Task initiation is one of the many executive functioning skills that can be a big problem for kids. It happens to all of us. We procrastinate. From a preschooler to the oldest among us, we all procrastinate in one way or another.
Many children have trouble managing screen time and knowing when it is time to power down. Children with executive functioning difficulties have a tougher time making balanced decisions about technology. Even Silicon Valley parents in the tech industry have become acutely aware of the impact technology has on children at home and many have tech-free homes or set strict guidelines.