Quiz: Is your job turning you into a bad parent?

Work is always important, especially since your job provides for your family. But are you striking a healthy balance between work and family? Take this quiz to find out if your work is affecting your family life.

Is your job turning you into a bad parent?

You might need to rethink your work-life balance.

This means that you answered yes to 5 or more questions. This does not necessarily mean that you're a bad parent, however it's possible that you're losing touch with your family. Find time to focus more on your family life instead of your work life. A healthy balance between the two is very important. You might be missing out on important events in your family life.

Good job!

Congratulations! You're doing great. You've managed to find a balance between your family life and your work life. Finding time for your family is by no means an easy feat. Good job!

Do you constantly to do you work when you get home and often spend hours on your mobile phone catching up on emails at the dinner table?

Yes.

No.

Do you find it hard to 'switch off' when you get home from a busy day at the office and find yourself thinking about work when conversing with your family around the dinner table?

Yes.

No.

Have you - like one in five parents - missed an important moment in your child’s life, such as a birthday party or an important school event?

Yes.

No.

Have you - like 28 per cent of parents - missed these important events more than five times during your working life?

Yes.

No.

Have you ever used money or gifts as a bargaining tool with your children? Have you ever bought them a present because you felt guilty for not being around?

Yes.

No.

Are you guilty of complaining about your job in front of your children?

Yes.

No.

Have you flipped out at your child because your emotions are running high as a result of your day at work?

Yes.

No.

Has your child's teacher ever called you in to air their concerns about you never being around?

Yes.

No.

Have you missed parents' evening because you have to stay in work late?

Yes.

No.

Do you argue with your partner about work in front of your children?

Yes.

No.

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