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These 10 Questions Will Reveal What Type Of Mom You'll Be

Are you a helicopter mom or just a hot-mess mom?

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  1. It's the annual bake sale at your kid's school. What do you bring?
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    Store-bought cookies that I'll try to pass off as my own.
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    My favorite recipe that I make every year and the kids (and parents) go crazy for!
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    Something super simple with five ingredients or less.
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    Honestly, I'll probably forget to bring something.
  2. You're headed to the pool with your kid and their friend today. What do you bring with you?
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    The question is what do I NOT bring with me? I've got sunscreen, floaties, goggles, snacks, extra towels, binoculars, a change of clothes, sunglasses, reading material, baby wipes, pool toys...
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    A bottle of sunscreen, towels, and my phone.
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    Some cash. I can buy whatever I need at the pool.
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    Nothing. I probably have whatever I need in my car.
  3. It's summertime. What will your kid be doing?
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    Summer camp!
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    Swimming lessons for sure.
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    Several different activities so they can try new things!
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    I haven't thought that far ahead, but I do know my kid will be saying "I'm bored" every 30 minutes.
  4. How old will your kid be when you let them have a cell phone?
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    Second or third grade.
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    Middle school.
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    Senior in high school.
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    They can have a cell phone when they're old enough to pay for one.
  5. Your kid refuses to eat dinner at a friend's house. What do you do?
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    Pull them in a different room and threaten to take something away if they don't eat.
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    Ask politely if you can make them something else to eat.
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    Give them the death stare and pray they at least eat some of the food.
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    Apologize for your kid's behavior and tell your kid if they don't eat they aren't getting anything else.
  6. You have a playdate scheduled for your kid later today, but they were being really bad all morning. What do you do?
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    Cancel the playdate and let your kid know why you did it.
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    Take your kid to the playdate, but scold them later.
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    Let your kid attend the playdate. Kids will be kids!
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    Take your kid to the playdate and threaten to take something away later, but then totally forget to.
  7. It's Saturday night. What are you doing?
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    That's mom's night out and what we do is none of your business.
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    Eating and/or sleeping.
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    Probably playing a game or watching a movie with my kid.
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    Drinking wine with a friend or two at one of our houses.
  8. It's your kid's birthday. How do you celebrate?
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    We invited the whole class, friends, and family to my place. I love hosting huge parties!
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    We have a small birthday dinner at my house with immediate family.
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    We've been celebrating my kid's birthday all week, but the BIG party will be at the hottest kids birthday spot in town!
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    I ran to the store last minute, texted some people, and was able to throw together a pretty decent party.
  9. You notice a rash on your kid that wasn't there before and your kid says it's not itchy or bugging them. What do you do?
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    Leave it alone for a day or two and see if it goes away.
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    Put over-the-counter lotion on it you think might help.
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    Set up a doctor's appointment and a dermatology appointment, just in case.
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    Rush to urgent care.
  10. Your babysitter canceled last minute and you have an important event to attend. What do you do?
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    Cancel your plans and stay in.
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    Frantically search for a backup babysitter, no matter how much it costs.
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    Call your parents and beg them to watch your kid.
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    Still go to your event, but bring your kid with you.
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