Which is the best parenting style – I am asked at a parenting workshop.
So a lot of parents get confused with the terminology surrounding parenting – here it is in very simple words –
Authoritarian – is when you load the child with responsibilities and give her/him no rights.
Permissive – is when you free the child of all responsibilities and give her/him too many rights and privileges.
Authoritative – is when the child has a bunch of responsibilities but also has a lot of rights.
What kind of parent are you?
Authoritative is of course the best kind of parenting.
Read this article to know how you can evolve into an authoritative parent.