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Parenting styles

"The type of discipline you use can have a dramatic effect on your child’s development. Your discipline strategies can have a big impact on the type of relationship you have with your child. The various approaches to discipline can even influence a child’s mood and temperament into adulthood. Researchers have discovered four types of parenting styles....
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Nature vs Nurture…

The nature versus nurture argument about personality has always seemed a little futile to me. It's a bit like debating whether a cake is the result of its ingredients or the baking process. Both are critically important steps which influence the outcome, much like nature and nurture do for personality. Researchers such as Alexander Thomas and...
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Permissive parenting

Permissive parenting is one of the four main types of parenting styles. It's characterized by a laid-back, carefree approach to raising kids. While permissive parents tend to be loving and affectionate, there can be some serious long-term consequences to children who don't receive enough discipline. Check out these 10 signs that may indicate you are...
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Authoritarian parent

"1 "My Way or the Highway" Authoritarian parenting is one of the four main parenting styles recognized by researchers. It's characterized by rigid rules and high demands. Authoritarian parents have high standards and can be highly critical when those standards aren't met. They also tend to offer less emotional warmth compared to authoritative parents. Read on...
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Tiger Mom – Give it Up

"When my daughter Lily was seven, I asked her one afternoon if she'd like to make cupcakes. She replied: "No." You might assume that most children would be thrilled to make a mess and lick icing off spoons. Instead, she eyed me suspiciously and replied tersely: "I don't want to learn about weighing and measuring." It was...
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Children’s Genetics Significantly Affect How They Are Parented

"Why Parenting Can Never Have a Rule Book: Children's Genetics Significantly Affect How They Are Parented Sep. 3, 2013 — Any parent will tell you that there is no simple recipe for raising a child. Being a parent means getting hefty doses of advice -- often unsolicited -- from others. But such advice often fails to...
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