how do I approch her about it?
I use the Agora online school and I am falling behind,My mom is angry because I have not been as productive with my work because the lessons have to be checked by her and she is usualy busy with my three year old brother,my little sister who also is homeschooled,or my older sister who is also homeschooled what do I do? she knows it is hard we have been doing it for three years,and the reason I started homeschooling is because none of the schools around my area are good
Asked By: hkyboy96 - 9/14/2006
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Homeschooling is ALWAYS worth the extra effort!!! Keep busy doing some useful activity. Homeschooling is really not about... More
Answered By: abiquamom - 9/15/2006
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Ordinarily, I'd say this was none of my business, but you DID ask...! It sounds as if your mom has bitten off more than she can chew. Homeschooling your children is more difficult than most people think; perhaps your mother should think about allowing you to attend regular school?
Answered By: victory - 9/14/2006
try to get a few minutes alone with your mom maybe when the siblings are playing or in bed and explain to her your situation stress to her that you cannot do your job until she does hers and that u understand shes busy but you need help to maybe you two could work out a schedule like when your 3 yr old brothers is... More
Answered By: kelley p - 9/14/2006
Your Mom has a very busy schedule. Let her know your concerns too. If she expresses to you that she is angry that your falling behind in school, let her know that you too are frustrated and asked to make an appointment with her. Let her know that you need assistance and her help? If she is too busy for you again... More
Answered By: surfagrl - 9/14/2006
I can't tell how old you are. If you have reached high school age, you might ask your mom about joining Keystone High School, because there you would be submitting your assignments to a teacher who would correct and grade them and also be available to answer questions. Agora seems more heavily dependent on your parent... More
Answered By: just♪wondering - 9/14/2006
Sounds like she's a bit overwhelmed right now. Have you tried approaching her to ask if there is something you can help her with? Maybe tell her you'll teach your younger sister while she checks your work during the three-year-old's naptime. I only have two boys, but I've had my younger son just read to the older... More
Answered By: homeschoolmom - 9/15/2006
Hmmm, that's a tough situation, dear, but not impossible. Just talk to your mom. Chances are, she gets it that she is spending more time with your sibs than with you, but she may need to hear it out loud. If you approach it with a "can we work out a schedule" attitude, or even (if the laws in your state allow it) a "... More
Answered By: Terri - 9/15/2006
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