Category Archives for Time Management Tips

10 Back to School Tips for Executive Function Challenged Students

Oh August! It is still summer BUT school looms in the not-too-distant horizon. For students with executive function challenges (and their parents!) there can be an underlying anxiety about facing a new

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Free Presentation from Marydee Sklar: 50 Tips to Help Your Student Succeed

Learn from Marydee Sklar, the creator of the Seeing My Time program, as she teaches practical tips and strategies for supporting students with their executive functions. In this presentation, you will

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Executive Function Tip: Managing Screen Time

Though it’s the end of the school year, social media and screen time still have a major effect on students’ ability to get things done. Chores, family time and even dinnertime can be a struggle

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A Secret to Reaching Goals

In January many of us set lofty goals for the new year. Then life (and/or our executive function deficits) stop us in our tracks. What halts many of us is the brain’s challenge with planning the time

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More Wisdom from a 15-Year Old

A classic parental complaint I hear is how teens manage to stretch their homework to last for hours. “If he would just sit down and do it, he would be done in no time!” My answer to this is

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50 Tips to Help Student’s Succeed Book Review

This week, I received a great review of the 50 Tips to Help Students Succeed book, and I just had to share!  The folks at The Old Schoolhouse Family Education Magazine provide support and resources

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My #1 Tip for Time Management

Here it is, are you ready? Empty the dishwasher. Yes. Empty the dishwasher. It is my number one time management tip. Unless you are a rare soul who has daily paid help, you, or someone in your house needs

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Three Steps to Stop Being Overwhelmed

An adult coaching client arrived the other day in a high state of anxiety and overwhelm. First we reviewed how the emotional control aspect of executive functioning dominates the brain. His anxiety was

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Executive Functioning Tip #12: Restorative Time

I always tell clients that they won’t to use their time-management tools if they aren’t planning the space and time to do things that are fun, that restore your energy, your spirit, and give

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Executive Functioning Tip #11: Create Space

My time management tip for today isn’t exactly about time, it’s about the “stuff” in our lives. I firmly believe that the things we own, both in our home and work environment, takes up

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