Or Psst did you know there are other options? Or Psst why didnt you tell us you were drowning sooner? Were here to help you. So Ive polled a few of my favorite teachers about this conundrum what do we do when homework is just too much? For exame, my high schooler, who I would argue needs some homework so she can learn college study skills and time management, also needs a parent who can teach effective study techniques; something her father and I patently fail at doing, not because we dont have study techniques, but because we are truly terrible at imparting our knowledge in a way that makes sense to our children.