homework

Should You Opt Your Child Out Of Homework?

Should You Opt Your Child Out Of Homework?

Our kids have really long days. By sheer scheduling necessity, they’re often at school before we’re at work and they’re still there while we rush home to pick them up. Then they’ve got basketball practice or piano lessons. They’ve got to eat, they’ve got to get at least semi-clean before…

Help Your Kid Manage Homework Anxiety By Using Rating Scales 

For kids with anxiety, the hardest part about homework is often just starting it. Before even picking up a pencil, they construct in their heads a story about how the assignment is too difficult, too time-consuming, too much to handle. And so they shut down. Pep talks and pleas from…