Parenting Discipline Styles

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I am doing my project on some of the different varieties of parenting discipline styles. In particular in this paper I will be going over three of the most used parenting styles including power assertive, withdrawal of affection, and inference. Also I will be discussing what parenting style I will use in the future.

First, we will be discussing three of the most used parenting styles. First, we will talk about power assertive parenting style. Power assertive parenting style is basically viewed as punishing a child. When using the power assertive style a child who does something bad will have something done badly to them. An example of this would be if you broke your mother's vase while throwing around a super ball. If your mother were using a power assertive approach she might spank or ground you. However it doesn't always have to be actions. Power assertive also covers the threat of action, for example your mother might no spank you, but she might threaten to "Knock the white off your teeth". Either way is considered Power Assertive. This method has its pros and cons. The pros are that the method generally work, children do what they are told in fear of being punished. The cons of this method however are that children do what they are told not because they realize it is wrong, but rather they do not want to get in trouble. This thus creates a problem, because children will do bad things when they think they can get away with it. The next type of parenting style we will be discussing is withdrawal of affection. The withdrawal of affection method is basically viewed as one step from child neglect. When using the withdrawal of affection style a child who does something bad will be ignored, told they are not loved or liked, or told that what they did is disappointing. An example of this would be if you broke your mother's vase while throwing around a super ball. If your mother were using a withdrawal of affection method she might threaten to leave you and your dad...
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