Jan 11, 2022 in Life Coaching
What is Your Parenting Style?
Check out the following parenting styles and introspect on your own style...
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
What is your parenting style? Check out the following parenting styles and introspect on your own style...
We don’t anymore describe parents as merely “strict” or “lenient.” Parenting styles now come with titles and definitions. Following are the six of the most common parenting styles that today’s moms and dads are applying to their families.
1. Instinctive Parenting
This might be called the “old school” method of parenting, “intuition” or simply a feeling of “go with your gut.” Instinctive parenting is defined as “very much your own personal style of parenting, usually influenced by your own upbringing.” In other words, as an instinctive parent, you’re more likely to teach what you know and parent the way you were parented, whether you were brought up by your mother and father, siblings, or another caregiver.
2. Attachment Parenting
In attachment parenting, the goal is for parent and child to form a strong emotional bond. The people who adopt this parenting style strive to promptly respond to their child’s needs and be sensitive and emotionally available for their child at all times. The belief is that strong attachment to the parent helps the child become a more secure, empathic, peaceful human being. Too much attachment can be detrimental. The children will have to fly off sometime & parents need to let go.
3. Authoritative Parenting
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“You live under my roof, you follow my rules!” It’s a cliché, but one that parents may often find themselves speaking and it probably most closely mimics the authoritative parenting style. The parents who fit into this category typically establish rules and guidelines and expect their children to follow them, but the methodology is a bit more democratic than “what I say goes.” For children who fail to meet the authoritative parent’s expectations, the parent is more nurturing, forgiving and responsive. Another style is AUTHORITARIAN.
The Dictatorship style we are sure none of us are following in our homes.
4. Helicopter Parenting
Helicopter parents constantly interact with and often interfere with their children’s lives. They hover like a helicopter. While helicopter parenting is fairly normal to ensure the safety and security of babies and very young children, being forewarned and smothering your child in every aspect of their life can ultimately backfire. Too much of this style of parenting and children can become dependent on their parents’ money, time and advice past their college years and into their professional careers. And we don’t need that for sure.
5. Permissive Parenting
It’s a child’s world for permissive parents, sometimes referred to as nontraditional, indulgent parents. They have very few demands to make of their children and rarely discipline them because they have relatively low expectations of maturity and self-control. If at any point the word “lenient” comes back into play, it’s for this type of parent. The permissive parenting style is often evidenced by individuals who try to be more friend than a parent, avoid confrontation and are generally nurturing and communicative.
6. Free-Range Parenting
Hoping none of us ever burn out enough to resort to this kind of parenting style!
What type of Parent are You?
Parenting is not a fashion, a job, or a checklist of attributes. It’s a state of being. Listen to advice, but remember it’s your life and your child. They want you to be happy as much as you want them to be. Don’t pressurize yourself into thinking you should be doing X, Y, or Z and that if you’re not, you’re somehow a ‘bad parent’. Thoughtfulness and insight are very useful – but above all, I firmly believe, if you love your children, and they know you love them, everything else will follow.
Original article: https://awesomepoweroflove.com/2015/11/30/what-is-your-parenting-style/