Show MoreThere are so many things in the world that people do to help children. Many people volunteer to help children and some decide to raise a child. Out of all the things to do raising a child is most difficult, and also very rewarding. When an individual chooses to be a parent, he or she should have four traits: a positive lifestyle, stability, tolerance, and patience. Having these traits helps on the long road of effective parenting. When an individual has a positive lifestyle, their child will look up to their parent. A positive lifestyle is good for a child because a parent is considered a role model. This means parents should have a job, a car, a place to live (a apartment or house), not abuse drugs or alcohol, and speak using…show more content…
So when he was a teenager, his mother was very tolerant of him. She made and still makes most of his decisions. His mother also made sure that nobody took advantage of Michael. For example, when Michael turned twenty- one, he had a lot of friends who were underage, and these kids wanted Michael to buy them alcohol. With his disability, Michael was not sure if it was wrong for him to do this. His mother explained to him how it was wrong and told him "Those kids really are not your friends." It is good that he has a mother who understands him despite his disability. Finally, parenting requires a lot of patience. It is important that a parent has patience because impatience causes frustration. For example, if a newborn baby is crying nonstop, a parent should use patience and stop and think about what is going on, or what can be done to stop the crying. Overall, parenting is a big job in itself. However, effective parenting can be more difficult. From living a positive lifestyle, having patience, using tolerance, and being stable, a parent is very occupied. There are also more traits an effective parent should have but these are the most
Essay on An Effective Parenting Style
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Parents have a major role in their children lives because of how they decided to raise their children. Parents tell their children what is right and what is wrong. According to the Wikipedia, “Parenting style is a psychological construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing.” As parents use the technique to raise their children, they also shaped their value and personality. “Parenting style considers the balance between two aspects of parenting, namely, control, and warmth” (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1041). The most commonly heard parenting styles are authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, and uninvolved. Authoritative parenting is the one with most control and…show more content…
Statistically, the number difference for adolescents with authoritative and uninvolved parents is higher than .30. Compare to the according to one of the tables provided by the study, there was no significant difference between authoritarian and permissive parenting; the differences within the two types of parenting is no more than .10 (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1044).
It is a law to wear the seat belt at all time when the vehicle is on the road; however it is not proven by professional that ten out of ten drivers or passenger have their seatbelt on when the vehicle is in action. The same study from American Academy Pediatrics tells adolescents with controlling parent, authoritative and authoritarian, are most likely to wear seat belts (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1043). As authoritative and authoritarian parents believe that seatbelts are equal to safety (Ginsburg, Durbin, Garcias-Espana, Kalicka, and Winston, p. 1043); therefore, they socialized and hammered the habit of wearing seatbelt into their children’s brain. In contrast, as the result of parents being so uninvolved with their children lives, they were the most likely to risk their life on the road as they are less likely to wear seatbelts when they are in the vehicle whether as a passenger or as a driver. They risk their life two times more than