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vaporwavevocap: ryttu3k: darkwizardjamesmason: dienaziscum: fishcustardandclintbarton: huffingtonpost: Mom declares her daughter is done with homework in viral email. Blogger Bunmi Laditan sent her 10-year-old’s school a clear message. “Hello Maya’s teachers, Maya will be drastically reducing the amount of homework she does this year. She’s been very stressed and is starting to have physical symptoms such as chest pain and waking up at 4 a.m. worrying about her school workload. She’s not behind academically and very much enjoys school. We consulted with a tutor and a therapist suggested we lighten her workload. Doing 2-3 hours of homework after getting home at 4:30 is leaving little time for her to just be a child and enjoy family time and we’d like to avoid her sinking into a depression over this.” A++++ parenting 💜 I’ve talked with a whole cadre of child therapists and psychiatrists about this very issue. There is little conclusive evidence that homework significantly improves elementary school children’s grades, understanding of subjects, or facility with various operations, processes, etc. However, plenty of evidence suggests that ever-increasing amounts of homework for young children lead to stress, anxiety, emotional fatigue, resistance toward academics in general, lack of leisure time to build social/interpersonal skills, and poorer family relations.  (My kids were doing about 3 hours a week IN KINDERGARTEN, at age 5 – so that’s ½ hour every night, after a 6.5 hour school day, or else saving it up for long slogs over the weekend, even more disruptive. And that wasn’t including reading practice!) We have stopped doing homework altogether with my 7 year old as a result of severe anxiety/depression and a learning disability. She had gotten to a place where she had so little self confidence and truly believed that she was stupid and worthless, not just because of homework of course – but every time we tried to sit down to do homework with her, it’d end in tears with her really vehemently berating herself, and no amount of encouragement could ameliorate the damage done. Now, granted, she’s got other things going on besides just an overload of school work. But in NO WAY did the homework help her, either academically or emotionally.  No little kid should have to spend an hour or more each night getting through homework. Now, my deal with Siena is that if she wants to give her homework a shot, I will absolutely help her if she wishes for help, but I no longer force her to complete all of it or to work on it for some set length of time before finally throwing in the towel.  Guess what? With the pressure taken off, she’s actually doing MORE independent work now, purely out of the desire to learn and practice, than she ever was before we’d decided with her therapy team and school that homework was just not a thing this kid could handle. Luckily for my older daughter my school’s 3rd-grade team decided to hand out homework only 3x/week, and the sheets take no more than 15-20 minutes to complete. That is totally reasonable for 8-9 year olds!  Anyway tl;dr just because the school system may require it sure as shit doesn’t mean parents can’t, or shouldn’t, fight it. Do what’s right for your kid, and above all, let them be kids.  I eventually stopped doing homework because I was overwhelmed by it. There was an article just the other day in the local paper about a primary school that’s abolishing homework! You can read it here (autoplay video, gives you a few seconds to stop it). Homework is intrusive in a young child’s life. It makes sense for adults who will likely have to bring work home with them so in college it’s good training. But for young kids. No. Seriously I’m 100% on board with this. There are high school students expected to do three or four hours and beyond worth of homework every day. It’s fucking ridiculous. And I work in elementary school where we literally have little kids develop anxiety disorder and have panic attacks over homework and testing. This shit is not normal.: Maya's Homework 5:32 PM (9 minutes ago) Bunmi Laditan to Hello Maya's teachers, Maya will be drastically reducing the amount of homework she does this year. She's been very stressed and is starting to have physical symptoms such as chest pain and waking up at 4AM worrying about her school workload. She's not behind academically and very much enjoys school. We've consulted with a tutor and a therapist suggested we lighten her workload. Doing 2-3 hours of homework after getting home at 4:30 is leaving little time for her to just be a child and enjoy family time and we'd like to avoid her sinking into a depression over this. Thank you for understanding. warmly, Bunmi vaporwavevocap: ryttu3k: darkwizardjamesmason: dienaziscum: fishcustardandclintbarton: huffingtonpost: Mom declares her daughter is done with homework in viral email. Blogger Bunmi Laditan sent her 10-year-old’s school a clear message. “Hello Maya’s teachers, Maya will be drastically reducing the amount of homework she does this year. She’s been very stressed and is starting to have physical symptoms such as chest pain and waking up at 4 a.m. worrying about her school workload. She’s not behind academically and very much enjoys school. We consulted with a tutor and a therapist suggested we lighten her workload. Doing 2-3 hours of homework after getting home at 4:30 is leaving little time for her to just be a child and enjoy family time and we’d like to avoid her sinking into a depression over this.” A++++ parenting 💜 I’ve talked with a whole cadre of child therapists and psychiatrists about this very issue. There is little conclusive evidence that homework significantly improves elementary school children’s grades, understanding of subjects, or facility with various operations, processes, etc. However, plenty of evidence suggests that ever-increasing amounts of homework for young children lead to stress, anxiety, emotional fatigue, resistance toward academics in general, lack of leisure time to build social/interpersonal skills, and poorer family relations.  (My kids were doing about 3 hours a week IN KINDERGARTEN, at age 5 – so that’s ½ hour every night, after a 6.5 hour school day, or else saving it up for long slogs over the weekend, even more disruptive. And that wasn’t including reading practice!) We have stopped doing homework altogether with my 7 year old as a result of severe anxiety/depression and a learning disability. She had gotten to a place where she had so little self confidence and truly believed that she was stupid and worthless, not just because of homework of course – but every time we tried to sit down to do homework with her, it’d end in tears with her really vehemently berating herself, and no amount of encouragement could ameliorate the damage done. Now, granted, she’s got other things going on besides just an overload of school work. But in NO WAY did the homework help her, either academically or emotionally.  No little kid should have to spend an hour or more each night getting through homework. Now, my deal with Siena is that if she wants to give her homework a shot, I will absolutely help her if she wishes for help, but I no longer force her to complete all of it or to work on it for some set length of time before finally throwing in the towel.  Guess what? With the pressure taken off, she’s actually doing MORE independent work now, purely out of the desire to learn and practice, than she ever was before we’d decided with her therapy team and school that homework was just not a thing this kid could handle. Luckily for my older daughter my school’s 3rd-grade team decided to hand out homework only 3x/week, and the sheets take no more than 15-20 minutes to complete. That is totally reasonable for 8-9 year olds!  Anyway tl;dr just because the school system may require it sure as shit doesn’t mean parents can’t, or shouldn’t, fight it. Do what’s right for your kid, and above all, let them be kids.  I eventually stopped doing homework because I was overwhelmed by it. There was an article just the other day in the local paper about a primary school that’s abolishing homework! You can read it here (autoplay video, gives you a few seconds to stop it). Homework is intrusive in a young child’s life. It makes sense for adults who will likely have to bring work home with them so in college it’s good training. But for young kids. No. Seriously I’m 100% on board with this. There are high school students expected to do three or four hours and beyond worth of homework every day. It’s fucking ridiculous. And I work in elementary school where we literally have little kids develop anxiety disorder and have panic attacks over homework and testing. This shit is not normal.
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thelastbattlecry: bogleech: caroledoesnotapprove: raiseafuckingglass: coleslawxx: foiblefoldandflail: sapphic-pink-kryptonite: Me with severe astigmatism when exposed to lights (I didn’t know this wasn’t normal until I was 24!)  Wait. That’s not normal? WAIT- How do lights look then…..everything has changed It’s hard to find good photos because the same “streaky” effect can also come out on camera, but to healthy eyes, lights at night should appear round and soft-edged: Lights will appear “star shaped” or with long, streaky lines in person only if you’re viewing them through a dirty window….or something’s up with your eyes.Sometimes perfectly healthy eyes will see this way when they’re just too watery or exhausted or for no clear reason…but under all ideal conditions, lights should *usually* look roundish to you, and with no long “slashes” or “beams.” Ring-shaped “halos” aren’t right either. Well shit: niko @nikodizon Follow welcome to my world. Camcussion @Cameron G_82 Follow This is for everyone who asks, "how many fingers am I holding up"... dawg I can see your fingers it's just blurry niko @nikodizon welcome to my world. 11:53 AM-27 Jan 2019 32,813 Retweets 61,258 Likes thelastbattlecry: bogleech: caroledoesnotapprove: raiseafuckingglass: coleslawxx: foiblefoldandflail: sapphic-pink-kryptonite: Me with severe astigmatism when exposed to lights (I didn’t know this wasn’t normal until I was 24!)  Wait. That’s not normal? WAIT- How do lights look then…..everything has changed It’s hard to find good photos because the same “streaky” effect can also come out on camera, but to healthy eyes, lights at night should appear round and soft-edged: Lights will appear “star shaped” or with long, streaky lines in person only if you’re viewing them through a dirty window….or something’s up with your eyes.Sometimes perfectly healthy eyes will see this way when they’re just too watery or exhausted or for no clear reason…but under all ideal conditions, lights should *usually* look roundish to you, and with no long “slashes” or “beams.” Ring-shaped “halos” aren’t right either. Well shit
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cas-kingdom: fluidityandgiggles: kittyinhighheels: homolesbians: shingeki-no-nononono: thatgirlmustbeawesome: What’s so bad about periods At first I was like “no don’t reblog it’ll weird people out” then I was like “oh right that’s the point” STOP INCLUDING CRAMPS THAT MAKE YOU PASS OUT IN THESE LISTS AS IF THEY WERE NORMAL THEY ARE NOT IF YOUR CRAMPS ARE THIS BAD AND YOU’RE NOT A TEENAGER, SEE A DOCTOR I REPEAT: THEY ARE NOT NORMAL. YOU COULD ACTUALLY BE ILL YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO PASS OUT FROM YOUR PERIOD CRAMPS I actually passed out at the start of my period a couple of times and three years ago I found out I have polycystic ovaries, but yknow. What’s so bad about periods. i get really sick every time…… not fun Dont forget shivers while also being boiling, clutching a hot waterbottle to try and soothe the pain even though you feel incredibly overheated.And, idk if this happens for people without sensory disorders, or even all people with sensory disorders, but my senses can go absolutely haywire sometimes.Oh and we have to pay a shitload of money so we dont bleed on everything everwhere we go :\\: Blood comes out of your vagina for anywhere from 3- 7 days That blood you lose can be around 4 tablespoons to a cup a cup of blood, vaginal mucus, and endometrial tissue You get cramps that will make you cry. You can vomit and/or pass out from them You will get horrible mood swings You get headaches Backaches e e e e e Your breasts hurt so bad sometimes you can't even touch them You get acne everywhere Your actual vagina could be sore Your feel constantly tired You have a constant fear of soaking through your pad/tampon e e e You can't lay a certain way in bed e e e You take pill after pill and it still doesn't help You bloat and gain weight You might have anemia (iron deficiency) which can not clot your blood causing so much blood loss it'lIl be deadly e You never feel ful e Everything irritates you e You will cry a lot Once you get up in the morning, your center of gravity has shifted and all the blood settling in you during the night will now rush out of you causing you to clench your legs tightly to avoid leaking You get made fun of for having a period /1//?/?/ You're forced to go to school/work You get told that you're overreacting e but ya know, fixing your dick discreetly in public is bad too cas-kingdom: fluidityandgiggles: kittyinhighheels: homolesbians: shingeki-no-nononono: thatgirlmustbeawesome: What’s so bad about periods At first I was like “no don’t reblog it’ll weird people out” then I was like “oh right that’s the point” STOP INCLUDING CRAMPS THAT MAKE YOU PASS OUT IN THESE LISTS AS IF THEY WERE NORMAL THEY ARE NOT IF YOUR CRAMPS ARE THIS BAD AND YOU’RE NOT A TEENAGER, SEE A DOCTOR I REPEAT: THEY ARE NOT NORMAL. YOU COULD ACTUALLY BE ILL YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO PASS OUT FROM YOUR PERIOD CRAMPS I actually passed out at the start of my period a couple of times and three years ago I found out I have polycystic ovaries, but yknow. What’s so bad about periods. i get really sick every time…… not fun Dont forget shivers while also being boiling, clutching a hot waterbottle to try and soothe the pain even though you feel incredibly overheated.And, idk if this happens for people without sensory disorders, or even all people with sensory disorders, but my senses can go absolutely haywire sometimes.Oh and we have to pay a shitload of money so we dont bleed on everything everwhere we go :\\
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You've gotta define what's hard because a lot of people think it’s easier working a 9-5. But here's the interesting thing; that's bullshit.. it's harder! . It’s not easier struggling from pay check to pay check. . It’s not easier watching your kids go without. . It’s not easier watching your dreams die. . And it not easier living below your potential... its harder. . Your future, your destiny is not predicated on the words of others. Don't waste your time changing their minds. What you gotta realise is... the fight you gotta fight is in your mind... Period. . When your really want something, its because the desire originated from your soul... it’s your mission on earth to realise this and go after it with every single fibre of your being!! You alone are the creator of your destiny. . Yeah some days you'll feel deprived, it's not worth it, it's too hard. That's normal, expect it. But what’s not normal is busting your butt every day, and today, from this moment... that is your new normal. . Just keep pushing because one day.. every little sacrifice, battle won will make sense. . Mindset is everything; the game is won in a calm mind🙏 . 👉 @imarkiron markiron fighttoremaincalm: Easy Work 1. Complaining 2. Excuses 3. Blame 4. Justification 5. Working 9 to 5 @IMARKIRON Hard Work 1. Giving 2. Helping 3. Inspiring 4. Mentoring 5. Learning You've gotta define what's hard because a lot of people think it’s easier working a 9-5. But here's the interesting thing; that's bullshit.. it's harder! . It’s not easier struggling from pay check to pay check. . It’s not easier watching your kids go without. . It’s not easier watching your dreams die. . And it not easier living below your potential... its harder. . Your future, your destiny is not predicated on the words of others. Don't waste your time changing their minds. What you gotta realise is... the fight you gotta fight is in your mind... Period. . When your really want something, its because the desire originated from your soul... it’s your mission on earth to realise this and go after it with every single fibre of your being!! You alone are the creator of your destiny. . Yeah some days you'll feel deprived, it's not worth it, it's too hard. That's normal, expect it. But what’s not normal is busting your butt every day, and today, from this moment... that is your new normal. . Just keep pushing because one day.. every little sacrifice, battle won will make sense. . Mindset is everything; the game is won in a calm mind🙏 . 👉 @imarkiron markiron fighttoremaincalm
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