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13
Mar
2012
61:00 mins
Episode: Neil McNerney, A Parent’s Guide To Help Without Freaking Out 
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No More Freakiing Out For Dave and BIll.... we did our homework, and have checked out Neil's book, and have all our questions ready!! Homework: A Parent's Guide to Helping Out Without Freaking Out! According to a study by the University of Michigan, the amount of time spent on homework by American Children has in-creased by at least 51% since 1981. In a survey by the Bernards County Public School District, 8 out of 10 parents said their child experienced homework stress. A study by the Canadian Council on Learning found that 72% of parents reported that homework caused them stress. Neil McNerney is a Licensed Counselor, Certified Parent Coach, Professional Trainer, Community Speaker, & Author. He has worked with parents for 25 years as a school counselor and in private practice in Reston, VA. Neil serves on the faculty of the Virginia Tech Graduate School of Marriage and Family Therapy, where he teaches courses on counseling children and their parents. Neil speaks nationally on many family and school topics. His activities have brought him to hundreds of schools, where he has spoken to thousands of parents and staff on the topics of parenting, discipline, homework, the teenage brain, and leadership. Neil and his wife, Colleen, have two children, Max 13, and Shannon 11. His kids provide him with plenty of opportunities to be humble and to remember how hard parenting can be. If there was one piece of advice Neil could pass on to every parent.
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