Your child gets home after a long day at school and you ask, “Do you have any homework?” Does your child complain and say something like, “Yes, but I don’t want to do it!” or “Yes, but it’s too hard”? What happens next? If you’re like many parents, you soon find yourself in an argument that may end in your child doing the homework, but you’re both mad.
Do you often wonder whether there’s a better way? The purpose of this guide is to show you how to motivate your child to do their homework in a peaceful, positive way.
Swanson, E., Kurz, L. A., & Wexler, J. (2018). Motivating children to do their homework: Parent’s guide. Austin, TX: The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk.
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