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Parental Styles

Parental Styles

Author: Barbara Ludins

This lesson will compare and contrast various parenting styles and their effect on children.

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Source: Video created by Barbara Ludins

Terms to Know
Authoritarian Parents

Control and evaluate behavior and attitudes of their children; set strict rules with little flexibility.

Authoritative Parents

—Committed, loving and supportive while maintaining firm boundaries; —rational, intelligent, verbal “give-and-take”; —discuss rules and policies with their children.

Permissive Parents

—Less controlling, fewer demands with no clear guidelines for their children, consult with children about decisions, less enforcement of rules, and may use reason instead of direct power.