When I say the word ‘homework’, I think all the children all over the world inwardly groan. I think teachers might a bit too because they have to set it and mark it which takes more time out of their day too. Homework is a loaded word. It causes drama, it’s a fun sucker and it seems pretty pointless to most of us. You work hard at school all day right? So why do you want to go home and do more of the same? Precisely!

So, in my usual Smiley stylie, I thought there must be a way to help you with this. There must be a way to show homework that you are the boss of it and it will not have that much power over your life. Let’s have a chat about that!

 

 

Here’s what you’ll hear this episode:

  • easy and practical tips on how to get your homework done quickly and without all the drama
  • you’ll discover how you can stop homework overshadowing your free fun time 
  • why homework is your chance to do it differently and make it work for you

Helpful Stuff for Parents:

Here is a blog post explaining the 3 reasons you’re stuck in busy mode. Now you can get stuff done too! #winning! 

 You can check out ‘How to Really Listen with Love’ eCourse so you can learn how to coach your child through any struggle in a way that grows their confidence and emotional resilience. Your energy and how you approach it will also have a huge influence.

 

Smiley coaching resources mentioned in this episode:

Here is my Smiley Spotify Playlist of upbeat and motivating tunes to help you bust that homework out in no time at all.  

Check out the replay of the Energy Pod class on Making Mistakes (#14) and Overwhelm (#12)

Overcome all your worries and insecurities about school with my ‘Back to School Confidence Pack’.

If you want to give yourself a productivity boost, then you are very welcome to come and join me in The Energy Pod class every Monday at 5pm.

My Smiley Thought Cards are really good for training your brain to think differently, especially for children who think the worst or worry a lot. Remember, if you have an Alexa, you can get Smiley Thoughts read aloud to you over breakfast so you can start your day in a positive state of mind. To get started you just have to say: ‘Alexa, open Happy Thoughts’.

 

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