Authoritative Parenting: The Best Style in Children’s Learning
Keywords:Authoritative Role, Discipline, Personality Traits, Self-Esteem, Social Skills
The study purposes to analyses the influence of parents’ roles in their children’s learning, and claim the suitable parenting style with argumentations. The parents’ roles or accountability in children’s overall learning have been categorized into various parenting styles, i.e. authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved. A few types of research have indicated that parents in traditional societies have been exercising authoritarian parenting as a solution to make their children true followers. The national and international legal provisions are against this authoritarian parenting. On the contrary, most research has shown that authoritative parenting is the best style for children’s learning. It makes the children create socially valued self-esteem, develop social skills, democratic values, and personality traits, and value discipline. This theoretical study concludes that authoritative parenting makes children learn about humanism, mutual relationships, receptivity, conscientiousness, administer fair and consistent discipline, encourage independence, and express warmth and nurturance. The argumentations and claims under the discussion section signify the value of authoritative parenting.
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