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WHAT KIND OF PARENT ARE YOU - BOMBAY TIMES 12102013

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WHAT KIND OF PARENT ARE YOU 
The parenting style you follow can go a long way in shaping your childs personality.Read on to find out whats your type

Krutika Behrawala 


While there is no guidebook to help you learn parenting,years of research have categorised parenting into broadly four categories over-anxious,friendly,authoritarian and spoiler parents.According to experts,your style of parenting can go a long way in shaping your childs personality.Heres looking at these styles and their outcomes.

Type: 


The authoritarian or tiger parent 

Is that you: 


Have you ever confiscated your childs phone if he/she has not cleaned his wardrobe or slapped your kid because of a mistake he/she made If yes,then you are an authoritarian parent.This parenting style involves high expectations from parents,but little communication with the child.In most cases,parents dont provide logical reasoning for rules and limits,and are prone to harsh punishments.

Outcome: 


This type of parenting style largely has disadvan…