The Four Parenting Styles

What is your parenting style? In the 1960s clinical psychologist Diane Baumrind used her research to develop the four main parenting styles. Those styles, sometimes referred to as the Baumrind parenting styles, are still used by psychologists today to examine the way parents interact with their children.

So which of the four main parenting styles are you using? And which parenting style is best for your kids? Find out  using our guide to the four main parenting styles.