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authoritarian parenting style

a parenting style where parents are highly demanding and controlling, with little or no affection

caregiver

a person that provides care for and meets the needs of someone else

conception

union of an ovum (egg) and sperm, resulting in the beginning of a pregnancy

cooperative play

activity in which children actually play with one another

democratic parenting style

the leader shares, is people-oriented and is open minded (parents share in decision making and listen to children's opinion)

development

to go through a natural process of growth

discipline

training that corrects, molds, and perfects ones actions

emotional development

a development process that refers to the ability to experience, express, and control emotins

guidance

the act or function of providing leadership and direction on how to make wise decisions

imitation

learning that occurs by watching and copying the actions of others

intellectual development

a developmental process that refers to the growth of the brain and the use of mental skills

needs

anything necessary to sustain life

parallel play

activity in which children play side by side without interacting

parenting

the process of caring for children and helping them grow

permissive parenting style

a parenting style that allows freedom, lax parenting that doesn't set limits or enforce rules consistently

physical development

a developmental process that refers to the physical growth of a person's body; this growth affects height, weight, and internal body systems

prenatal

from conception to birth

responsibility

an obligation or duty for which a person is held accountable

self-discipline

the ability to direct your own behavior in a responsible way

sibling

a brother or sister

socialization

the process by which children gradually learn socially acceptable behavior

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