African Parenting Styles We Like

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Written by Julia Austin
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Facing the extended family

Since extended family and friends play a large role in raising children, they also play a large role in disciplining children. For example AfricaontheBlog.com tells us in many African households, if a child gets in trouble, she not only has to answer to her parents, but also to her grandparents, aunts, uncles and so on. That probably gives a child a bit more motivation to behave.