Parenting Styles Influence

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How Parenting Styles an Influence on Child Development? Henny J. Aquino Dr. Theodore March 7th, 2018 Abstract Parenting styles influence child development. There are 4 different types of parenting styles, which are authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglectful. Parenting styles influence a child’s behavior, social life, and ability to perform and/or achieve. The child will either have positive performance, behavior and/or high achievements, or not depending on the type of parenting the child is undergoing. Research has been done to demonstrate the different types of parenting styles and the effect or role it plays with children. Therefore, results show that positive parenting, affectionate, communicative, and supportive, lead to children…show more content…
Foster children who receive affection and communicate with their foster parents tend to have less behavioral problems except for anxiety/depression. Children who are neglected and judged are more likely to have more behavioral problems such as aggressive behavior, rule breaking, anxiety/depression, etc. When looking at authoritarian parenting foster children have all types of behavioral problems except that these children will not withdraw from the environment. Research says that because of this type of parenting that sets forth discipline and obedience, children have the biggest behavioral problem when it comes to the outside world. They have aggressive behavior towards the environment. Authoritative parenting demonstrates less behavioral problems with children and children working on bettering their behavior. Indulgent and neglectful parenting shows similar results to that of authoritarian parenting because children will find it difficult to establish boundaries and obey rules (Fuentes, Salas, Bernedo, Garcia-Martin, (2014). According to other researchers (Schofield & Beek 2005, 2009; Fernandez 2009), as cited in Fuentes et al., (2014) would agree that when foster parents are aggressive and have harsh attitude children would have more behavioral…show more content…
An environment where a family is supportive and children can be independent by taking on tasks without the fear of failure can advance in achievement. In a home where there is less affection, children feel as if they are being judged and doubt themselves, which will result in the child’s lack in not taking and overcoming challenges (Hibbard, & Walton, 2014). Children of neglected households should look into prevention and intervention programs, as their behavior tends to change negatively with time. Research shows that when children undergo these programs their negative behavior reduced when family authority was increased. Authoritative and indulgent parenting is similar in that with time adolescents seek high levels of success. Authoritarian and neglected parenting were similar in that during adolescent’s parents lose control and supervision of the adolescent, which can then lead to different results (Luyckx et al., 2011). Foster parents do have an impact on child behavior. Foster parents that give affection, communication, and demonstrate authoritative parenting will lessen the high risks of behavioral problems a foster child can have. Parents that stay away from authoritarian, neglectful, and indulgent parenting styles and search for positive parenting approaches can lessen the demand from
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