Permissive style parents give kids lots of love, but little structure.These parents are often loving and great fun, but not so great parents.
They teach their children self control and how to be independent.
Authoritative parents teach their kids to be responsible and to think about the consequences of their actions.
Kids don't come with a handbook, unfortunately, and there's no perfect parenting style. Parenting styles usually end up being a blend of mom's style and dad's style.
If both parents have two entirely different styles of parenting, they might end up disagreeing on which style is better.
Which type are you -- do you always enforce the rules or give in at the first sight of a quivery lip and the sound of "Pleeeease?
" In an authoritative parenting style, parents discipline in a firm and consistent, but fair manner.
Behavior with one another can change opinions of a person very rapidly.
On one side, there’s my mom, the lecturer, who’s always the direct kind of person.
They set rules and explain them to their child so that the youngster knows what is expected.
Authoritative parents know children need love, but they are also aware that they need rules and limits.