Procrastination - we’re all guilty of it in some form or another.
I believe it is human nature to procrastinate to some extent.
Maintain a balanced routine If we allow our children to participate in every sport, music, drama, and school activity that occurs, we create an unmanageable schedule with little time left over.
When our children can’t visualize the satisfaction of completing a task when they begin, it’s likely they won’t want to start.
When he looked at the project all at once, he became overwhelmed with the amount of work he had to do.
I helped him put together a step-by-step outline to proceed to the goal, which empowered him to tackle the assignment.
Ask your children what activities interest them most and prioritize their desires to create a schedule that allows time to start and complete other tasks, as well.
Rearrange the schedule as necessary to maintain balance.
When a child thinks they must make the mark of 100 per cent on every assignment, they have less motivation to even begin.
Be realistic with your expectations, particularly in the early years as children are adjusting to new routines.