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 Homework causes family arguments


Homework is bad for your family, say researchers, who have found that it causes arguments and upsets.


A study of the impact of homework in different countries says that the pressure of homework causes friction between children and parents.


This pressure is worst in families where parents are most keen for their children to succeed at school.


And the survey claims that homework causes "anxiety" and "emotional exhaustion".


Children's homework can become a family battleground, says report


Read our blog post here

Parents have the most positive influence when they offer moral support. They should only actually help with homework when their children specifically ask them to Sue Hallam, author of report on impact of homework

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