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  • Stressed Out Mom and 8 Year Old Battle Homework
    Stressed Out Mom and 8 Year Old Battle Homework Parenting Question   Mom and 8 Year Old Son Stress over homework. received September 14, 2007 Q.Hello, I have an 8 year old boy and since school begin he been stress as well my self. I have try to be as patience I been trying to give him extra work over the weekend for him to get use to the work habits but it seems like there is no use for my techniques, it also seems that he can't do his homework if I'm not sitting next to him to back him up. I have try to be very patience but its very hard he takes very long on his homeworks and sometimes it will go over 2 hours before he can finish his work, I have try the timing it work for a little but after that it was worst them before because he try to do his work fast and them he will do most of his incorrectly. I am trying to be a role model for my son but I feel like that is going down the drain, he can't concentrate at all and also he cry for nothing I have been a little hard on him but I believe I'm doing the best I can. I have take everything away from him ( TV, games ) but everything still the same. Please help.   Hi, Thanks for your parenting question. It seems to be the season of
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