Published On: Tue, Jun 21st, 2016

Parent’s support makes richer, happier children



At the present time, it is an indisputable fact that our lifestyles have significantly changed especially all through the recent decades. As a result, a great majority of people unanimously propose that due to the lack of enough time children face various difficulties and suffer from enough care from parents. So please parents, take note! A new research study has revealed that children who got positive attention and care from their parents have elevated revenues, enlarged happiness levels, academic triumph and strong morality later in life.

Researchers from Kobe University and Doshisha University in Japan researched the effects of widespread parenting methods.

They got replies from 5,000 women and men to inquire regarding their connections with their parents all through childhood — involving statements for example “my parents trusted me,” and “I felt like my family had no interest in me.” Researchers after that recognized (dis)interest, rules, trust and independence as main aspects, together with time spent jointly and also scolding experiences. Relied on the results, they split parenting methods into six groups — supportive, strict, indulgent, easygoing, average and harsh.

The initial group (supportive) was indicated by standard to elevated levels of independence and the great sum of time spent jointly, whereas the final (harsh) was noticeable by severity, low interest in the kid, low independence, and low trust levels, researchers stated.

They discovered that the persons who experienced “supportive” child-rearing — where their parents supplied much of care and positive attention — had lofty salary levels, academic completion and pleasure levels.

The individuals who were brought up in the course of “strict” parental ways — where their parents gave them attention mixed with stern obedience — had elevated salaries and academic triumph, but lessen pleasure and elevated strain levels, researchers further added.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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