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Permissive Parenting Impacts and Guidance Types of Parent The permissive parents are non-directive and not demanding.

. They do not push their children. They allow them to progress at their own pace. The permissive parents accommodate to their children demands. They are soft and lenient in bring up their children. The permissive parents are not status conscious and feel embarrassed when others talk about their children achievement. They listen to their children attentively and allow them to do things their way. The permissive parents have a high level of tolerance and will keep their cool when their children fall short of their expectation. Parenting Style The permissive parents seldom make demands for their children. Instead, they will yield to the demands of their children. The permissive parents are generally soft-natured and lenient. They rarely discipline their children. They tend to avoid confrontation with their children. The permissive parents have relatively low expectation for their children. They do not force their children to do something great. They allow them to grow at their own pace.

The permissive parents listen more than talking when they interact with their children. They try to understand their childrens needs and aspirations and would offer guidance when solicited. The permissive parents rarely talk about their children achievements. They prefer to keep a low profile for their children. The permissive parents treat like children like a friend. They do not boss around and accept their children as individuals capable of deciding their own destiny. The permissive parents rarely regulate the children behavior. They believe that their children should learn to make decisions without referring to them. By so doing their children would be able to learn better from their mistakes. Impacts of Parenting Style Children lack self control and discipline as they are not used to being controlled. They may feel insecure due to lack of direction and guidance. Those who inherited the dominant genes tend to boss around with their parents and others. They can become aggressive, demanding and rebellious in their social circle. Being dominant and overbearing, they may not be able to connect and bond with others resulting in poor interpersonal relationship skills. Those who inherited the genes of their own parents may remodel after their parents behavior. Researches had shown that children of permissive parents are linked to risky behavior such as alcohol, drug abuse and other form of misconduct.

Guidance to Parenting The permissive parents must make an effort to size up their children by observing their behavior and getting feedback from others about their conduct. Should the children emulate the good qualities of their behavior, they can achieve success and yet remain good natured and humble. Should they fall on the wrong track, the permissive parents should change their parenting styles and become an authoritarian to put them on the right track. Below are some tips of authoritarian parenting for their children.

Show your children that you are the boss in the family Be firm and consistent in disciplining your children Let your children know that they are doing well and praise them for their achievements Encourage your children to take turns in leading your family activities Make a habit to praise your children when they show their talents and do something well Teach your children to think, feel and do things positively Do not make it a habit to make all the decisions for your children, help them to be decisive Do not embarrass your children when they erred, assist your children to learn from their mistakes Express your good feelings about your children openly and sincerely

Help your children to see the brighter side of life Assist your children to conquer their fear Reward your children for their accomplishment