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Your child may be showing signs of the Midyear Slump, which is common at this time of year. If so, how do you handle it?
I take a more active role in his homework, letting him know that I’m keeping on top of him to keep him motivated and engaged : 34.4%
I talk with my child’s teachers and find out where he’s slumping (e.g. homework, tests, quizzes, etc.) : 19.3%
I talk with my child and ask her what she thinks is going on : 19%
Forget talking! When my child’s grades drop, I discipline her by taking away privileges (her cell phone, later curfew, etc.) : 16.4%
I throw up my hands and wait patiently for spring! : 7.1%
I ramp up the physical activity to increase my child’s overall interest and motivation : 3.9%

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