Analysis Of Baaumrind's Three Styles Of Parenting

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Baumrind’s three styles of parenting are Authoritarian, Permissive, and Authoritative. The process of determining which style is more outstanding than the other is one for the debate club. Which method provides a more exceptional child than the other? Which approach decides if a child will be kind, caring, and conscientious or which approach causes a child to become narcissistic, develop psychopathy or become a sociopath? Are the various methods able to determine lifelong effects? How does the Bible help with raising children and where do each of these parenting methods appear in the Bible?
In the 1960’s, Diana Baumrind developed three methods of parenting. There is said to be a fourth style, but not by Baurmrind. The first of the caregiving
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Authoritative parents set clear limits, forgive and listen and most importantly guide their children rather than dictate, ignore, abuse, or exploit. Parentingscience.com (2010-2013) states, “Kids raised by authoritative parents are more likely to become independent, self-reliant, and are less likely to report depression and anxiety.” Authoritative parents are warm, the discipline style is balanced with open dialogue between child and parent. Conversation between parent and child and child and parent is open and honest. I believe most parents want parent in authoritative manner. Thinking about famous people that may have been the authoritative type, Danny Tanner from Full House is a perfect example of Authoritative parenting. Granted, this is a TV show and some of the episodes were beyond what reality is, but the show depicted how a parent should be with his children. Danny Tanner listened to his children, allowed them to express themselves and then prepared them for the consequences of their actions when they did something wrong. He talked with them, not at them. He allowed them to act their age, rather than expect them to respond as an adult. Danny Tanner was an exemplary

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