Entries from August 2009

An Interview About Parenting Styles

Author: , August 4th, 2009

Jack Sofronsky, a postgraduate student at Howard University talks about attitudes and parenting styles in his family: “…Speaking about my family, I have to say that my parents were mostly using permissive parenting style. But, at the same time, their parenting strategy included some elements of authoritative style as well, when it was necessary. That […]

Parenting Styles

Author: , August 3rd, 2009

Since the beginning of the twentieth century, a great deal of researchers and theorists has been studying the issues of parents’ influence on the development of their children. According to E. Maccoby and J. Martin, who were exploring the problems of parent-child interaction, four types of parenting styles can be identified as the following: authoritarian, […]