Dr. Michele Borba answered:
The Seven Deadly parenting styles to be avoided are:
Deadly Parenting Style 1: Helicopter Parenting
Hovering over your kids, hurrying to smooth every one of life’s bumps.
Deadly Parenting Style 2: Incubator “Hothouse” Parenting
Pushing your kids into learning earlier than appropriate for their cognitive age and developmental level.
Deadly Parenting Style 3: (Quick-Fix) Band-Aid Parenting
Relying on fast solutions to temporarily fix a problem, instead of aiming for real, lasting change.
Deadly Parenting Style 4: Buddy Parenting
Placing popularity with your child above establishing limits, boundaries or saying no.
Deadly Parenting Style 5: Accessory Parenting
Measuring your worth and success as a parent based on your child’s accolades.
Deadly Parenting Style 6: Paranoid Parenting
Obsessively keeping your child safe from any physical or psychological harm.
Deadly Parenting Style 7: Secondary Parenting
Relinquishing your influence such that your children’s world is controlled more by outsiders-including corporations, marketers and the media.The Seven Deadly parenting styles to be avoided are: Deadly Parenting Style 1: Helicopter ParentingHovering over your kids, hurrying to smooth every one of life’s bumps. Deadly Parenting Style 2: Incubator “Hothouse”... More