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Doctor insights on: Codependency And Authoritarian Parenting Style

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Is authoritarian parenting associated with what many would consider "old fashioned parenting" if this parenting is bad why do so many favor it?

Is authoritarian parenting associated with what many would consider "old fashioned parenting" if this parenting is bad why do so many favor it?

Parenting styles: Parenting is a very difficult job and there is no formal training. Generally, people learn to parent as they were parented- since they are the only roll models around. So, many parents either copy their parents techniques or go the other way. Authoritarian parenting may be the model for many people and they have no idea how to change their style. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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What are some good parenting styles?

What are some good parenting styles?

Active parenting: This style teaches you to give your child freedom with limits. The limits expand as the child shows more responsibility. Check out dr. Michael popkin's program at www. Activeparenting. Com. I used to teach the class to parents and found to be the best. ...Read more

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How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

Go authoritative: Authoritative is typically the healthiest parenting style. This parenting style sets limits and provides direction while also remaining flexible and encouraing growth. Permissive, uninvolved, and authoritarian all have some down sides. These styles have been associated with poor eating, low self-esteem, over dependence, substance use and other negative behaviors. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the birth of a child affect the parents life style and goals?

Can you tell me how the birth of a child affect the parents life style and goals?

Life-changer: Very interesting question that can take a whole book to answer. Children are the best gift life has to offer, they need both parents to be healthy, loved and available physically and emotionally. Most of the dysfunction we see in the USA is due to poor family communication and unhealthy dynamics. Children change life styles and goal priorities in many positive ways. Make them a priority, worth it ...Read more

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My wife is under weight, (22 yr old, 158 cm, 39 kg). How can we increase the weight. We have normal routine of life style. Her parents are also slim.

My wife is under weight, (22 yr old, 158 cm, 39 kg). How can we increase the weight. We have normal routine of life style. Her parents are also slim.

Calorie dense foods: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, fatty fishes and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Avoid sugary foods, sodas, chips and pills. Although they are indeed high calorie, they do not provide appropriate nutrition and are difficult for your body to process. Good luck ...Read more

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If a parent is a user, will the kid be too?

If a parent is a user, will the kid be too?

It's depends: Daughters of mothers who are addicted and sons of fathers who are addicts have higher likelihood of inheriting a physiological predisposition to become addicted (about 50% chance). This is due to both nature and nurture. ...Read more

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Why is community support important for parenting?

Why is community support important for parenting?

Stress reduction: Parenting is the most important job one can have and therefore support in the process from fellow parents is critical to helping keep the stress under control. Whether this comes formally through support groups or informally through friends and family, support is part of self care and helps us keep our stress at bay. Support can provide us with tips and relief in times of need. ...Read more

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Is it legal for a parent to slap his child in the u.S.?

Is it legal for a parent to slap his child in the u.S.?

Yes but: Each culture defines what its usual forms of acceptable parenting include. Within the American culture, you may be carted off to jail for child endangerment if your neighbor reports this kind of "parenting". Less so if you slapped the kids rear end, but you cross the wrong taboo here and you will need a lawyer. ...Read more

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What happens to a child if his or her parent becomes mentally ill?

What happens to a child if his or her parent becomes mentally ill?

Depends: The staff dealing with the parent will generally include social workers & mental health nurses that are well aware of the needs of the extended family. Children of an impaired parent will be placed when possible with family members or may need temporary foster care. In my state the facility works with family services to identify & provide these services when needed. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a baby contracting add if only one parent has add?

What are the chances of a baby contracting add if only one parent has add?

Some chance: There is robust evidence of the genetic heritability of adhd. Twin studies and family studies point to a genetic heritability of up to 60%. A sibling of a child with adhd has a 3x increase of risk for adhd. ...Read more

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What is it like being a teen parent and what are some of the risks/outcomes of your baby?

What is it like being a teen parent and what are some of the risks/outcomes of your baby?

Teen parenting: Highly challenging! First of all pregnancy itself is high risk with increased incidence of pregnancy induced hypertensiona etc. Then challenges of raising the baby with increased demands if new born---- needs adult help and supervision. ...Read more

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Can parents attend sex ED classes?

Can parents attend sex ED classes?

Here are some. ..: Traditional and local social taboo has barred something to happen and someone to participate in certain aspects of life without justifiable reason for mental supremacy and discrimination. But, I do feel parents' attending sex Ed Class will help and improve its intended effectiveness. Nonetheless, ask and try so to testify how it may pan out at where you're. Best wish... ...Read more

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How to tell my parents how I feel?

How to tell my parents how I feel?

Tell your physician: Go to him/her first. He/she will probably know how to share what you've told in a way that is more likely to produce a favorable outcome. Parents are likely to accept what they need to hear from a respected doctor rather than directly from you. I'm sorry your home situation isn't one with trust and openness, but a physician / counselor's intervention is likely to improve things. ...Read more

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How to tell my parents I love them?

How to tell my parents I love them?

Love is easy: Just tell them. I suspect they would be thrilled to hear it and I suspect that you would be upset if something happened to them and you hadn't told them. It really isn't hard. Just say "mom (or dad) I love you" or "you know I love you. I cannot tell you how thrilled I am when my children (all grown now) tell me they love me. It makes me feel special and makes it all worth it. ...Read more

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Can two b+ parents make an o+ baby.

Absolutely: Absolutely possible. There are many goo websites thy explain the genetics of blood types. I've listed on below. The chance of two blood type b parents having a an o child is 6.25% overall, but goes up to 25% if both parents are known to be type bo and not bb. Since it is possible for this to occurr the only way to determine paternity would be a dna or to determine tht the presumed father is blood type bb and not bo. I don't mean to b too presumptuous, but if you are asking this question about your own child, it sounds like there are some trust issues in your relationship that might need to be addressed before or if they become a major problem. ...Read more

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What's helicopter parenting put down for?

What's helicopter parenting put down for?

Helicopter Parents: The classic concept of the helicopter parent is they are too enmeshed with their children's lives- hovering over every decision. The ultimate goal of parenting is to create independent functioning adults. If a parent does not let their children learn from their own mistakes, the child will not develop the necessary skills to handle live stressors and problems. ...Read more

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Is it okay for kids to see parents naked?

Yes: No reason why not for younger children and infants. Demonizing sexuality for youngsters only has a down side, leading to often unnecessary guilt over normal emotions and potentially poor self esteem. ...Read more

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