Parenting Style Quiz: What's Your Parenting Style?

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 1016

Parenting Style Quiz: What

Find your parenting style by taking this parenting style quiz. For your personal insight and entertainment only.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When it comes to how your child behaves, is it "your way of the highway?"
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 2. 
    Do you let your child make mistakes and learn their own lessons, refraining from interfering?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 3. 
    Cleaning up after my child is my responsibility.
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 4. 
    Do you let your child make his or her own decisions?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    Do you believe it is important for a child to be responsible for his or her actions and choices?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 6. 
    Do you feel you need to protect or rescue your child from the world?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 7. 
    Are you so absorbed in doing what your child wants that you sacrifice your well-being?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 8. 
    Do you make any and all sacrifices to keep your child happy/quiet?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 9. 
    Do you give in to your child's tantrums?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 10. 
    Do you tell your kids what to do instead of letting make their own decisions?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 11. 
    Are you a firm believer in punishments as opposed to consequences?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 12. 
    Do you order or command your child to do what you want them to do?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 13. 
    Do you believe that threats and a raised voice prevent unwanted behavior?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 14. 
    Are you constantly telling your child how to behave?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 15. 
    Is your relationship with your child a co-creative partnership?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 16. 
    When your child is faced with a challenge or problem, do you allow them to handle it, offering assistance only when asked?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 17. 
    Do you allow your child's problems to be his or her problems?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 18. 
    Do you and your child work as a team?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 19. 
    Do you handle everything for your child, allowing them to do as they please?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 20. 
    Do you issue orders to your child rather than explain boundaries?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 21. 
    A fight has broken out between your children.  You:
    • A. 

      Ask, beg and plead for them to stop.

    • B. 

      Tell them they can continue to argue outside and that they can come in when they've resolved the argument.

    • C. 

      Threaten to punish them if they don't stop - right NOW.

  • 22. 
    Spanking is an acceptable form of discipline.
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 23. 
    I do not discipline my child.
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 24. 
    I let appropriate consequences teach lessons.
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

  • 25. 
    At the dinner table:
    • A. 

      My child eats his or her food - period.

    • B. 

      My child gets whatever he wants to eat.

    • C. 

      My child gets what he gets and can choose to eat it or not.

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