And do you prefer it that way? Why or why not?
My grandma helps my daughter so that I can concentrate on helping my son. He's really struggling and 6th grade is not going well for him. We are having to look at Sylvan learning centers or a tutor. We can't afford it but SIL is willing to help. None of us want to see him fail but he has to apply himself.
I help her 99% of the time. I try to get her to do her homework right when she comes home from school, so her Dad isn't home yet.
I help most of the time but dh will help on the days he's home if needed.
My daughter is only in kindergarten but im sure i will continue to be the one that does mostly everything. husband works nights and sleeps during the day. When she gets to the age to do big projects then my husband can probly help her in the mornings during the weekends I hope. That would give them some good quality time together.
DH helps more. He has a little more time than I do to sit and help the kids. MY 12 hour shifts wear me down. I get home, sleep for 5 hours get up an hour or 2 before the kids get home, clean house cook their dinner and run out the door to work. Hubby is home with them at night so he usually helps.
I do most of the time. My husband helps on his nights off.
Mostly me, but it depends on what the homework or project is. My dd's last project was a replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, my SO helped her with that and it was to scale.
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Mine does her homework right after school at the kitchen table - but I really don't help much. Truthfully I don't even check over things to make sure they are doing it right. I just don't care and I think homework is silly in 1st grade. (I was a high school teacher for many years. I really need my kids not to hate school at an early age, so I try to be very chill about the whole thing.)
She probably only has a big "project" once every 6 or 8 weeks, and seriously, my husband almost always ends up being the big helper and I like it better that way. Both of us refuse to be the parents that do much - but he's good about really helping without doing.
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