Which TV Mom Are You?

Answer questions about your parenting style and find out which famous TV mom you most resemble.

Quiz

Answer questions about your parenting style and find out which famous TV mom you most resemble.

1. What is the best way to get your kids to do what you ask of them?

  • With threats of force.
  • With actual force.
  • With sugary sweet kindness.
  • With a polite but firm command.

2. Which do you think is the most effective form of discipline?

  • A major guilt trip.
  • A stern but fair punishment that fits the crime.
  • A swift spanking.
  • Revenge.

3. How do you see your role as a mother?

  • As a dedicated homemaker.
  • As a friend and confidante.
  • As the last line of defense between your kids and a cruel world.
  • As a puppet master, pulling the strings and watching your children dance.

4. How far does your family travel for vacation?

  • Within walking distance.
  • Within driving distance.
  • Within the country.
  • All around the world.

5. Your academically gifted child has been accepted by an expensive private school whose tuition you can't afford. How will you pay for it?

  • Ask your parents for money.
  • Have an honest discussion with the school about your financial situation.
  • Try to trim household costs.
  • Rob a bank.

6. Your teenaged daughter is having boy trouble. How do you react?

  • Sit down and have a heart-to-heart with her.
  • Take her out shopping to get her mind off of her troubles.
  • Worry that it's somehow your fault.
  • Plot to "eliminate" the boyfriend.

7. Which best describes your relationship with your husband?

  • He is a pawn in the chess game of life - a game I intend to win.
  • It can be tough to overlook his foibles.
  • We're equal partners when it comes to running the household and raising our kids.
  • What relationship?

8. How clean is your home?

  • Spotless, because I keep it that way.
  • Spotless, because we're barely ever there.
  • Messy, because who has time to clean?
  • Messy, because my husband and children are animals.

Your Results:

1. What is the best way to get your kids to do what you ask of them?
With a polite but firm command.

2. Which do you think is the most effective form of discipline?
Revenge.

3. How do you see your role as a mother?
As a puppet master, pulling the strings and watching your children dance.

4. How far does your family travel for vacation?
All around the world.

5. Your academically gifted child has been accepted by an expensive private school whose tuition you can't afford. How will you pay for it?
Rob a bank.

6. Your teenaged daughter is having boy trouble. How do you react?
Plot to "eliminate" the boyfriend.

7. Which best describes your relationship with your husband?
What relationship?

8. How clean is your home?
Messy, because my husband and children are animals.

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