Parenting Ch 12

Parenting Ch 12 - Parenting: Choices, Challenges, Changes...

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Parenting: Choices, Challenges, Changes Chapter 12
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Data Digest Congress recognized Mother’s Day as a national holiday in 1914. Father’s Day became an official holiday in 1972. A full-time stay at home mother would earn about $135,000 a year if paid for all her work. 76% of U.S. adults approve of spanking to discipline a child. This percentage has been fairly consistent since 1946, when 72% approved. 60% of women return to work within six months of giving birth, and 46% return to work within three months. The most stressed people in America are working mothers: 65% say that they have little time to relax, compared with 55% of working dads and 27% of two- income couples with no children. The number of parents who report never talking with their child about drugs doubled from 6% in 1998 to 12% in 2004. 73% of parents say that today’s kids are too focused on buying things. Fields et. al, 2001; Jones, 2002a; Lyons, 2004; ;Partnerships for a Drug-Free America, 2004; Tyre et al., 2004; Carroll, 2006; Wulfhorst, 2006
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Parenting Styles and Discipline Parenting style: A general approach to interacting with and discipline with children Styles vary along two dimensions: Support - responsiveness Control - demandingness
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Parenting Styles Authoritarian Parenting Obedience and status oriented, demanding and controlling of children, not very warm or affectionate, rigid rules, parent child communication low, power is the key Permissive Parenting Indulgent parents, high levels of warmth, affection and responsiveness toward their children, adequate to high levels of parent/child communication Authoritative Parenting Parents are responsive but demanding, does not use shame, withdrawal of love, guilt to control behavior Uninvolved Parenting Low in responsiveness, warmth and affection, parents may reject and neglect their children
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Parenting Styles Parenting Style Parental Support
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course WOST 301 taught by Professor Bessellieu during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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Parenting Ch 12 - Parenting: Choices, Challenges, Changes...

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