Sunday, January 08, 2006

Inside Bay Area - Bay Area Living

Inside Bay Area - Bay Area Living: "DEVELOPMENTAL psychologists have identified four different child-rearing styles: authoritative, authoritarian, permissive and uninvolved. Of these four, the authoritative approach shines above the others, is recommended by most child-care experts, produces self-confident and self-controlled children and is backed by 30 years of conclusive research. But don't confuse this with authoritarian parenting ('My way or the highway!')."