If a child is struggling in school and a teacher says to give them extra time to practice in their toughest subject area, where can you find the extra time in a busy family schedule?
Finding the time to fit in extra help is a challenge itself. Where do we get that extra time or what do we give up in its place?
There is no one answer, no quick fix, or magic potions that will make the area of difficulty in school go away. Time and practice is what your child needs.
First, identify what type of help is needed. Does your child need extra reading practice? Tutoring? A different introduction to school material? Knowing this will guide you as you make the next set of decisions of what to do and when.
When balancing family life and schedules with the need of extra support consider the following: