Counselor’s Corner

A note from Mrs. Barnes…

What kind of parent are you?  Are you a “consultant”, “helicopter” or “drill sergeant”?  Today, I’d like to share how each of these parenting styles handle children when dealing with problems:

The consultant:  The Love and Logic parent often asks self, “Who owns the problem?” They help the child explore solutions to his/her problem.

The helicopter: The helicopter parent whines and complains about having an irresponsible child who causes “me” much work and responsibility.

The drill sergeant: The drill sergeant parent takes over ownership of the problem using threats and orders to solve the problem

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