She’s driving me NUTS!
I can’t figure out how to get her to stop goofing off with her book work. She tries to write without looking, or writes obscenely big letters, or just gets sloppy. Something she DID yesterday, or even ten minutes ago, she says she doesn’t know how to do–like add 2 plus 3. We don’t do a ton of book work, but I feel like she should do SOME of it at least. These sheets are too easy! I thought maybe her behavior was because they were so easy, so I found some harder ones… but I still get the same thing. I know she didn’t do this in public school. It’s just her way of pushing my buttons. All I can do is stop school for a time out, because I don’t want to get so frustrated that I yell at her. So I just stop. I’ll let her go do something educational on the computer, which she is a wiz at doing… but I can’t let her just do school online with all these games… can I ?
I’m really starting to feel the pressure of having something to “show” for what we’ve been working on.
I need some suggestions my friends! How do I get her to focus and just finish her work…. it wouldn’t take her fifteen minutes! AGH!