Characteristics Of Effective Parenting

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Parents are like superheroes of their children “after seeing my mother 's disappointed face once again, something inside of me began to die” (Schillb). Effective parenting is being aware of your children; listening to your children, monitoring their physical health, but the utmost, helping their emotional health. In the end, most parents just want to provide for their children and take care of them. Some parents are not active enough in their children 's life, or some take it too far. The Mother in Two Kinds by Amy Tan portrayed ineffective parenting due to her impossible high standards; however, parents in The Perils of Parenting in the Digital Age have characteristics of proper parenting because of their awareness of the children’s career. …show more content…
By not monitoring what children are posting, it will affect them in their future jobs “Kids are losing jobs because of the things they posted”(Schillb). It is the best interest of parents to monitor their kids public postings because employers have backlogs to research their potential employer. Bullies are now closer than ever, besides of just a physical presence, they can be following, and stalking their kids at a much more closer range, and parents may not even be aware of it. His purpose throughout this excerpt was to warn parents to be acknowledgable on what their children do in the internet. According to Hogan “ In the United States, 87% of families have more than one television set per household, and 46% of homes own all four electronic media—television, VCR, video game player, and computer” the parents themselves grew up with television, and their parents disallowing them to watch vulgar shows like wrestling (Hogan). Nowadays, these vulgar media sources are often portrayed in the internet now. The once childrens on wrestling are now using effective parenting to grow their children to their best …show more content…
She worked extra hard to be able to provide her with a tutor, and an expensive piano. By having an only child, she had so much hope in a single person. The family never had that much money as the aunt, she spent her free time working as a cleaner to help her daughter. The child never appreciated her mother until her passing away, but it was furthermore contributed to the mothers harsh and tiger mom like characteristics. Also, in The Perils of Parenting in the Digital Age, children feel shocked when their parents are not paying attention to them, like when they are playing sports “other students complained to him that their parents were so wrapped up in the Internet they didn’t come to ball games or spent time with their children” this is the same as when the parents were children and their parents were working, or just needed time to decompose.
The Mother in Two Kinds by Amy Tan portrayed ineffective parenting due to her impossible high standards; however, parents in The Perils of Parenting in the Digital Age have characteristics of proper parenting because of their awareness of the children’s career. Some parents may not be active enough in a child 's life, while some may take it to the next level and make their child be what they missed out on and could not be. You as a parent may have both of the traits that parents from both excerpt

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