Episode #56: Four Different Parenting Styles to Choose From

Dr. Connie Omari:

Hello, hello, hello, this is Dr. Oh, and how old are you? Abby? I’m six. All right, Abby is going to be my co-host today. And I thought she’d be a great co-host because today we are talking about parenting styles. So with the help of my co-host, we are going to break down the four different parenting styles and see what we can do to see where you potentially are as a parent in each of these parenting styles. All right, parenting style number one. Teasing. Authoritative, authoritative—alright, an authoritative parent will ask the question. Let’s talk about it.

So when something comes up that makes you feel uncomfortable, at ease, or makes your child feel rather uncomfortable, are you the type of parent who really wants to hear their perspective and really wants to make sure that their voice is a part of the solution to the problem? Do you hear them? Do you listen to them? Do you invite them to participate in the potential outcome of this issue? All right. parenting style number two. Authoritarian: All right, authoritarian is because I said so. So this is the type of parenting situation where the only person whose opinion matters is yours. And as you can imagine, if you don’t like it being done to you, your child probably doesn’t like it either.

So yeah, that’s something to think about. Are you an authoritative or authoritarian parent? The next one is permissive. All right. So a permissive parent is one who has kind of low expectations; they can do whatever they want. And one of the things I can think about with just this cup of tomatoes is that when I was in high school, there was this house, and their parents, oh my god, like every day, were the most popular kids at school. But that’s because their parents will let you drink alcohol at their house, no matter what. So, or I should say, rather, you’re not in charge, like not being a respectful person or parent, etc.

All right, finally. And evolve a net connectable, neglectful child; this is the type of parent who just says, You know what you’re on your own. I don’t care about what you do. I’m absent. This is like the absent father, or, you know, the emotionally unavailable mother, etc. So I’ll just go through them again really quickly. There’s authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, permissive, uninvolved, neglectful, or neglectful in class. So, these are the four parenting styles that exist. If you love your children, As much as I love mine, chances are that you want to make sure that you’re getting the best that you can. We support parents and help them support their children. So if we can help you in any way, please let us know. Our information is below. Thank you so much for your time today. And we appreciate you for allowing us to give you our support, peace, and blessings. Say bye bye