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Authoritarian Parenting

What Is the Best Approach to Discipline?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 08.10.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

You will have to decide what discipline style resonates with your beliefs, instincts and child's temperament. Trust yourself, choosing what is right for you, rather than what others say is best -- including your parents, siblings or parenting experts.

Seeing the Souls of Your Children

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2012 | Parents
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Your toddler is having her second tantrum of the day while your four-year-old son is racing around the house with the neighbor's child. You feel compl...

Authoritarian Parenting, Permissive Parenting or Loving Parenting

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.14.2012 | Parents
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Our society swings back and forth between authoritarian and permissive parenting. This article describes why neither works to raise emotionally healthy children, and what does work.