Anxiety related to test-taking and test performance is quite common. In fact, at least 40% of all students experience it at one time or another. At a mild level, test anxiety is helpful and is simply the brain’s way of making sure we recognize that something is important, but at a more moderate to severe level test anxiety can create significant stress and discomfort.
Research validates the importance of allowing children to be contributing members of the family. Chores provide an opportunity for children to learn values and acquire skills that set a foundation for their development. They also offer the circumstances that allow children to build competence and confidence, thereby increasing their likelihood of lifelong success.