Experts and parents both seem to be divided on this issue. Some ask, “Should we even police at all?”
Should you? When we first become parents, it seems natural to take on a role. Moms are natural nurturers. Dads are usually the disciplinarians.
It could also be the other way around. A lot of it depends on upbringings and role models. Individuals that grew up in military families may have a different parenting style from individuals who grew up with missionary parents, for example.
The Levinson household is no exception. “I am usually the bad cop and my husband Mike is the good cop,” said Jen Levinson, the woman behind Jen’s List.