There are many styles of parenting. Psychologists refer to parenting styles as either authoritarian, permissive, uninvolved, or authoritative or some variation of each of these. There is not right way, there is just your way, as parents. The goal is to parent as a team. You’ll develop a unified view of your life goals for your family with Montriel. Once you have an overall plan in place for your family, then it’s time to be concise about what you both agree is going to be your daily parenting routine. It’s important to not only recognize the differences between your parenting styles but to also put real effort into understanding each others reasons for having those differences. What was your spouse’s childhood like? How did they become who they are?