This post is sponsored by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication
Tiger moms, lawnmower dads, and helicopter parents. Many phrases describe the types of parents in the world. I’ve never felt that any of them describe me until hearing about lighthouse parents.
What are lighthouse parents? It’s the best parenting style!
I’m the kind of parent who provides guidance to my two teens. I use my background in psychology and education to provide warmth and rules while always keeping watch.
This quick 1-minute video from the Center for Parent and Teen Communication (CPTC) explains why lighthouse parents are the best parents!
The CPTC provides science-based strategies to support healthy family relationships. Their resources help parents raise teens prepared to thrive.
For more information about CPTC, sign up for their newsletter to gain practical tips for parenting teens. Also, be sure to watch the 1-minute animated videos and let me know what one resonates with you most!
This post is made possible with support from the Center for Parent and Teen Communication, part of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. All opinions are my own.