Looking for Homework Tips For Parents of Children who Intentionally Don’t Do Their Homework? Can you relate to Barb? 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... (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? Can you relate to Joan? 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 doesn’t 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... (Read More ...)
Is My Child Ready to Be Home Alone? Is There a Legal Age For Children to Stay Home Alone? The end of the school year brings a tough decision for many parents, “Is my child ready to be home alone?” Many parents answer this question simply by looking at a child’s age or maturity, but really need to consider both. Parents may also wonder “is there a legal age for children to stay home alone?” There is an unwritten, unspoken “law” among social service and law enforcement professionals that no child nine-years-old or younger should be left home alone – no... (Read More ...)