their reasoning behind certain rules or restrictions rather than saying “because I said so”. Parents encourage their children to have a mind of their own, p... ... middle of paper ... .... "Relationship between Parenting Styles and Self Compassion in Young Adults." Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, vol. 31, no. 2, Winter2016, pp. 441-451. EBSCOhost, db27.linccweb.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=121667818&site=ehost-live. Sartaj, Beenish and Naeem Aslam. "Role of Authoritative and Authoritarian Parenting in Home, Health and Emotional Adjustment." Journal of Behavioral Sciences, vol. 20, no. 1, June 2010, pp. 47-66. EBSCOhost, db27.linccweb.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=55301038&site=ehost-live. Piko, B. and M. Balázs. "Control or Involvement? Relationship between Authoritative Parenting Style and Adolescent Depressive Symptomatology." European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 21, no. 3, Mar. 2012, pp. 149-155. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1007/s00787-012-0246-0.

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