Two-thirds of parents said they struggled with their children’s science queries and a quarter felt frustrated.
I don’t think it’s a problem not having the answers. I think it’s a problem if you don’t realise you don’t have the right answer and pass on false information (which is probably my vice, on reflection). I think it’s even more of a problem if you blatantly make things up, which is why I found this part of the story disturbing:
[A] fifth made up a response or pretended that no one knew the answer.