It’s that time of year again. Time to put up the bathing suites and get out the book bags. School is in session! For many parents this time can be a time of relief as they get their kids back into school and back on a routine. For other parents, this time can be stressful as they hustle to get everything ready for their kids to go back to school. Then there are other parents whose anxiety starts to build
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One of the topics that often surface in the parenting classes that I teach is the parent’s fears of their kids failing in school. This is especially true for parents of kids with ADD or ADHD, because of their child’s difficulty staying focused on a school task to completion. Parents want their kids to succeed. So when their child starts to struggle with something such as schoolwork, the parent steps in to support their child by helping them with their
Has this ever happened to you or someone you know? Child: “Mom we need to go to the store tonight! My project is due tomorrow and I need a poster board and some construction paper!” Parent: “How long have you known about this project?” Child: “They told us two weeks ago, but I don’t see what that has to do with anything.” Parent: “You have known for two weeks and you just now tell me! I can’t take you tonight.