Welcome back to Humor Nation. Parenting is hard and complicated. It can be extremely challenging if you are a supernatural being or your child recently became a supernatural creature. Parenting is anything, but easy in the town of Mystic Falls. A town which is plagued by supernatural beings of all sorts, some good and some bad. We have see the family members of our beloved main characters all becoming victims to tragedies. Some parents were themselves supernatural beings who were unaware about the existence of the monsters in their town. Some were monsters themselves, but did an amazing job of raising their kids well.
Undoubtedly Caroline Forbes is one of the best parents in the TVD Universe. A sheriff by profession who was unaware about the existence of witches and vampires in her town. But when , but when mysterious killings started happening in the town, she comes to realize that there are monsters lurking in the darkness. take an interesting turn when her own daughter becomes a vampire. At first, she is dismissive of the vampires, but her friendship with Damon and interactions with her daughter makes her realize not all vampires are bad.
Esther Mikaelson is perhaps the worst parent on the list. Even though her intentions were always in the right place, but her actions proved to be only harmful for her children. She was the one who turned her kids into monsters even though she was warned by Aya to not use the spell, but she went with it anyway. Then when she returned from the dead, she tried killing her children in the name of saving them and redeeming them. She turned Alaric into a cold hearted, sadistic vampire. Esther manipulated her children and turned them against one another.
While Esther isn’t the only responsible for damaged upbringing of her children. Mikael is easily responsible who was abusive towards all his children after losing her beloved Freya. He saw Klaus as an abomination and never missed a chance to insult or demean them. His children share his traits of quick temper and aggressiveness. The cycle of abuse of Mikael turned Klaus into a brute who valued only power and he was doomed to the downward spiral of paranoia and insecurity. So who do you feel is the best and worst parent in the TVD Universe?