A recent study has shown that one in five children are overweight or obese. Physical activity is the key to a healthy development and both healthcare providers and parents should promote a healthy lifestyle and a physically active lifestyle. Regardless, many fail to teach their children the importance of physical activity. From walking, to […]
Being a parent is never a simple task. No matter how happy or excited you might be at the thought of becoming of parent, you will soon discover that the job you have signed up for is far from being simple to master. However, being a parent is not all stress and nerves, yelling […]
There have been conducted researches in order to learn the effects of a controlling parenting style; Some of them pointed out that children who had over controlling parents feel they are not competent or they feel insecure, and are not able to make their own decisions, manage the many situations encountered in life and its stressors.
As Diana Baumrind’s on study parenting concluded, the permissive parenting is too soft. The parents make sure they respond to most or even all of their children’s requests, while they do not ensure an appropriate level of demandingness. This type of parenting often leads to bringing up spoiled children.
Being a parent is a difficult task and not everyone is made for it. Parents have an important role in their children’s lives, in their developing and education. The included quotes about parents and children are sources for inspiration and advice for parents and children, alike.
Psychologist Diana Baumrind concluded in her studies on parenting that this parenting style is emotionally rigid and harsh. Authoritarian parents are not able to respond adequately to their children’s requests and are not able to offer the children enough nurturing, while they are too demanding and they do not regard open communication as an option
The role of the parent is highly important in children’s life, in their development as a person. It requires focus, investment and commitment. Parents Day was established in 1994 when Bill Clinton officially approved a resolution adopted by the United States Congress in order to hold on the fourth Sunday of every July.