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Wednesday, January 28, 2004
   
Dear Bubby,
How do I get my children to stop procrastinating and do their work? They have exams coming up, but they refuse to study. It drives me nuts that they won't listen to me, please help!

Miriam


Dear Miriam,
All children do not like to do home work. Why don't you offer to help them over the bumps? Relate to them on the subject at hand and you might suggest - "Hurry and get your homework done and I'll check it then we'll have time to join Daddy for dinner." Take a girl out shopping. Ask her about her assignment. Make a big deal of it. In your conversations you could tell them some of your experiences at school.

The better they do - the easier it will be to get into the college of their choices. Without the study now it will be tough. You could also visit the teacher and discuss this problem with her. I am sure she has the background to help.

Good luck.
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