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Hate Homework? Here is an OPT OUT OF HOMEWORK Letter to School

For parents and children who dislike the impact of homework on their family time.  Here is a template of a letter to send to school before the first parent-teacher interviews.  It’s meant as a starting place for discussion of homework and … Continue reading

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How to Get Kids to Do Their Homework

“Help! My Child won’t do Their Homework!” Suggestion and Ideas for Getting More Homework Co-operation and Less Power Struggles Give choices in subject matter, time, or place of study. E.g. Would the child like to do Math or English today? When … Continue reading

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How to Get Ready for a New School Year

Global TV APT TV Getting Ready for a New School Year By Judy Arnall The last days of summer are closing in and thoughts turn to the start of school when that yellow leaves appear on the neighborhood trees.  Parents … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Child Off Computer/Video Games

Now you can limit screen time without your child shutting you out! Continue reading

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