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What kind of parent are you?

Conservative? Liberal? Free Range? Something else?

What category would you put your overall parenting style in and why?

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SabrinaMBowen

Asked by SabrinaMBowen at 4:19 PM on Jun. 24, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (27)
  • Im conservative, its how I was raised.
    3jewlz

    Answer by 3jewlz at 4:21 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • Can you give the definitions you mean by each one?
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 4:21 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • Moderate.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 4:21 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • Cool
    starestrada

    Answer by starestrada at 4:21 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • Im just a parent trying my best to make the right decisions.... Is there a label for that :)
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 4:22 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • Kiwi - I didn't mean to limit to those... Just what do YOU consider yourself... Give them your own meanings. What is conservative to one may be liberal to another... There are no hard and fast definitions.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Comment by SabrinaMBowen (original poster) at 4:23 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • i like to think i'm moderate, but i'm probably more free-range than i think. (he's a first/only, can't get much more free-range than that!)
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 4:23 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • I don't think I completely fall into any of those categories lol. I don't label myself either though. I'm a "do what I think is right and best for my child" parent lol. Sometimes I'm conservative, sometimes I'm liberal, and sometimes I do my own damn thing!
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 4:23 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • I'm not sure. I guess if I have to put my parenting style in a category it would be liberal. I try to give my kids room to grow into their own person. I don't give them too much "room" because I'm still the parent.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 4:23 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

  • I think I would put myself into the comical chaos grouping. I have three boys and they are dang cute! They make mistakes and I am pretty patient. I let them learn for them self if something is good or bad (example "I don't want to wear my coat" he says...me "Okay, you walk outside and tell me if it's cold" comes back in the house, me laughing " It's cold mom, I better wear my coat!" )

    MamaRoberts

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 4:23 PM on Jun. 24, 2010

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