What Type of Parenting Style Do You Use With Your Children?

Children Seek Guidance From Their Parents

When I became pregnant with my first child, I had the notion that parenting was easy and that I wasn’t going to be like my parents.  Once, my child was old enough to start having some behavior issues, I immediately changed my tune.  I was becoming my parents and that was scary to me, and many new parents find themselves in the same situation.  As a child, we learn by modeling what we are taught and these things are stored in the back of our mind. These memories slowly unleash themselves, when we find ourselves in a similar parenting situation.

Disclosure:  This post is for informational purposes only.  All opinions reflected in this post are my own and may differ from your own opinions.

What type of parenting style do you use?

There are 4 basic styles of parenting that many parents use.  Which of the four parenting styles do you use to parent your child/children?

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4 Responses

  1. I know what type of parent I think I am and thankfully, it appears that I am that. But, I’m not perfect so I’m sure that at times, I’m all four types. Thanks for sharing.

    Besos, Sarah
    Blogger at Journeys of The Zoo

    • Christy says:

      I think at some point we are all of the different parenting types. As certain situations cause us to respond differently to our kids especially when our tactics aren’t working. Thank you for stopping by Sarah.

  2. Andrea says:

    Sadly I might be a mix of these. Leaning towards authoritative but with moments of the others.

    • Christy says:

      I am too Andrea. I don’t think there is anything wrong with that. It helps to recognize so that you can overcome any weaknesses. Thank you for stopping by.

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