Informative Article | Human Development and Family Studies | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020
Parenting Children for Emotion Regulation and Resilience: A Review
Abstract: The parenting styles have been an intensely researched topic as it has a great influence on the child’s personality and behavioural consequences in all the developmental domains. The earliest studies did focus on parenting styles and their relationship to the child’s personality and other traits. The studies by Baumrind on parenting are considered the foundation for future studies. The rigorous research studies have been able to establish and form an association that different parenting styles have on the outcomes for children. In addition, the recent researches have focussed on the importance of developing psycho-social skills on the mental wellbeing of children. With advanced technology, the parenting styles have extended beyond the confines of home. These narratives and researches point towards emerging trends in parenting. The interest regarding parenting styles has been re-ignited. The very fact that with technological advancements and easy accessibility the parenting has definitely has moved beyond the confines of the home. Researchers have re-visited the construct of parenting styles taking into account the technological invasion and its pervasiveness across cultures. A renewed debate and research has taken a central place making space for these new technologies and their impact on outcomes in children. In this changed scenario, the best parenting method and research have focussed on critical analysis of these newly acquired technology assisted parenting styles. Concerns like Helicopter Parenting, Snow Plow parents needs to be critically assessed in terms of child caring practices and outcomes for children and adolescents.
Keywords: Parenting styles, Emotional Regulation, Resilience, Helicopter parenting, Snow Plow Parenting, Psycho-social skills
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,
Pages: 29 - 40