The Mommy Referee Quiz - Sibling Rivalry Examples & Solutions


Raising 2 kids is twice the fun! But are you ready to handle sibling rivalry? Take this quiz and see if you’re up for the challenge.

So you and hubby are getting ready for baby number two - emotionally, mentally and of course, financially. But when it comes to raising 2 kids, there’s one thing that parents rarely consider and more often than not, it catches them by surprise. Sibling rivalry.

The fact is you need to be more than a loving mommy or a playful mommy or a chef mommy. You also need to be a referee mommy - the one who manages sibling rivalry with the right amount of fairness, compassion and discipline.

At the end of the day, it all depends on your parenting style and that there really is no “how-to” manual for raising kids. So here’s a short, fun quiz that will help you on how you’ll do refereeing the name-calling, toy grabbing, competing for attention and the ultimate fighting, when the time comes. Let’s find out, shall we?

1  One of the causes of sibling rivalry is choosing kids activities for summer. The eldest wants a swimming course for kids, the youngest wants dance classes for kids. Do you:

2  Kuya and Bunso are fighting like Pacquiao and Mayweather. Do you:

3  It’s the last piece of the yummiest cake you’ve baked. And the two kids are squabbling over who gets the last piece. What do you say?

4  Your youngest girl is crying because your eldest got mad when she accidentally broke his toy. When you pick up your little girl to soothe her, your eldest says “why do you always take her side?” How do you respond?

5  Ate got her first star in school so you get her a reward. The youngest sees this and says “what about me?” Do you: