The Modern Parent REPORT CARD
This may be the most important test you ever take.
Are you ready for the Modern Parenting Report Card?
It seems only fair, doesn't it?
We can sometimes put so much pressure on our children to do well in school and be decent compassionate little people. Teachers are constantly judging and grading them every week. ..We reward and give consequences for all their achievements and actions! When was the last time you were evaluated for anything you did? Who is grading your parenting for you?
Now, it’s your turn to be brave! Dig deep and allow some serious constructive criticism to help us grow! Let your kids grade you!
We’ve put together a simple test that lets children evaluate their parents or guardians on their parenting skills!
Your child’s perception of you, may surprise or hurt a little.. but it’s a great way to start conversations, and improve ourselves as parents. Approaching the Parent Report Card with an open mind and an open heart can make it an incredible learning experience!
I hope this exercise will remind me you that some of the little things, really are BIG things to them and matter a great deal!
Tell us your experience! Email Echo, or tell us in out private group! (The MP HUB)
If you want to be all Martha Stewart and a total brown noser... or you've got a hot cable guy coming in the am to impress.. you know what to do..
Depending what you choose, maybe even all of them! These strategies can be incredibly effective if implemented properly, consistently and if the children are encouraged to try, adapt and experiment
The years from age 3 to 6 are an emotionally turbulent time. Your child may swing between extremes: He wants more independence, but he suffers from separation anxiety. Now more than ever, it's important for you..
To many people “tantrum” and “meltdown” are the same thing. And they can look very similar when you see a child in the middle of having one. A sensory meltdown is not the same thing as a temper tantrum, and it can be hard to differentiate the two. Learning about the causes and symptoms of a tantrum vs. a meltdown, can help you know how to best manage them...
Difficult afternoons turn into tough bed times, sibling squabbles, meltdowns, homework refusal and exhausted parents, can all happen as a result of after school overwhelm. If you too wonder if your child may the real-life version of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, fear not!..
How many of you loose your cool and then immediately after,.. or late once they are in bed, feel like ..”shit, I could have done that better?” In this article we are going to look at the situation and talk about “AFTER” the explosion. These suggestions can even prevent a blow out before it happens. But if it happens again, here's what you need to do...
Two-thirds of Americans say they need help for stress. But stress itself is not the problem. It’s how we relate to stress....
But there’s one thing I know for sure about being a parent and making a mistake, you will have critics, and they are fucking everywhere. Waiting, watching...... You will be- if not already, criticized no matter what it is you are trying to accomplish.How do you respond? To Internet trolls, to self-shame and shame from others?
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This may be the most important test you ever take! If your child were to grade you as a parent, how would you do on your report card? Some moms and dads are finding out! Download your Modern Parenting Report Card here!
How you react to your child’s report card can impact his or her motivation, self-esteem and sense of control over his learning. Here are some tips on how to turn report card time into a constructive learning experience instead of a choice between a positive or negative encounter.
Today you will find that most mothers have full-time jobs, and while women are rapidly increasing in participation in the work force, the division of household of chores and responsibilities is yet to have a fair matching change. “The degree to which housework is shared is now one of the two most important predictors of a woman’s marital satisfaction. And husbands benefit too, since studies show that women feel more sexually attracted to partners who pitch in."
In today’s modern world the rise of the Internet and Technology distractions, couples are finding that maintaining connection and intimacy are a challenge. Are you missing the cues that your partner needs some connection? What are some things that we can do to find a solution for distractions?
What is a concussion? What are the signs and symptoms of a concussion? What should I do if I suspect a concussion? And RED FLAGS.
Giving your beard a hot oil treatment is easy! Hot oil treatments are excellent for softening course hair, repairing split ends, and conditioning dry, brittle hair. Keeping your facial hair conditioned is necessary to prevent breakage.
Nothing dries out your hair and skin like the dreary months of fall and winter. Wind, cold, and indoor forced-air heating all do a number on skin. Dandruff acts up, your face gets flaky, and, oh, your poor beard! If you’ve got a big, bushy beard, then you need...
Super easy Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef! The sauce is AMAZING – so much better tasting and healthier than takeout!
It's a nice change from regular chili, especially if tomatoes give your spouse heartburn! This chili is comforting, yet light at the same time. This is a dish I bring to family gatherings often because you can get it started ahead of time and just forget about it while letting the flavors all meld together.
One word: delicious. I always double the recipe so we can have leftovers... but we never have leftovers.
With Thanksgiving right around, the corner I felt like it was a great time to share this recipe with all of you. Even though I love making ham as part of our Easter dinner, this slow cooker ham is wonderful for any holiday or even as a regular Sunday dinner!
An Indian Butter Chicken made with spices you already have in your cabinet, in a crock pot AND with all the creamy deep flavors you’d expect from a restaurant!
Hands down one our family favourite dip! It's SO easy to put together!
This is the ultimate treat for hot chocolate lovers, you’ll never want to use a dry mix again! This slow cooker hot chocolate puts those little packets of powder to shame, it’s rich and creamy and perfect for a party.
Quick and easy homemade cajun seasoning that you probably have all the ingredients for already! You'll never need to buy pre-made cajun seasoning again!
We like to make meals throughout the week, and throw in our left over meats to make Jambalaya!If you are new to jambalaya, it’s a kind of smorgasbord of goodness you will fall in love with I promise. Seems like a strange combination but when sausage, shrimp, chicken, rice, and peppers all come together in a red sauce with cajun seasonings, it’s pure magic.
I saw Paula Deen make a similar recipe on her Food Network program. I was looking for a really creamy macaroni and cheese recipe, and this is it!
CrockPot Lasagna Soup is the perfect weeknight dinner! In this easy recipe, the slow cooker does all of the work to bring the goodness of lasagna and the comfort of soup together into one amazing meal.
Most people know that depression and anxiety can affect women in pregnancy and early parenthood, but men can also experience parental depression. In fact, its an increasingly common condition. In this Article, we talk about statistics, give you informations, some possible symptoms AND an assessment tool [PDF download].