When choosing a school for your child, you might rely on your own school experience or even stories from your parents about what school used to be like. It would surprise many to learn school is very different today, and families have far more choice in how their children are educated than they did years ago.
Many parents who we speak with ask us similar questions about the obstacles they face when it comes to their students and completing homework. Whether your child struggles with motivation, procrastination, or study skills, there are many different ways to tackle it all. Here is a list of FAQs regarding these struggles and our recommendations of how to help.
It’s one of the secrets of parenthood: Not just children get separation anxiety! Many parents are unprepared for the feelings of sadness and emptiness they have when separated from their children. The emotions that pop up when you leave your child with a babysitter or when you watch your child drive away on the school bus can span from a dull ache all the way to worry and panic.
"I hate school. My teacher is mean!” At one time or another, nearly every parent of a school-age youngster has heard their child express their displeasure with the entire educational establishment during a frustrating homework session or after a rough day. While you may initially brush off their dramatic declarations, what do you do if your child seems to be growing increasingly distressed with school and their teacher?
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