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For the moms with older children, do you discipline for B's on report cards?

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— Expecting a child to get straight A's is crazy to me

— Totally agree. I dnt do this, it was a debate at work and two ppl think B's are bad which is ridiculous .. A-C is acceptable in my book.

— No.

— no why would u

— Totally agree. I dnt do this, it was a debate at work and two ppl think B's are bad which is ridiculous .. A-C is acceptable in my book.

— No but my daughter got a c I will be changing up things she is 9

— And I mean less tv no phone etc I don’t hit my kids

— No. I encourage them to try for all A's but B's are good as well.

— B’s are amazing !!

— Absolutely not. My mom did and it became a huge problem. I was never able to learn self motivation because I was always focused on getting A's simply to avoid getting in trouble. Once I got to college, I was lost. The emphasis should be on learning and on effort, not on grades.

— Discipline for grades? No ma’am

— Why would you ?

— Absolutely not!!!! Why would you punish a child for B’s?

— Totally agree. I dnt do this, it was a debate at work and two ppl think B's are bad which is ridiculous .. A-C is acceptable in my book.

— @jleona, oh ok. That’s ridiculous that they think that’s bad! My son gets A’s and B’s and we praise him for it. Even if he got a C, it would be fine. Some subjects are harder for kids and vice versa.

— B's are awesome. I'd be praising the kid for not getting D's and F's. You won't always get 100% in life, no need to beat your kid down so they feel like they have to be perfect or mom will be mad.

— Where is the macaroni and cheese with your flamin hots? Your profile pic will never get old. When I see it, I remember the good old days

— Totally agree. I dnt do this, it was a debate at work and two ppl think B's are bad which is ridiculous .. A-C is acceptable in my book.

— No. But we reward A’s.

— No way! Not even for an F. I blame the teacher !

— @mombie., because in my case, anytime I got a bad grade it was bc I was unmotivated by the teacher ... there is such a thing as a bad teacher and good teacher... by the way... I went on to school and already have two degrees ( bachelors and a masters ) in science field and working on figuring out what PhD program to start... and I got many Ds and Fs while growing up. I am employed in a science field and have been for many years. Education to me is all about how it’s presented and what is retained, not about a grade . That’s what’s messed up with our system . Doesn’t let kids be kids .

— @soleil15, yes but it’s not always the teachers fault they can’t please everyone just like you and me can’t please everyone and not everyone likes us I didn’t like most my teachers but my F’s were on me not them

— @mombie., true, in that case I would move my child to a different teachers room . But wouldn’t be upset with them.

— I was punished for my grades my entire life. It created an incessant need to please people so that I wouldn’t get in trouble. I struggle with being a perfectionist as a result and have spent years trying to overcome the self deprecation that those expectations caused me. If your child is doing their best, regardless of their letter grades, they should be encouraged and praised.

— Yes! This! Going to school no longer became a safe haven, it became the same hell that home was. I ended up not going to school for almost an entire year from panic attacks.

— Totally agree. I dnt do this, it was a debate at work and two ppl think B's are bad which is ridiculous .. A-C is acceptable in my book.

— When my daughters in school I would never discipline for bs or any grade really as long as she told she tried her best

— No but D’s and F’s yes and not like grounding or whatever but less play time more school work summer school whatever it takes because obviously there struggling or not getting the discipline they need for school

— No i expect them to try their best and give it all they have and if that reflects a B then less screen time and more book time.

— Hell no. Even if they’re getting a lower grade, if they’re putting in the effort and trying their best how is that fair? Try to pinpoint the issue and find a work around. But Bs are great! In high school my dad paid us for our As and Bs. $50 an A and $20 a B. (End report cards only) and it was a good incentive but wasn’t really the focus.

— Totally agree. I dnt do this, it was a debate at work and two ppl think B's are bad which is ridiculous .. A-C is acceptable in my book.

— Only if you want to take any possible ounce of joy out of learning

— Um no .. you're asking too much from your child. I could understand if they're getting d's & F's and they put no effort in to try and do better than yes but not a B.

— Totally agree. I dnt do this, it was a debate at work and two ppl think B's are bad which is ridiculous .. A-C is acceptable in my book.

— D’s GET DEGREES 😂

— 😂😂 where? No they don't, lol, but Cs get degrees

— @sweetsap, literally everywhere

— @badgirlnextdoor man, I didn't know that, I thought every major was a C minimum

— Not for a B. Only for a C or lower, but only if it was because they weren't putting in any effort. If they were failing because they didn't understand the subject, or for another reason like the teacher wasn't a good teacher, then I'd figure out how to help them improve their grades, whether it be a change in class or a tutor.