Hi parents, I am a mother of 3 children. My concerns are my two sons, the eldest one is 13 years old and the youngest is 11 years old. They never got any good grades. My youngest son has a language problem, so I do not really expect him to get really good grades, but I still encourage him, he will study if someone helps him. My main concern if my 13 year old son. I know that he is not stupid he has a very good brain if he uses it. I tried everything but they do not to have any interest in learning, I always go on about how much studying is important etc. I approached to them in a friendly, angry and sad manner, but nothing seems to help. I even punished them not to go outside or to the park for weeks. I made a routine, I always show them the TV programs that show the poor children across the world, to make them realise how fortunate they are that they have everything and the best opportunity to make something out of themselves. I always encourage them and think positive and never give up. You would not believe how much lectures I give to them every week. I lost count of how many times I told them to study. It is not only that, but they only are interested in playing, I took all their toys away put them they make figures out of paper and cut them out and play. Had any of you parents got the same problem? How did you resolve it? Have you got any tips? I am not trying enough? I am really tired of keeping telling them what to do and when to do something. He is a lovely young boy, very kind and generous. The only problem is that he does not study. I only want him to study because it is good for his own future. Also I cannot help him out with his homework, because I do not speak English. How did I write this? I used a translator hahaha. I could not do well in school either since there was war in my country, this causes me a lot of pain since I do not know much and cannot work, and therefore I do not want my children to get to this situation. I apologize for the long post. Thank you for reading.
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