Do you hover when your kids are doing their lessons, or do they mostly work independently?
Yes, my DD will space out and not do anything if I don't keep her on task. Which is no fun when I say "do this page while I put your brother down for a nap" and I come out and she's written 2 letters and spaced out
My son is only four so ninety percent of the time I sit there with him, but if it's an easy ditto that I know he can handle, I let him do it on his own.
My ds works independently when necessary. My presence is felt for math and language. After teaching history or science he is completely on his own to finsish those subjects.
Quoting SusanTheWriter:It depends. She can work independently, but she has to work at the kitchen table or in the living room to stay on task. If she works in her room, nothing gets done. So I don't "hover," but my presence is felt.
It depends. She can work independently, but she has to work at the kitchen table or in the living room to stay on task. If she works in her room, nothing gets done. So I don't "hover," but my presence is felt.
3 spectrum kids and a toddler nearly requires hovering or instead of school work we find out how many dots are on the wall, why does paper have a smell and basically nothing but fidgets no matter what we do to help them. oldest is starting to be more independent but it is a struggle.
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