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mommyiam1 posted:
My daughter is 10 an dis really having a hard time in school. When I help her at home, it becomes a fight and she ends up melting on me. How do I help her and also help build her self esteem. She is constantly saying "see, i stupid" I'm really stuck on how to work this
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momuv4girls responded:
Has your daughter had an educational evaluation before? Maybe she has a learning disability?

I would contact an educational center that offers help/evaluations with children who struggle with school and school work. Many of these centers offer tutoring also. Maybe just having a tutor work with her, would take the pressure off of you and her.

Look through your local newspaper or childrens publication to find a specialist.

Take care,
-Kathleen


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