Unformatted text preview: but parents willing to enforce expectations. Individuality of child encouraged. Danger of overprotection Which is Best? #4 children are more independent and responsible. Kids need expectations, yet also need good communication & flexibility. Control & support encourage acceptance of faith. #3 children tend towards dependency. Boys more likely to be hostile (even sociopathic), girls withdraw & have low goals. Can’t tolerate frustration. #2 produces aggressive, demanding children (possibly sociopathic at extreme), at least in early childhood. #1 parents tend to produce kids that are dependent and withdraw, sons are more hostile while girls have low goals. Kids more likely to develop externalized religion, not internalized. Discipline of Children Dobson emphasizes a basic characteristic of kids = willful defiance . Not listed in development tests. Basic to child’s nature (linked to inborn sin/depravity, carnal nature – likely reason it isn’t in secular texts)....
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- Fall '10
- Parent, danger, SET EXPECTATIONS, n’t tolerate frustration, low goals