Explain the specific impact parenting styles have on two issues related to child development. Examples include: obesity, resiliency, social-deviance, self-esteem, school performance, cognitive flexibility, and emotional intelligence. Provide examples from at least one outside scholarly resource in addition to your textbook.
Discuss the match or mismatch between parenting styles and their child’s temperament.
How can we as professionals help close this gap? What can you do in your professional role to mediate the conflict?