Describe your family We are very close We are somewhat close We are not too close We are not close at all
Families that were not close reported that they - Weren’t happy most of the time Felt life was boring Felt they have less fun than most people Seldom felt close to people Didn’t care about getting along with their parents Were not concerned about living up to their religious and moral training Felt that they were not getting a good education and did not expect to go to college
Parenting Style Definition Parenting is a complex activity Parenting style refers to two specific parts of parenting: Parental Permissiveness Parental Strictness
Parental Permissiveness Refers to the extent to which parents intentionally foster individuality, self- regulation, and self-assertion by being attuned, supportive, and accommodating to children’s special needs and demands.
Parental Strictness Refers to the claims parents make on children to become integrated into the family whole, by their maturity demands, supervision, disciplinary efforts, and willingness to confront the child who disobeys.
Ways to foster a child’s self-esteem provide more successes than failures give them freedom to fail with acceptance give lots of encouragement give unconditional love do not set standards unreasonably high allow independence eliminate the negative avoid ridicule
Ways to foster a child’s self-esteem give your children responsibility be a good role model take their ideas, emotions, and feelings seriously help your child develop talents set limits allow exploration and encourage questions be available