‘I worry about my child falling behind, but my own work is beginning to suffer’

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Photo of a young boy being homeschooled by his mother in his bedroom

Photo of a young boy being homeschooled by his mother in his bedroom

Question: I have two boys in third and fourth classes and this new phase of homeschooling is not going well.

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My eldest in particular is struggling with the work the teacher sets and is often upset about it – feeling he can’t do it. The teachers just send out lists of formal school work to be done which makes it like homework all day.

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