authoritative parenting

How-to be an authoritative parent: 3 strategies (Video)

Authoritative parents have high expectations but also respond to the emotional needs of their kids. They set clear rules, utilize positive reinforcement, and encourage independence.  According to Developmental Psychologist Dr. Diana Baumrind, authoritative parenting is the “optimal” parenting style, as it enables kids to build self-esteem, perform well at school,…

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