Quiz: What Kind of Parent Are You?

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Quiz: What Kind of Parent Are You?

How a parent conducts themselves around their child determines their parenting style. It is the way that they go about raising their child. These are sometimes consciously decided upon by parents, and sometimes it's what they naturally end up doing. Irrespective, it can have a big impact on a child’s growth, personality and perception.

From authoritarian parents to permissive parents, there are a few common parenting styles. Authoritarian parents, for example, are over-controlling, while permissive parents are more lenient. Take this quiz to find out what kind of parent you are.

Questions Excerpt

1. Are your child’s friends scared of you?

A. Yes, for sure

B. Only when they should be

C. No, I am a friend to them

D. They haven’t met me

2. What do you think about children making mistakes?

A. Parents must be strict to avoid these

B. Parents must step in to make corrections

C. Mistakes are a part of life so let them make some

D. I’m not sure

3. Do you believe that children need structure and rules growing up?

A. Yes, it is essential at all costs

B. Yes, it helps shape them

C. Only when necessary

D. I don’t think so

4. Do you think agreeing to all of your child’s demands can spoil them?

A. Yes, that sounds like a definite recipe for disaster

B. Yes, I think so

C. No, I don’t think so

D. I’m not sure

5. Your baby's crying wakes you up in the middle of the night. What do you do?

A. Rush to the baby and calm them down

B. Get out of bed and go comfort them

C. Let them cry for a few minutes, then tend to them

D. Let them cry it out

6. Would you allow your child to decide their course structure on their own?

A. No, they won’t know what is right for their future

B. No, I would like to help them

C. Yes, but with my guidance

D. Yes, why not

7. Your child fell down and busted their lip. What do you do?

A. Pick them up and tell them not to do it again

B. Quickly help them up and check on them

C. Help them up and keep walking

D. Nothing

8. How would your child’s friends describe you?

A. Strict

B. Kind

C. Fun

D. I've never met my child's friends

9. You have some work to do, but your child wants to spend time with you. What do you do?

A. Angrily tell them you have work to do

B. Explain that you have work to do and that you can play later

C. Tell them to ask their other parent

D. Tell them to go play by themselves

10. Would you let your child travel alone?

A. No, of course not

B. Not just yet

C. Sure, they're responsible enough

D. Yes, why not?

11. Your child says their favorite class is English. What do you do?

A. Buy them books and make them read everyday

B. Encourage them to buy books and stay interested

C. Compliment them

D. Nothing

12. In your opinion, are rated R movies suitable for children?

A. No, of course not

B. As long as they come to me if they have questions

C. As long as there is no depiction of sex, violence, or profanity

D. Yeah, sure

13. What is your biggest problem with the babysitter?

A. They're too soft on the kids

B. They don't give me enough updates

C. They eat all of our food

D. I don't have any problems with the babysitter

14. It’s the weekend and your child has to do chores. What do you do?

A. Pull them out of bed and make them do their chores

B. Offer an incentive to do chores

C. Let them relax; they can do their chores tomorrow

D. Nothing

15. Your teenager wants to invite some friends over for a sleepover. What do you say?

A. Absolutely not

B. Only if you do your chores

C. Yeah, sure

D. Do what you want

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