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Here are some parenting tips that explain the most effective parenting style. The “authoritative” parenting style, according to Dr. Michael Rich, the Director of Harvard’s Center on Media and Child Health, is considered the most effective parenting style.
Dr. Rich’s video might also help you understand effective and ineffective parenting.
What are the four parenting styles?
- What is Authoritative or democratic (effective) parenting?
- What is Permissive (ineffective) parenting?
- What is Authoritarian (ineffective) Parenting?
- What is Uninvolved or apathetic (ineffective) parenting?
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The Most effective parenting style is the authoritative parenting style and Dr. Rich suggests being clear, open and communicative with your children and they will be the same with you.
We hope these parenting tips resources help you. If you need help changing your parenting style to raise happy and healthy children, contact a licensed mental health professional, parenting specialist or organization that can help you become an effective authoritative parent.