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My 9-Year-Old's Homework is Killing Me

Maria Colaco | Posted 09.12.2014 | Parents
Maria Colaco

As a parent of a 9-year-old, I want to tell all of you coming up the parenting pipeline to get ready for it. If you thought homework was bad when YOU were a student... it's HORRID when you are a parent.

The Day I LOST It Doing Homework With My Kid

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel | Posted 09.05.2014 | Parents
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel

I wanted him to do it by himself. And I wanted it to be good. I wanted it to be the best damn poster presentation on Spain the kindergarten teacher had ever seen.

The Homework Conundrum

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 05.12.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

To many parents, homework seems as much a part of schooling as lunchroom cafeterias. But does it really make a difference?

WATCH: Fourth Grader Gets Lesson In Infidelity

Posted 02.18.2013 | Divorce

Arizona fourth grader Kyera McCloskey got an accidental lesson in infidelity earlier this week. According to ABC15, McCloskey and her fellow stu...

The Problem I Have With My Son's Preschool

Devon Corneal | Posted 12.19.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I used to have anxiety dreams that I had forgotten to do my homework. I'd wake up sweating, my heart pounding, certain I had humiliated myself in front of my teachers and classmates. I thought I had put those dreams behind me when I took my last exam 10 years ago, but they're back.

Maryland Elementary School Nixes Homework

Posted 09.07.2012 | Education

Instead of assigning homework, teachers at Gaithersburg Elementary School in Maryland are asking students to spend 30 minutes a night reading, Fox 5 r...

Annoying Conversation #1: 'Did You Finish Your Homework?'

Laura Zigman | Posted 02.04.2012 | Parents
Laura Zigman


How Much Homework Is Too Much?

TakePart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

For most parents and children, homework is a necessary evil. Resigned to the nightly struggle, families squeeze school assignments into their evening ...

Navigating Homework Hell: Understanding Why Some Kids Hate Schoolwork

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

In this, Part 3 of our series, let's take a look at how students may be viewing the nightly assignments that most schools require of them.

The Dancing Parent: Navigating Homework Hell, Part 1

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

Let's look a little deeper into the two general responses parents often face when confronting their child who hasn't done their work: falling apart and belligerence.

Navigating Homework Hell, Part 1: How To Manage An Assignment-Averse Child

Darryl Sollerh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl Sollerh

For parents, homework can be a nightly tango into hell, turning family time into a frustrating fight.