Procrastination is a familiar foe to many, and children are not exempt from its grasp. As an educator, I've witnessed firsthand how procrastination can impede a child's academic progress and cause unnecessary stress. However, it's essential to recognize that procrastination is a habit that can be overcome with guidance, patience, and the right strategies. In this post, I'll explore what procrastination looks like in children and offer practical ways parents can support their child in dealing with it.
Understanding Procrastination in Children:
Procrastination in children can manifest in various ways, making it challenging for parents to identify. Some common signs include:
Supporting Your Child in Dealing with Procrastination:
Remember, overcoming procrastination is a gradual process that requires consistent effort and support. Be patient with your child and acknowledge their efforts in making positive changes. By implementing these strategies and fostering a supportive environment, you can help your child develop effective habits to conquer procrastination and achieve their full potential.
Yolande Robinson, M.Ed.
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