Mental Fatigue for your homeschooler

Beating Mental Fatigue in your homeschool

Have you heard of mental fatigue before?  It’s a real thing.  Mark Zuckerberg supposedly only wears one type of outfit to avoid such a thing.  While that may sound bizarre and cause you to doubt its legitimacy, it’s not a joke.

So now you are homeschooling, but your kid is having a rough time sitting and focusing on his work?  Enter the tears, pleading, and fits.  Last year we faced this big time…  For a child with ADHD or Autism, mental fatigue is very very real.

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Motivating Your Kid To Complete Work Part 4

Welcome back to part 4 of this Motivation Series.  In case you missed the previous posts, you can find them here:   Part 1    Part 2    Part 3

 

Motivating your kid when they hate subjects

So let’s say your kid(s) loathe any one particular subject…what then?  Did you have a block schedule during your own public high school days?  There’s no reason that can’t work at home for little ones as well!  Let me refresh your memory: The subjects are taught every other day for twice the original amount of work.

 

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Motivating Your Kid to Complete Work Part 3

Every kid loves a treasure chest

…and every kid could use extra low stakes practice with handling and saving “money.”  One of the boys’ favorite motivators is our treasure chest and Space Bucks.

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Motivating Your Kid to Complete Work Part 2

Going crazy with the whining?

If you are reading this, there is a good chance that your sweet angel is driving you nuts with tears and/or shouting about finishing school work.  Don’t give up on your homeschooling efforts yet!  If you are anything like I was… I needed it to work for my son’s sake and was at my wit’s end some days.

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