Help! My Child Hates School

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Don't be too hard on your kid.

Hey, we get it: A's earn parents serious bragging rights, but just because your kid’s a math whiz doesn’t mean English will be a breeze too. Save praise or punishment for the effort—not the grade.

Above all, never disparage your child. Life—and school is life for kids—always has its ups and downs. By giving your kid a loving environment, listening and incorporating education into daily life, you’ll foster a love of learning that will leave you with a happy, successful student.