DadsDivorce Live: The Pros & Cons Of Different Parenting Models

It’s currently trendy for parenting experts and bloggers to promote positive parenting models. Positive parenting emphasizes encouragement and rewards systems for children while often discouraging negative consequences such as timeouts. 

Although parents absolutely should take a positive approach with their children whenever possible, Dr. Robert Larzelere, a professor at Oklahoma State University and expert on authoritative parenting, argues that parents should not be so quick to dismiss discipline and negative consequences.

He joins DadsDivorce Live to discuss how parents can strike a balance between parenting positively and disciplining their kids.

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Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on,, and, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels. Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.

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