Time Management for Teens: Is your teen totally overscheduled?

Time Management

Does your teen really have time for all those activities? Or, are they totally overscheduled? Or is it a combination of too much to do, but also way too much time lost to electronics and other distractions? Time management is a constant source of discussions in most homes as we try to teach our teens to take ownership of their own activities and accomplish everything they are trying to do.

I know my teens find it challenging to fit it all in. And as much as we all agree that having downtime is valuable to recharge, sometimes their free time is wasted in things that don’t make them feel rested, refreshed, and ready to tackle school and extracurricular activities.  Plus it’s critical for teens to also have downtime that they can count on to relax and recharge.

Having Trouble Keeping your Bored Teen off Electronics This Summer?

Teen Outdoor Fun

This summer is flying by! At least that’s what it feels like at our house.  It seems like the end of school only gave way to tired teens and tired parents.  We tried to give our kids time to recover, sleeping in, extra time with their friends, knowing that the first month they would still be pretty busy with tennis camps, dance competitions, chores, and family activities.  And now we’re halfway through the summer, and it seems that we’ve fallen into some bad habits of too much time in front of electronics, and maybe not enough motivation to get away from them.

Teens Turn On the Magic With a Vision Board

vision board for teens

Teens are told all the time to find a passion, find their sense of purpose.  But that’s not so easy to do without some serious self-reflection.  Is your teen having trouble figuring out what makes them truly happy?  A vision board for teens could be the key to unleashing their dreams!

A vision board that shows them their dreams NOW, like going to a specific university, playing varsity sports, getting the lead in a school play, or publishing a website or podcast, can be a very powerful tool for self-motivation.

FREE EBOOK:  5 SIMPLE SKILLS TO MAXIMIZE TEEN PRODUCTIVITY

Claim your own copy of our eBook “5 Simple Skills to Maximize Teen Productivity”.  You can share these valuable ideas with your teen, and help guide them through simple steps to become a master planner!

This book will help you guide your teen to develop new habits that will make it easy to:

  1. Plan ahead
  2. Prioritize efficiently
  3. Master “single-tasking”
  4. Take breaks to improve efficiency
  5. Practice self-reflection

 

Download this guide NOW to prepare your teens to set SMART goals and get more done!

 

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