Parenting a Procrastinator? It’s More Complicated Than You Think.


By Adrienne Wichard-Edds, The Washington Post


Have you ever received an email from your child’s teacher letting you know she assigned a project that would be due in three weeks? And have you then asked your child, “Is there anything you need for this project that I can help you with? Supplies? A trip to the library?” only to have your offers roundly rejected? Have you checked in periodically to see how the project was going and been assured it was under control, then bitten your tongue as you watched your child embark on said project at 9 p.m. the night before it was due?

If that scenario sounds at all familiar, you might be relieved to hear what Ann Dolin has to say….more

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