Eight New Stats About Parenting

January 26, 2016

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Buzzfeed recently polled more than 200,000 readers, and had them answer hot-button questions about parenting.  Here are the top eight results . . .


1.  Is breastfeeding in public okay?  85% said yes.


2.  Can a kid get a well-rounded social AND academic experience if they’re homeschooled?  73% said no.


3.  Is spanking okay?  52% said no, 48% said yes.


4.  Should kids be vaccinated?  94% said yes.


5.  Should drugs be administered for pain during childbirth?  The vast majority of people said it’s fine . . . 92%.  So 8% said it’s not.


6.  Is it okay for grade school kids to drink soda?  68% said no, only 32% said yes.


7.  Is it ever appropriate to discipline someone ELSE’S child?  67% said no, 33% said yes.


8.  Is it ever okay to put a kid on a leash?  47% said YES to that one.  53% said no.



(Buzzfeed / Parents)