Many of us pride ourselves on being multi-taskers. We believe we can get more things checked off our task list if we do several of them at the same time. In the workplace, that’s generally by choice. At home with children, especially at certain times of the day, being able to multi-task seems a necessity!
But at what point does multi-tasking interfere with our ability to focus on the task at hand?
One of the qualities kindergarten teachers see in children who are prepared for school is persistence or sticking to a task – the opposite of multi-tasking. Parents and other caring adults in a child’s life can help nurture and celebrate this quality.
about ways you can help develop persistenc
your child, and the relationship between developing attention to tasks and multi-tasking