parent communication portal

by Emerald Gislason 8 min read

How to improve parent communication?

  • Try to limit screen time. If you let your children play video games and watch movies and TV, try to limit their screen time to only a few hours a ...
  • Talk with your children about the media you consume together. Find media with positive messages and themes that you and your child can enjoy and discuss together. ...
  • Start early. ...

Why is parent communication important?

  • Parent’s know their children best
  • Parents can be encouraged to discuss issues, talk about any concerns and get advice from Key Workers/Support Staff that has a broad knowledge and experience of child development.
  • Parents can be engaged in the learning process. ...
  • To make transitions throughout the setting smooth

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What are effective ways you use to communicate with parents?

  • Use “I” statements: I know we are both concerned about Erica hitting other kids when she’s here. ...
  • Ask for the parent’s perspective: Clarify the parent’s feelings and beliefs on the issue. ...
  • Most important: Look for a place to compromise. Ask the parent if he or she has ideas for next steps. ...
  • Finally, don’t forget to check in. ...

How to improve your communication with your parents?

Try these tips for building two-way communication into your parent partnership plan:

  • Discuss contact methods with each parent at the beginning of the school year. ...
  • Share positive comments you have about your students with their parents. ...
  • Make parent-teacher conferences a goal-making discussion rather than an assessment or lecture
  • Be proactive with letting parents know about any concerns you have about their child. ...

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What app does the court use for parents to communicate?

"In the vast majority of situations, coParenter allows for parents to communicate and resolve issues amicably and cost effectively." And, according to Wasser, this could be genuinely helpful for parents slogging it out in court.

Is there an app for divorced parents to communicate?

1. Our Family Wizard. Created by a divorced couple, the OurFamilyWizard platform promotes harmonious communication between co-parents. As one of the original tools designed for co-parents and their kids, they've got unique features.

How much does OurFamilyWizard cost?

Our Family Wizard The cost starts at $99 per parent per year, and child accounts are free.

Is TalkingParents app free?

Unfortunately, yes. While it's free to use Talking Parents, the point of these programs is to allow you to have an unalterable, secure record that is admissible in court. Talking Parents charges for records of access and communication.

How do I communicate with my ex wife after divorce?

Listen. Be aware of any concerns or problems the children may have.Encourage them to have a strong relationship with your ex.Keep them aware of the parenting routines and schedules.Encourage them to talk openly with you about their feelings and thoughts.Reassure them that you'll always love them.

Which co-parenting app is best?

Why OurFamilyWizard is our top choice for best co-parenting appOur Family Wizard costs $99 per year, per parent, and has a 30-day free trial.Our Family Wizard offers discounts for military families, and a fee waiver to offer Our Family Wizard free for low-income parents.More items...•

Do both parents pay for OurFamilyWizard?

Do both parents have to pay for the Our Family Wizard app? Yes. You have to use OurFamilyWizard with your co-parent. Each parent has to create their own account, and each account requires a membership fee.

Is OurFamilyWizard monitored?

Our Family Wizard allows professionals to completely monitor the family's activity.

Does OurFamilyWizard record phone calls?

Reporting. Unlike emails, text messages, or phone calls, OurFamilyWizard keeps client communication both contained and organized. The different tools on OFW make reporting simple, and family law professionals can download authenticated records of client activity directly from their OFW Practitioner Accounts.

Can you screenshot TalkingParents?

TalkingParents forces accountability. You receive an important message from your child's school? Screenshot it, share it with your co-parent through Secure Messaging, and say “Hey, did you see this?” You can bring any communication or coordination back to the app so that it's documented for your attorney and case.

Does TalkingParents record phone calls?

All calls and messages are recorded and saved within our Unalterable Records, holding both parents accountable.

How much does parent app cost?

We have decided to offer our Parentapps Lite App for FREE with no minimum contract and no annual cost. For a busy parent staying on top of day-to-day school information such as important messages or events is more or less impossible without a dedicated mobile app.

Communication from School

The school employs various tools to provide parents with the latest news and information. We appreciate families taking the time to stay informed and involved with the Post Oak community.

Website Parent Portal

The parent portal of our website includes news, calendars, links to resources, and more. Some pages may be locked to the public, prompting you to sign in. Your user name and password are the same as those for My BackPack.


Each week, we send a digital newsletter called The Post, which can also be found in the announcement archive. It is filled with news from both campuses, information about upcoming school events, parent education offerings, and other special notices.

My BackPack

My BackPack™ (MBP) is a secure and easy-to-use web portal, integrated with our school’s central database, which will help parents update contact information. Usernames and passwords are emailed to all new student families in May. For more information, read the Getting Started with My BackPack user guide.


The school uses Magnus, a web-based system for forms management, where parents have continuous access to their child’s health records, as well as the ability to make updates when needed. In addition to health forms, the Magnus system will be able to handle field trip permission slips and other school-related forms.

Communication with Second Families

In situations where parents are separated or divorced, please update My BackPack with additional addresses for mailing purposes so that everyone is fully informed about school functions, parent-teacher conferences, etc.

What is talking parents?

Talking Parents is a different type of online communication tool for co-parents. It's designed to create a system-of-record for your communications if you need to supply proof of correspondence to the courts.

What are the benefits of co-parenting apps?

The major benefits of co-parenting apps and online tools include the ability to share each child's schedule, keep each parent notified about upcoming appointments, and track any shared expenses. If you think this sort of tool might be useful, give these top-rated co-parenting communication tools a try. 1.

What is family wizard?

Our Family Wizard is an online tool designed specifically for co-parenting families. It allows parents to manage all aspects of their shared parenting agreement online and in one place, from calendars to expenses. The company even offers Apple and Android apps for accessible communication on the go.