Parenting Styles. 4 Different Parenting Styles and their Effects on Children. Dimensions of Parenting. Parental warmth – The degree to which parents are accepting, responsive, and compassionate with their children.
4 Different Parenting Styles and their Effects on Children
Not High Achievers
Children from authoritarian homes are so strictly controlled that they are often prevented from making their own decisions
Children from permissive homes often get used to having what they want, but without guidance; they can be spoiled, aimless, anxious, insecure, rebellious
Back bone: parents need it.
Less likely to be disruptive or delinquent
Children whose parents expect them to perform well, to fulfill commitments, and to participate actively in family duties, experience the satisfaction that comes from meeting responsibilities and achieving success.
Provide more successes than failures for the child.
Give lots of encouragement.
Give them freedom to fail with acceptance.
Give unconditional love.
Do not set standards unreasonably high.
Eliminate the negative.
Be a good role model.
Give your children responsibility
Help your child develop talents
Take their ideas, emotions and feelings seriously.
Allow exploration and encourage questions.
In the short run, spanking seems to work; however, in the long run, spanking is not effective (Holden, 2002)
Children who are spanked are:
Outcomes are related to frequency, severity of spankings. All findings are correlational.