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8 reasons you should always check your kid's homework

And we’re not just talking about their educational well-being, either.
Apr 20th 2013, 6:00 PM 158,313 56

HELPING YOUR CHILDREN with their homework can be a chore.  Sometimes you’re tired and you just don’t feel like it, other times you don’t know the correct answers yourself and therefore feel like a dunce.

However, checking it really is important.  Not just to make sure they’ve done it either.

Here are eight reasons it’s always worth checking your kid’s homework.

It might be about you

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Things might not be as they appear



It might give you insight into their thoughts and desires

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They might have gotten the wrong end of the stick

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A small mistake can make a big difference


They might not have put in quite the effort you'd like

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They may reveal a little more than you'd like them to


Or, they may have taken the easy way out

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