Take this quiz to determine if you are. Good luck!
A balanced (or authoritative) parent, offering boundless warmth and active monitoring
A permissive parent, giving loads of love with few rules and little monitoring
A disengaged parent, dispensing low levels of warmth and infrequent monitoring
An authoritarian parent, conveying little warmth with a hefty dose of monitoring
Give high levels of warmth and love while still providing rules
Make sure to be a friend to their teen.
Never intervene when their teens make mistakes
Know how to always keep a secret.
Always have the right answer and aren’t afraid to offer it
Remain nonjudgmental and listen before offering advice
Jump in and solve all their problems
Stay on the sidelines and always let their teen figure problems out for themselves
Tell them exactly what to do.
Support them to solve the problem for themselves.
Tell them what they want to hear to make them feel better.
Let them do whatever they want.
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