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The team here at Friendly Fables has been binge-watching old episodes of The Office lately and it’s got us talking - if your parenting style was summed up by one character from the hit television show, who would it be? Humour us and share a laugh...you might learn something about yourself!

Jim
The handsome, “fun” dad all the kids love and the school moms have a crush on. His wife loves him too, but wishes he’d stop goofing off and maybe do the dishes. Ok, he probably does the dishes, too. JIM IS PERFECT except he pulls the occasional prank on his children. #dadgoals

Pam
The crafty mom who volunteers in your kid’s art class and sends in Pinterest-worthy teacher cards on every holiday. A little frazzled but always smiling. Has a large collection of pastel sweaters and rocks them like only a mother can. Banned from Chili’s but otherwise, has a spotless record and is well-liked by all.

Kelly
The stylish mom who may or may not be dating the single teacher. She wants you to think she is, at least. Her kids have names like Chanel and Holt (as in Renfrew). Usually on her cell phone and always drinking a Starbucks or La Croix. Throws epic birthday parties. Definitely a wine mom.

Ryan
Has kids but isn’t sure if he’s ready to commit. Went to Thailand, maybe. Often on his cell phone. Doesn’t make a ton of eye contact with other parents.

Angela
Your local homeschool mom with a penchant for cardigans and cats. Her kids names are definitely taken from the bible. She looks harmless but means business, so the other moms are a little bit scared of her. Runs every committee, even though her kids are homeschooled. Also owns a red minivan with numerous cat bumper stickers.

Dwight Schrute
Sponsors the school team through his family farm, forcing the local children to wear beet-themed uniforms to all intramural sport competitions. The school mascot is now a beet named Herschel. This dad may be weird but performs well at trivia night. Has seven sons and one daughter, all very strong. Instigates awkward conversations at the park.

Creed
Usually on the playground making random observations about politics, the weather and people’s cars. Is he a dad? Is he someone’s grandpa? Does he work at the school or live nearby? He’s a familiar face but no one really knows what his deal is.

Andy Bernard
That preppy dad you run into on the golf course. He loves argyle sweaters, sensible shoes and standardized tests. Makes frequent dad jokes. Wants to start an acapella club at the school. Extremely reliable carpool participant.

Stanley
That old-school dad who can silence you with a single look though deep down, he’s a teddy bear. Always doing a crossword or reading the paper. Does not know any of the teachers or other parents’ names and does not care to learn. Does not approve of your outfit or your children. Enjoys weekends.

Michael Scott
Insists that Lunchables are a balanced meal. Easily confused by his kids’ math homework but happily shows up to every baseball game, concert and assembly. Always cheers the loudest. Proudly wears school spiritwear with the word “dad” embroidered on the front. Drives a 2004 Chrysler Sebring.

Which character from The Office do you most relate to? Let us know in the comments on Facebook!

The team here at Friendly Fables has been binge-watching old episodes of The Office lately and it’s got us talking - if your parenting style was summed up by one character from the hit television show, who would it be? Humour us and share a laugh...you might learn something about yourself!

Jim
The handsome, “fun” dad all the kids love and the school moms have a crush on. His wife loves him too, but wishes he’d stop goofing off and maybe do the dishes. Ok, he probably does the dishes, too. JIM IS PERFECT except he pulls the occasional prank on his children. #dadgoals

Pam
The crafty mom who volunteers in your kid’s art class and sends in Pinterest-worthy teacher cards on every holiday. A little frazzled but always smiling. Has a large collection of pastel sweaters and rocks them like only a mother can. Banned from Chili’s but otherwise, has a spotless record and is well-liked by all.

Kelly
The stylish mom who may or may not be dating the single teacher. She wants you to think she is, at least. Her kids have names like Chanel and Holt (as in Renfrew). Usually on her cell phone and always drinking a Starbucks or La Croix. Throws epic birthday parties. Definitely a wine mom.

Ryan
Has kids but isn’t sure if he’s ready to commit. Went to Thailand, maybe. Often on his cell phone. Doesn’t make a ton of eye contact with other parents.

Angela
Your local homeschool mom with a penchant for cardigans and cats. Her kids names are definitely taken from the bible. She looks harmless but means business, so the other moms are a little bit scared of her. Runs every committee, even though her kids are homeschooled. Also owns a red minivan with numerous cat bumper stickers.

Dwight Schrute
Sponsors the school team through his family farm, forcing the local children to wear beet-themed uniforms to all intramural sport competitions. The school mascot is now a beet named Herschel. This dad may be weird but performs well at trivia night. Has seven sons and one daughter, all very strong. Instigates awkward conversations at the park.

Creed
Usually on the playground making random observations about politics, the weather and people’s cars. Is he a dad? Is he someone’s grandpa? Does he work at the school or live nearby? He’s a familiar face but no one really knows what his deal is.

Andy Bernard
That preppy dad you run into on the golf course. He loves argyle sweaters, sensible shoes and standardized tests. Makes frequent dad jokes. Wants to start an acapella club at the school. Extremely reliable carpool participant.

Stanley
That old-school dad who can silence you with a single look though deep down, he’s a teddy bear. Always doing a crossword or reading the paper. Does not know any of the teachers or other parents’ names and does not care to learn. Does not approve of your outfit or your children. Enjoys weekends.

Michael Scott
Insists that Lunchables are a balanced meal. Easily confused by his kids’ math homework but happily shows up to every baseball game, concert and assembly. Always cheers the loudest. Proudly wears school spiritwear with the word “dad” embroidered on the front. Drives a 2004 Chrysler Sebring.

Which character from The Office do you most relate to? Let us know in the comments on Facebook!