Parents

We Asked Parents All The Questions That Make Them Squirm

BuzzFeed Life asked over 200,000 parents about everything from homeschooling to elective C-section.

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We used BuzzFeed's "highly scientific" polling function to find out how parents really feel about the most controversial topics in parenting.

4. Would you spank your child?

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Our audience is pretty split on this, with nearly 106,000 people saying no, while just under 100,000 people said they would.

8. Would you schedule an elective C-section for the birth of your child?

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Just over one-third parents said they would opt for a C-section without medical necessity.

10. Do you think the Common Core standards are an improvement on the way you learned math?

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Nearly 80% of the parents polled were not fans of the Common Core standards.