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Whats your parenting style?

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navajomama7

Asked by navajomama7 at 8:35 PM on Oct. 5, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Free range with some needed talking or grounding for discipline.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 8:38 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Attachment as a baby...
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 8:38 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Muddling through, just like everyone else!
    Works4Mom.com

    Answer by Works4Mom.com at 8:48 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • firm and strict. my husband is a pushover. yeah, we fight a lot lol
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:53 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • attached but free range. if you can understand what i'm saying here.
    Hollea

    Answer by Hollea at 8:53 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Free range & attached... They make their own choices, but I'm always here when they need me.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:12 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I am a free range too with guide rails. They have free range to make their own choices, but I bump them back into the center ring when they get too far off course. I strongly believe in letting a child make their own choices from the start. This allows them to trust themselves, trust me in trusting them, and also allows them to have confidence in their own choices. Then when they do get into trouble or make a wrong choice I'm there to help them right their wrong.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:20 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Mean. According to my kids. I stay on them but, in the area we live in they can't just do whatever they want to. Maybe, I will be a little looser when we move to a bigger house.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 11:13 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I'm pretty laid back when it comes to most things, but there is a list of things that will result in a punishment (talking back, throwing things, fighting, blatantly doing something when told not to, running off in a store/parking lot, etc).
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 11:35 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • He is 3. I am always here for him, but I want him to be independent and make his own choices. We explain things to him and let him choose. He picks his clothes at the store and has a say in what he wares. He picks his snack from what we have in the cabinet. When we go out to eat we him what they have and when the waitress/er comes he tells them what he wants. We eat healthy at home and give him healthy choices, so he chooses healthy foods.
    My mom tried to make all decisions for us and never let us have a say. I didn't let her and stood up for myself. My sister let her and at 17 my mom still orders for her and she asks mom about everything. She will not make a chice on her own or stand up for herself. High school is hard and after is going to be worse for her.
    cassey.e

    Answer by cassey.e at 12:32 AM on Oct. 6, 2010

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