Looking for Homework Tips For Parents of Children who Intentionally Don’t Do Their Homework? Barb is a single mom. She leaves work, rushes to pick up the children from after-school care and then home to start dinner. Once dinner is started, she begins asking about homework. Her teenager says “I’ll do it later.” Barb says, “You need to get started now because your sister has a soccer game tonight and there won’t be time later.” Her ten-year-old pulls the homework out of her bag and complains, “I’m not good at math. I’ll never get these problems done by the time we have... (Read More ...)
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Are You Doing More Homework Than Your Children? What Can Homework Helpers Do To Halt Homework Hassles?
Are You Doing More Homework Than Your Children? What Can Homework Helpers Do To Halt Homework Hassles? Joan has two children who just can’t seem to get their homework done without her or them getting frustrated to tears. Joan repeatedly picks up or delivers her one child’s forgotten homework . When her daughter does remember it, she doe snot understand it and Joan feels like she has to teach her all over again! Her other child could get his homework done in a flash, if he would just sit down and do it. He puts it off, because he says he already knows it and thinks homework is stupid. Like... (Read More ...)
Concerns about Child Development Stages Parenting Advice Corner Question: My son will be 4 in September. He is trying to remain a baby. We do not encourage any type of behavior that he should be past. For example, at daycare he will go into the infant area and ask for a bottle: He tries to get us to rock him to sleep at night and he is practically glued to me when we are home. I only work part time, and make it a point to spend one on one quality time with him. He does not want to try anything new. I have watched the other children in his daycare and most stare at him as if he is really weird.... (Read More ...)