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Stress-Free Discipline by Sara Au, Peter L. Stavinoha

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Homework

There’s a reason why the word homework is usually uttered with a groan. Unless you’re a kindergartner who’s excited to be “old enough” to have homework, it’s usually not much fun and akin to a chore. Think about it; when you get home from work, what’s the very last thing you want to be doing? More work. Children feel the same way. It’s unsurprising, then, when homework becomes a source of conflict and confrontation between you and your child.

From your perspective, doing well on homework leads to good grades, good grades lead to a good college, a good college leads to a good job, and a good job leads to good money and success in life. You are able to understand the future, abstract benefit that you do this for, but your child has ...

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