Instinctive Parenting

Instinctive Parenting

What is the instinctive style of parenting? This is probably the only parenting style that has no pre-defined rules. Here, parents raise, not by following laid down rules; rather use their sixth sense or instincts. Instinctive parents could either take cues from their...
Permissive Parenting

Permissive Parenting

What is the permissive/indulgent style of parenting? Permissive parents are extremely loving and nurturing. But they do not exercise any kind of discipline or control over their kids. These parents work on the concept that ‘kids will be kids’. This parenting style is...
Dolphin Parenting

Dolphin Parenting

What is the Dolphin style of parenting? Dolphin parents are nurturing parents. Just like dolphins, these parents are sociable by nature. These parents typically move between being firm on one extreme to being immensely flexible on the other while being reasonably...
Differential Parenting

Differential Parenting

What is the Differential style of parenting? This style of parenting is called differential because the parents, in this case, show discrepancy in their behavior and treatment towards their kids. This means that while they are positively oriented towards one or more...
Conscious Parenting

Conscious Parenting

What is the conscious style of parenting? In sharp contrast to conventional parenting models that believe in using strict rules and consequences to model the behavioral pattern of kids, the unconditional/conscious style of parenting tends to teach kids important...
Helicopter Parenting

Helicopter Parenting

What is Helicopter parenting style? Helicopter style of parenting/Overparenting is so called because typical to the helicopter, this type of parents always hover around their kids. They are over-protective – trying to control every aspect of the child’s life....