Parenting Expectations worksheet

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What is the theory behind the worksheet?

This worksheet is based on the Parental Expectation Theory, which states that parental expectations are influenced by context and environment (Hao et al., 2015). 

How will the worksheet work?

The present worksheet is intended for the use of practitioners. It will help them familiarize themselves with the client’s expectations.

How to use the worksheet?

Having parental expectations and goals for your children is an essential part of being a parent. The expectations need to be realistic and rooted. Looking at the big picture might be as helpful as keeping a positive overview. 

The following worksheet contains exercises intended to help you set healthy expectations for yourself and your kids.


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Hao, Lingxin & Yeung, Wei-Jun. (2015). Parental Spending on School-Age Children: Structural Stratification and Parental Expectation. Demography. 52. 10.1007/s13524-015-0386-1.