Your Quiz: What Kind of Mummy Are You? Are You a Ma Walton or a Ma Mitchell? Follow Our Quiz to Find out Which Mother Best Fits You - and What Psychologist Catherine Kelly Makes of YOUR Parenting

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Your Quiz: What Kind of Mummy Are You? Are You a Ma Walton or a Ma Mitchell? Follow Our Quiz to Find out Which Mother Best Fits You - and What Psychologist Catherine Kelly Makes of YOUR Parenting


Byline: ZEENA MOOLLA

Do you insist your children always say please and thank you?

Yes

If asked, are your children happy to clean up after themselves?

No

Do your kids regularly throw tantrums if they don't get their own way?

Yes

Do you discourage your children from bullying behaviour?

No

Are your children likely to cry if they're teased by anyone?

Yes

Are your kids often rude to other children and adults?

Yes

Do you always encourage your kids to share their sweets and toys?

No

Would you have a pop at a teacher for telling your child off when they're naughty?

Yes

Will you keep your child off school if they have only a sniffle?

Yes

Do you give your children pretty much everything they want?

Yes

You are: MA WALTON

Congratulations! You're as serene and well-rounded as the mother figure from The Waltons. Your home is probably full of gingham and your children are as wholesome as the home-cooked apple pie they eat. Can we come and live with you please?

Catherine says: "A kind but firm mother like this will show her children how to think for themselves and develop good balanced relationships. The kids also learn their actions carry consequences and will learn to be responsible, self-policed adults."

Yes

You are: PEGGY MITCHELL

Blimey! EastEnders' Peggy Mitchell ain't got nuffink on you, has she? …

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