“Homework is already no joke in 2nd grade. I stopped going to ‘real’ school in third grade so I’m actually doomed,” the Younger star shared on Instagram. “I am left scratching my head all the tie looking at his homework and I’m terrified for next year!”
Hilary Duff Says Her Kid’s Homework Is No Joke
The Lizzie McGuire star began seriously acting when she was just 11-years-old, so she was homeschooled on sets rather than attending traditional school to accommodate shoot schedules.
Duff isn’t the only one dealing with homework woes. “My little is only 3 and I’m already terrified about having to do any post grade 2 math,” one fan wrote.
“My son’s math homework was so tricky the other night that I had to send it to my friend who is a math teacher. My son, too, is in the 2nd grade,” another wrote.
In addition to helping with homework, the mom of two has a full plate: she’s prepping for the reboot of Lizzie McGuire, while managing home life with her fiancé, Matthew Koma, Luca and her daughter, Banks Violet Bair.
All parents with school-age kids know that homework is… hard. Sometimes too hard. Sometimes it’s easy to beat yourself up, feel stupid, or even feel angry that homework is the way it is. So it’s good we have people like Hilary Duff to remind us that we are not alone in the struggle.
When I’m not hanging out with my three-year-old and husband in Brooklyn, I’m busy writing stories for Mamas Uncut and managing PR + Marketing for Magnolia Bakery, based in New York City. On weekends, you can usually find me at a local park or playground pushing my daughter on the swings, “researching” the best almond croissants in Park Slope or launching into impromptu family dance parties at home, the sidewalk or, every once in awhile, a restaurant bathroom. I’m still trying to master the whole parenting thing, but I have learned that copious amounts of coffee, humor and humility are involved on a daily basis.