In the book The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, the parenting style that best fits the parents is permissive, they show every characteristic of a permissive parent. They “rarely discipline” Jeannette when she burns herself cooking hotdogs (Cherry, “The Four Styles of Parenting”). “I was on fire. It’s my earliest memory.
According to Cherlin, “The authoritative parent combines high levels of emotional support with consistent, moderate control of their children” (p. 275). This style is different than the authoritarian or helicopter style as it does not involve control, but instead explained discipline. Leslie Kendall Dye exhibits this style when she defends herself after being scolded for being a permissive parent “I have no tolerance for rudeness, for whining, for unwarranted aggression. I talk to my child frequently about empathy and manners. She has chores each morning and evening, and I ferociously police the number of toys in our house” (par. 9).
Madison James Authoritative parenting is the parenting style that my parents used when I was growing up. Growing up with this parenting style I have become independent and self reliant. Some characteristics of authoritative parents include: listening to their child, letting their child express their opinion, encouraging their children, giving them fair and reasonable consequences, giving their child the opportunity to express their reasoning, having expectations for their children, and most of all showing warmth and nurture to their child. Both my mom and dad have always listened to me and never ignored me. No matter what they have always listened to everything I've ever had to say.
Authoritarian parenting style is letting the child know that you are in charge and it is my way or the highway. The parents have all the control and does not let the child make decision and does not set them up to be able to make their own choices in their latter years. Authoritative parenting also referred to as positive parenting (232) is letting the child explore their individual wants and needs while the parent is encouraging this behavior. This parenting style is encourage by experts because it is the most effective (232). It is being a well-rounded parent that believes in being their for your child emotionally, setting rules, and wanting your child to be independent.
Another theory or psychology term that can be interpreted in the movie is different parenting styles such as permissive and authoritative parenting. Permissive and or Indulgent parenting is characterized by parents or guardians being too involved or interested in a child’s life, but at the same time they do not demand much from the child, such as having low expectations. Parents who use this type of parenting usually have few rules or standards for behavior. However if they do enforce the rules they are often very inconsistent or not really forced upon the child. Permissive parents also try to be more of a friend to a child rather than an adult.
They are high in warmth and nurturance (Hutchison et al.,2016). Baumrind believes that parenting styles are a pertinent factor to a child's socioemotional development. Permissive parents make few demands and do not usually use punishment. They tend to be very nurturing and loving.
Growing up I was surrounding in a home environment that was both strict and loving. My dad is a very authoritarian individuals with his parenting style but he can be authoritative. My mom on the other hand was authoritative. Growing up, both myself and my two older brothers, knew when we had crossed a line with our parents. Anytime we would't do as we were told it resulted in consequences, for example: being "whipped", no technology privelodges, writing sentences repeatively, and being grounded.
I want to explain mainly what the parenting style are. According to Baumrind and her colleagues, there are three parenting styles. These are authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive parenting styles. Baumrind focused on communication and interaction between parents and child. Authoritarian parenting style; parents who have an authoritarian parenting style set strict rules for their children and rules are important for these parents.
They have general acceptance of the child’s decisions and tolerance tendencies to ignore the child’s misbehavior. They are highly supportive but make few rules and trusts rather that monitors. Parents who use this style will raise indulgent, spoiled, disobedient, immature, disrespectful, rebellious, and self-centered kids who expect to get everything their own way. (Yahoo.com, n.d.) Similar to the permissive in that the child makes their own decisions and must face the consequences, the uninvolved parenting “style” can hardly be called a style at all.
One of the more common styles used, it incorporates effective discipline tactics like an authoritarian, but offer equal love and nurturance like a permissive parent would. The benefits to authoritative parenting compared to the prior two styles are that a child’s life is more balanced. Children from authoritative backgrounds receive more of a normal life compared to those with permissive or authoritarian upbringings. Parents will mutually guide them with love, but not hesitate reprimand them when a wrongdoing has occurred. By doing so, it prevents children from being spoiled.
The parents believe that they are correct in the ways they are raising their children are going to be similar in both categories. Few parents will admit that styles of parenting is wrong so, they are going to either have a bias or not be open to critical analysis of their current parenting methods. This does not mean that one style is particularly better than the
For example, in addition to being both warm and firm, authoritative parents set standards for the child's conduct but form expectations that are consistent with the child's developing needs and capabilities. (Lawrence Sternberg, 2002).They places a high value on the development of autonomy and self-direction but assume the ultimate responsibility for their child's behavior. Authoritative parents deal with their child in a rational, issue-oriented manner, frequently engaging in discussion and explanation with their children over matters of discipline. (Lawrence Sternberg,
However, there are many different theories and opinions on the best way to raise a child as well as the amount of investments of time and effort a parent is willing to give to their child or children. This concept is broken up into four categories known as the four types of Parenting Styles; they are the Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive and Uninvolved Parenting. Authoritarian parents are not very affectionate. They are very restrictive, strict disciplinarians, and it is a very punitive parenting style. There is no discussion with their child and family rules and standards are not
Permissive parents exert little control over their children and the child has free rein over what they do and when they do it. Children have control over most of their own decisions, especially dealing with common things like bedtimes and activities (Stein and Breckenridge). Parents who exhibit permissive characteristics have low enforcement of rules and authority resulting in limited punishment if any. Parents are seen only as resources for a child if they are needed. A parent takes more of a role as a friend than an actual parent (Abdul and Kurukkan).
The third parenting style is permissive parenting. Permissive parenting offers warmth and caring but little parental control. Parents like this will not act responsible for shaping their child's ongoing or future behavior. There will be low expectations and little to no discipline when children make mistakes.