What Type Of Parent Are You?

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What Type Of Parent Are You?

Parenting is not a child's play; it's a responsibility that must be carried out with love, care, discipline, and dedication. Take this quiz to find out what type of parent you are. Are you the perfect parent, or do you need to change your parenting style?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is your gender?
    • A. 

      Male

    • B. 

      Female

    • C. 

      Prefer not to say

  • 2. 
    What are you guided by while parenting your children?
    • A. 

      Experience of my own parents

    • B. 

      Own intuition/experience and common sense

    • C. 

      Consultations with experts in parenting

    • D. 

      Parenting books

    • E. 

      Information on the internet (websites, apps,...)

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The parent’s role is like that of a teacher who is preparing the child for a final exam called life.
    • A. 

      Strongly disagree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Agree

    • E. 

      Strongly agree

  • 4. 
    Children need discipline that hurts a little so that they will remember the lesson later.
    • A. 

      Strongly disagree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Agree

    • E. 

      Strongly agree

  • 5. 
    You can never do too much for your children if it comes from genuine love.
    • A. 

      Strongly disagree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Agree

    • E. 

      Strongly agree

  • 6. 
    Children shouldn’t always get their way, but usually we ought to learn to listen to what they have to say.
    • A. 

      Strongly disagree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Agree

    • E. 

      Strongly agree

  • 7. 
    If parents provide a good environment, children will pretty much raise themselves.
    • A. 

      Strongly disagree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Agree

    • E. 

      Strongly agree

  • 8. 
    Children first have to learn that the parent is boss.
    • A. 

      Strongly disagree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Agree

    • E. 

      Strongly agree

  • 9. 
    I allow my children to interrupt others.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Once in a while

    • C. 

      About half of the time

    • D. 

      Very often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 10. 
    I punish by taking privileges away from my children with little if any explanations.
    • A. 

      Strongly disagree

    • B. 

      Disagree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Agree

    • E. 

      Strongly agree

  • 11. 
    I am aware of problems or concerns about my children in school.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Once in a while

    • C. 

      About half of the time

    • D. 

      Very often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 12. 
    I explode in anger towards my children.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Once in a while

    • C. 

      About half of the time

    • D. 

      Very often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 13. 
    I explain to my children the consequences of their behavior.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Once in a while

    • C. 

      About half of the time

    • D. 

      Very often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 14. 
    I state punishments to my children and don’t actually do them.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Once in a while

    • C. 

      About half of the time

    • D. 

      Very often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 15. 
    I use physical punishment as a way of disciplining my children.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Once in a while

    • C. 

      About half of the time

    • D. 

      Very often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 16. 
    I am easy going and relaxed with my children.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Once in a while

    • C. 

      About half of the time

    • D. 

      Very often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 17. 
    If my partner made an important decision regarding our children without discussing it first with me, I would be upset.
    • A. 

      True - I think parents should discuss major decisions

    • B. 

      True - I want to make most of the parenting decisions

    • C. 

      False - I don't care about such decisions

    • D. 

      False - I would trust my partner to make such decisions without me

  • 18. 
    How do you participate in your children's sporting activities?
    • A. 

      I like to be a part of the coaching staff

    • B. 

      I do whatever the team/children require, e.g. washing kit

    • C. 

      I like to go along and support

    • D. 

      I don’t really pay attention to them

  • 19. 
    Do you enroll your children in extracurricular activities?
    • A. 

      No, they decide by themselves

    • B. 

      No, but I offer a long list of options to choose from

    • C. 

      Yes, I have prepared a tight schedule

    • D. 

      Yes, we discuss and decide together

  • 20. 
    It's time for your children to choose a college. What's your take on it?
    • A. 

      I already know what’s the best college for them

    • B. 

      I don't mind where they go as long as it's close to home

    • C. 

      If they have reached college age, how are they still my responsibility?

    • D. 

      We'll choose the best college for them together