Is your parenting style healthy? Take this expert-designed quiz to find out

Updated on:4 October 2021, 17:01pm IST
How we parent our children can have a long-term impact on their mental well-being. So, ready to find out if your parenting style is healthy with this quiz?
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The manner in which we parent our children can have a long-term impact on their mental well-being and emotional development. That’s why we must constantly make an effort to evaluate if our parenting style is healthy and what changes can be made that will benefit our children.

Ready to find out if your parenting style is healthy? Take this quiz designed by Arushi Malik, Counselling Psychologist at Kaleidoscope- a unit of Dr. Bakshi’s Healthcare, for HealthShots.

Answer these questions to find out!

01

Do you know details about your child’s life?

02

Do you choose to have difficult conversations with your child?

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Do you provide a lenient environment for your child?

04

Do you avoid punishment when your child disobeys you?

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Do you set clear expectations for your child?

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Do you provide a safe space for your child to talk about their thoughts and feelings?

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Do you make adequate time for your child?

08

Do you have clear boundaries set for your child?

09

Do you negotiate with your child while setting the rules?

10

Do you let your child make mistakes and not enforce rules no matter what?