A Sentence Request From My Wonderful Wife

My wife would like me to crowdsource this question, as we have an ever-so-slight difference in opinion: how much help should parents give their children on their homework?

14 comments:

zman said...

My parents didn't help me at all that I remember.

Dave said...

that's what i remember too. and look how well we turned out!

zman said...

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Melanie said...

as much help as they need to get it done as fast as possible.

rob said...

as little as possible. directional guidance, maybe, but that's it.

rob said...

did i win?

Dave said...

that's a damn good answer. my wife may have words with you, though.

rob said...

also, i yell at them when they can't figure stuff out on their own.

Clarence said...

Age also factors into this equation. Helping a first grader is lot different than helping a ninth grader.

zman said...

Isn't the school supposed to teach them how to do their homework? I thought I only had to reach my son how to burp on demand or make fart noises with his armpit.

Al DePantsdowno said...

If by help, you mean check their answers for correctness and make sure everything is complete, and answer any questions they have, then I help alot.

Dave said...

that's no what i want to hear, al. if they pay attention at school, they should know how to do it. but i do agree with mel about the fast part.

Al DePantsdowno said...

I agree with Melanie too, but I wind up yelling at them like Rob and the word retard is not a stanger in our house.

joy said...

More than you want to help and much more than you think you should have to help!

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