One Parenting Style Is Linked Again and Again to the Best Outcomes for Kids. Is It Yours?
Parenting is powerful – certain parenting styles are associated with a much higher likelihood of risky teenage drinking, while others have been found to protect against psychological distress in children raised in warzones. If you’ve ever doubted whether you’re getting through to your child, rest assured: You are.
But in what way? What messages is your parenting style sending? Take the quiz below to learn which of the four types of parenting styles recognized by child development experts best describes yours. Then read on to learn the pros and cons of each of these styles, and how you can grow as a parent.
What’s Your Parenting Style?