Parenting is a neverending job that comes with its own unique demands. When times get tough, it's easy to fall into counterproductive habits. Take our quiz to see if you recognize any of these bad parenting behaviors.
Question 1 of 20
What happens when parents don't follow through on disciplinary actions for their kids?
Question 2 of 20
What do psychologists say about the practice of constantly yelling at a child?
Question 3 of 20
In the parenting context, what are limits?
Question 4 of 20
What happens when parents don't establish limits?
Question 5 of 20
Limits for children's behavior should be ___.
Question 6 of 20
What should guide parents as they determine limits for their children?
Question 7 of 20
What happens when parents use bribery to get children to behave?
Question 8 of 20
Should parents negotiate with children on every issue?
Question 9 of 20
When it comes to chores, parents should ___.
Question 10 of 20
What is the likely outcome if parents negatively compare their child to another child?
Question 11 of 20
How can parents avoid making negative comparisons between children?
Question 12 of 20
What is the best practice if a parent must vent about his or her child's behavior?
Question 13 of 20
Why do some parents buy their kids everything they want?
Question 14 of 20
How should parents help when a child has a project to do?
Question 15 of 20
What happens when parents sign kids up for too many activities?
Question 16 of 20
When a child has a problem, what should parents do to help resolve it?
Question 17 of 20
What happens when parents who try to be their child's best friend?
Question 18 of 20
What do standing over a child, yelling and finger-pointing accomplish?
Question 19 of 20
Why do parents fail to follow through on disciplinary actions?
Question 20 of 20