Skip to main content

Parenting Styles Assessment

Welcome to our Parenting Styles Self-Assessment. This questionnaire is designed to provide you with an insight into your parenting style. Remember, no style is inherently 'bad' or 'good' – it's all about finding a balance that works best for your child and your family. Understanding your tendencies can help you identify areas you may want to adjust to create a more harmonious, supportive environment for your child's growth.

1. I set clear rules and expectations for my child.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

2. I encourage my child to express their feelings and thoughts.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

3. I often find myself giving in to my child's demands to avoid conflict.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

4. I talk with my child about the reasons behind the rules.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

5. I expect my child to meet high standards without providing much support.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

6. I often feel the need to control most aspects of my child's life.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

7. I make time to listen to my child and understand their perspective.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

8. I find it hard to say no and set boundaries.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

9. I provide constructive feedback to my child to guide their behaviour.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

10. I don't involve myself much in my child's day-to-day activities.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

11. I believe it's important for my child to understand the consequences of their actions.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

12. I feel uncomfortable when my child makes mistakes.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

13. I show warmth and affection towards my child regularly.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

14. I'm more focused on my child obeying the rules than understanding them.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

15. I value my child's independence and encourage them to make their own decisions.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

16. I tend to be more of a friend than a parent to my child.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

17. I believe in a strict discipline approach without much room for negotiation.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

18. I emphasize the importance of open communication in our household.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

19. I struggle to provide guidance or feedback to my child.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.

20. I believe my child should have a say in the rules and decisions that affect them.

Rate the statement according to how often you feel it applies to you.