Not Now Maybe Later: Helping Children Overcome Procrastination

 Author: Joanne F. Foster, Ed.D


This book is written for parents and teachers as a guide to understanding procrastination, primarily in children, and to provide tips for helping children develop skills to improve their productivity. Procrastination relates to many important aspects of life, including success and failure, school-related and other activities, an individual’s thoughts and feelings, and motivation. Not Now Maybe Later provides lots of straight-forward strategies for children to use (now, not later).

Length: 168 Pages
ISBN 13 digit: 978-1-935067-26-9

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A parent-friendly text to help take us into the minds of procrastinators—the good, the bad, the ugly, the mediocre, and the negative and positive. Don’t delay—get a copy ASAP!

Mike Shaughnessy, Ph.D., Editor, Gifted Education International (Read Dr. Shaughnessy’s interview with Dr. Foster about solving the procrastination dilemma or problem.)

If you have a gifted procrastinator in your family, you’ll find tips to better understand and motivate that frustrating child in Dr. Foster’s book.

Sylvia Rimm, Ph.D., Psychologist and Author of Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades

Original and thoroughly readable…helping parents and other care-givers understand why kids engage in procrastination, and what grownups can do to mitigate it.

Chester E. Finn, Jr., Ph.D., Former US Assistant Secretary of Education, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Distinguished Senior Fellow & President Emeritus, Thomas B. Fordham Institute

I heartily recommend it not only to parents, but to others working on understanding and overcoming habits of procrastination.

Dona Matthews, Ph.D., Co-author of Being Smart about Gifted Education

Most people don’t realize what’s possible because their procrastination, perfectionism, and fear of failure get in the way. Not Now, Maybe Later is a wonderful resource for parents, teachers, managers, and yourself.

Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. Scientific Director, The Imagination Institute, University of Pennsylvania





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