DD10 on the other hand, the second she comes to something she doesn't understand she starts having a meltdown. I feel like I have tried everything over the past few weeks, but nothing is working. I have tried punishing and bribing. I have adjusted her work to make sure it's not too hard, I have completely scrapped some things and done things completely differently. I have stopped doing extraneous things while they are schooling (except for right now while I am so lost I came here to ask). I have given her her own spot to do schoolwork instead of sending her to her room when she acts like this. Nothing is working.
She has this horrible nasty attitude when she "asks" for help...which sounds more like someone barking "mom, I don't get it" she can't just ask nicely. Ever. She throws things, she yells, she tells me she's not doing anything. She tells me things are impossible. She says I refuse to help her (typically my refusal is "did you check in the book first?" Or "where do you think you could find that answer?").
I don't know what to do. This is not going to work if it is just a constant fight. I know we are still adjusting and it's going to take some time. I just don't know how long I can do it for. :(