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When Parents Have Different Styles: Does It Spell Disaster?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.29.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

When your parenting style differs from that of your partner, it can be frustrating at best and destructive at worst, creating dissonance and distance between partners and confusion among the kids. But different parenting styles needn't spell disaster. Divergent styles can help prepare kids for a world of negotiating various types of people.

Avoiding The Parent Trap: How To Change Your Thoughts About Parenting Teens

John Duffy, Psy.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Duffy, Psy.D.

I know for a fact that we parent teens today with more fear, ego and judgment than calm, confidence and openness. There are countless theories as to why.