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Parenting Styles

Colorful Parents Playing Tug of War on Beach

Your parenting style is determined by how much control you assert on your children, and how supportive you are to their needs. Ultimately there...

Country Road in Thunderstorm with SLOW Sign

Slow parenting (also called simplicity parenting, free range parenting, and idle parenting) is a parenting style in which children are allowed to explore the...

Pile of Ben Franklin 100 dollar bills

While social status and wealth can afford children opportunities, letting children struggle and providing them time to bond with friends and family is also...

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Parenting styles have a profound effect on how a child developments. Researchers have conducted numerous studies assessing the impact of parenting styles on children. Authoritarian...

Green Turtle Stencil with Sign Reading Just Slow Down

Carl Honoré, author of ‘Under Pressure’ and ‘In Praise of Slowness’, inspires parents to slow down and find the natural balance between too little...

Boy looking through telescope in desert

Have you forgotten how to play? Discover your play personality, based on the book Play: How is Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and...

Tiger mom playing with soccer play

What exactly is the Chinese parenting style? For Amy Chua, it means no playdate, no sleepovers, only straight As, and playing the piano or...

Parenting books written about the Slow Parenting styles -- Idle Parenting, Free Range Parenting, and Simplicity Parenting -- all advocate for less parental intervention...

Mosaic Artwork of a Salmon

Sometimes the best parenting decision involves being the ‘parental salmon’ — swimming up-stream of the popular trend — in order to meet the best...

Children playing at sunset on beach

Modern parenting styles -- Helicopters, Tiger Moms, Free-range Parenting, Slow Parents, and Attachment Parenting – are nothing new;  they all have their roots in...