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Three Types Of School Holiday Parenting Styles Revealed!

19/08/2013 12:48 | Updated 22 May 2015

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A survey has revealed the three types of parenting style most prevalent in 2013 - the penguin, the terrier and the lion king.

Researchers from Capri-Sun along with childcare expert Denise Robertson said the three distinct types reflect how mums and dads entertain their families during the hectic summer holidays.

First, up, the terrier. This type makes up a quarter of control-freak parents who want to squeeze in as much time with their kids as possible and try to get involved in everything they do - but often out of fear of hearing the dreading wail of 'I'm bored!' permeating through the house!

The penguins, meanwhile, struggle to get the work-life balance, with 34VIRTUAL-Gallery-128269%

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