Who does the homework in your house? Is it the student or the parents?

Image result for doing your child's homeworkWho does the homework in your house? Is it the student or the parents? If you admit it’s you, the parent, you are not alone. 43 percent of parents admitted in a national survey of 778 parents with children younger than age 18 that they do their kids’ homework for them. And in the South, a whopping 87 percent do the homework, reports Ask.com. The top reason given by parents is a lack of time. In the few hours after children get home from daycare and before they go to bed, much must be accomplished, including homework, dinner and baths. Older children may also have activities, such as sports practices or piano lessons. It’s just easier, parents say, to do the homework themselves. Besides, the kids are exhausted, many of whom got to before-school daycare before the sun rose. If you think you’re pulling one over on the teacher, think again. Teachers can easily spot a parent’s work, be it on a worksheet or a big project. Although, it’s tough to prove. There is one unintended lesson you may be teaching your kids: Cheating is OK. After all, it is cheating and unethical when parents do homework the child was meant to do and pass it off as the child’s work.