homework

Help Your Kid Manage Homework Anxiety By Using Rating Scales 

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…

Start Homework ‘Consulting Hours’ 

Start Homework ‘Consulting Hours’ 

The homework wars seem to be a hallmark of weekday evenings with school-age kids, and parents are always the ones defeated. As my daughter heads to kindergarten this year, I am dreading this fight. Because there will be a fight … right? There will be times when she won’t want…