Parenting Styles and Academics: 
Does One Style Lead to Higher Grades? 

I recently had the chance to sit down with Cathi Cohen, LCSW, and Director of In Step PC. I was interested in talking to Cathi about parenting styles. There's been a lot of buzz in the media recently over various parenting styles, from free-range to helicopter parenting. I was curious about the role of a parent's style on their child's academics. 


According to Cathi and the vast majority of research on the topic, one parenting style is more successful than others when it comes to raising independent, socially competent, responsible, and academically successful students. Keep reading to find out what parenting style has been proven to be most successful. 


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