Busy teens may be involved with sports practice, rehearsals and other extra curriculars.  Never mind social aspects of being a teenager.  So how do you help make homework a priority?

Routines let kids, especially teens, know what's expected of them.  For example, when they get home from school, let them have a snack and take a short break, then make sure their next priorities are homework, chores and other responsibilities.

If your teen is doing homework in the car on the way to school, that's a good sign they've got too much on their plate.  Here's more from momseveryday.com.