a collaborative parenting style in which the parent encourages autonomy and independence yet still places fair limitations or restrictions on the child's behavior, in a consistent manner. The parent explains and promotes discussion of the reasons for rules. Compare with rejecting-neglecting parenting, [first described by U.S. developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind (1927-)]

AUTHORITATIVE PARENTING: "A person who uses authoritative parenting makes fair demands on the children and listens to their preferences or opinions."
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