Keep It Positive
·Respect your child's "saturation point." If he's too tired, stressed or frustrated to finish his homework, let him stop. Write a note to the teacher explaining the situation and if it happens every night talk to her about reducing the homework load.
·Pack it up. Check to see that your child is organized for school and that finished homework is packed in his book bag - and that the bag is placed by the front door.
·Praise your child's efforts. Some kids benefit from a token system: When your child finishes his homework on time, add a star to a chart. The stars can then be redeemed for special privileges or items from a wish list.