My brother did for years. Now he's 21 and won't stop talking :D
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825 2/6/13 6:57 A
my son likes to take a break when he gets home from school too. i think it helps.
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7 2/5/13 4:09 P
My almost 13 year old is a procrastinator. So, instead of fighting it, I work with it. When he gets home from school, he gets a half hour break to do what ever he wants. Then, it's homework/chore time. Ever since I implemented the break time, it's much easier to gently nudge him to get the other things done. I think he feels more respected...it's been a long day at school and he needs a little time to rejuvenate. We also ask him daily how much homework he has and when it's due. Then, we try to do a schedule with him so he's not feeling over-whelmed with having it get all done right now. As long as the due dates allow, we try to make sure he's not doing more than a half hour of homework per day. As he gets further along in school, I am sure that will increase, but hopefully, so will his maturity! :)
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509 2/4/13 5:15 P
Okay so everyone is in the same boat
Looking for suggestions how to light a fire under my son to get him motivated to get organized so he will do better in school. All suggestions welcomed:)
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