10 Steps to Fewer Homework Meltdowns

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It’s an all too familiar scene for many families.

Homework overload. Exhausted kids spending too much time on homework  – or doing everything but homework. And stressed out parents who just want it done.

Amidst the ongoing debate around homework (how much is too much, how long should it take, is it even necessary) lies the harsh reality that it’s still assigned in 99% of schools and needs to be done.  I’ve written about why I think homework is important. Now, I’ll share ten things you can do to help your family avoid those dreaded homework meltdowns. [Read more...]