Don't miss a thing by getting the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox Nothing strikes fear in a parent quite like homework.
Okay, maybe the words 'I have food tech tomorrow but only just remembered I need ingredients' are up there, but homework is a headache you have some control over.
We're not saying parents should be militant about homework, but with a few tips and tricks in place, homework can become less of a chore.
How do we know? We've spoken to Maths-Whizz. And as a virtual tutoring service, they know what works and what doesn't when it comes to school work - in the classroom or otherwise!Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk