MANILA -- The Department of Education (Dep Ed) on Wednesday expressed support to the 'no-homework policy' proposed by lawmakers from the House of Representatives.
In a statement, the Dep Ed said the policy enables learners to find balance between their academic development and personal growth by having ample time for enjoyable activities with family provided that all assignments and projects are completed in school.
Join a playgroup, get plugged in at a church, or get to know the parents of the kids involved in the same extracurricular activities.
Having a community of a variety of people and families will bring diversity and excitement into your and your kids’ lives.
In addition to finding support with other single parents, also build a community comprised of families of all different types.
Rather than focus solely on the single parent aspect of your identity, look for parents and kids who share other things in common., the homework guru gives details about the relationship between homework and success at different grade levels.While homework has a significant benefit at the high school level, the benefit drops off for middle school students and “there’s no benefit at the elementary school level,” agrees Etta Kralovec, an education professor at the University of Arizona. There is a common misconception that children who grow up in single parent homes are not as successful as children living in two-parent homes.There are also numerous online communities that can offer support and advice, through Facebook or sites like Single Mom Nation. Other single parents will more than happy to arrange babysitting swaps, playdates, and carpools.Although single moms make up the majority of single parents, there are more than 2.6 million single dads in the U. Join forces in order to form mutually beneficial relationships.Make time to eat regularly and healthfully, get plenty of rest, and squeeze in exercise whenever you can.Even a short walk around the neighborhood will help your body get much-needed movement and fresh air.When I was younger, my parents had a group of five family friends, and all of the children would rotate to a different house each day of the week, during the summer months.The kids would have a great time playing with each other, and the parents’ job becomes a lot easier. As a single parent, a backup plan or two is a must in emergency situations.However, there are a few helpful things you can do to make the parenting journey a little easier for yourself and stay sane while doing it.Before anything else can be done, you must be caring for your own needs adequately.