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Here’s the deal: Teens are young people who are transitioning from being under out constant watch and control into total freedom. This is a shaky time for everyone. We, as parents have to sit back and let them figure out their own way on many things. But we also still have the responsibility to help make the transition smooth and healthy.
Time management is such a critical skill. Without it, priorities can’t be honored. Deadlines can’t be met and opportunities may be missed- if time management skills are lacking. Also, there is often a financial penalty- scholarships missed, wages lost, even jobs can be lost if these skills are not in place. Here’s what we do to help transition our teens to managing their own time well.