Impact Of Parenting Styles And Theories Of Child Rearing

Topic: (book)Olson, DeFrain, & Skogrand. (2014). Marriage and Families, Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths (Eight Edition). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

  • Impact of Parenting Styles and Theories of Child Rearing 


After reviewing the styles of parenting and the theories of childrearing described in the textbook. Apply them to the following questions:

  1. Discuss which type of parenting style you experienced growing up?
  2. What theories of childrearing (if any) do you think your parents had?
  3. What were some of the valuable or detrimental aspects of growing up with these styles of parenting or childrearing?  How do they impact you now?
  4. Given what you have learned from this week’s reading, what advice would you have given your parents about their styles of parenting?


  • Paper length is approximately 700-750 words
  • Use APA style, including a cover page and reference page.
  • Introductory Paragraph, setting forth a clear statement of your assignment.
  • Conclusion, a concise statement that reaffirms your assignment.
  • Cite a minimum of 2 sources (APA). This can include the textbook, or other outside materials.

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