What Type of Parent are You?

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According to researchers, there are 4 types of Parenting: Authoritarian, Authoritative, Permissive and Uninvolved. There are other nomenclatures - like “tiger parenting” or “helicopter parenting” - but they still fall into these categories.

All parents want what’s best for their kids, but some parenting methods are more beneficial than others, and sometimes parents think they are doing the right thing but it’s the opposite. Which of theses 4 types of parenting do you fall into? Are you curious? Take the quiz and find out!

Created by: Emily

  1. First of all: why did you decide to have children?
  2. What do your children call you?
  3. What do you believe is a parent’s job?
  4. What are others' opinions on your children?
  5. How do you feel about sharing pictures of your children on social media?
  6. You are at the park with your children. What do you while the kids play?
  7. What’s your reaction when your children are throwing tantrums?
  8. You just bought this pricey jacket for your toddler but he refuses to wear it. How do you react?
  9. You are going to take your toddler to the doctor and he doesn’t stop crying. What’s your reaction?
  10. Your child is turning 10 years old. What will you give him for his birthday?
  11. Do your children misbehave often?
  12. You want to give your children an allowance:
  13. How often do you buy your children presents?
  14. What do you when you put your children to bed?
  15. Do you regulate your children’s interactions with technology?
  16. What are the eating habits of your children?
  17. What’s your partner's task in raising the children?
  18. Your child did something bad. What’s your reaction?
  19. Do you encourage your kids to play outdoors?
  20. Lastly, describe your family's dynamic:

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