Coaching Alycia in her homework and doing revision with her require tons of patience. Each time I sit with her over her homework or revision, I would try really hard not to loose my cool and blow my stack at her coz I am an extremely impatient person. Being too pushy and hard on her will only frighten her and jam up her mind…. though I must admit that at times I did raise my voice and said nasty words to her…. which I feel really bad afterward. So most times, I use the carrot on the rabbit to motivate her. I use food to
bribe motivate her…. and it worked…. coz she’s a real foodie, just like her daddy.
I used the Deepavali cookies that my Sikh neighbor gave us to reward Alycia if she got her sinonim and antonim (in Bahasa Malaysia) correct…. and I could see that she tried her level best. Her eyes were just fixated at the cookies and she was almost salivating as I asked her each of the sinonim and antonim last week, muahahahaha…
Picture taken on Sunday. We did the revision over lunch as we did not have much time left.
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