The winter break is before us and, speaking for myself, procrastination is setting in. Case in point…I REALLY did not want to sit down and write this article for December. I came up with all kinds of excuses by thinking things like, “I have too many other things to do that are much more pressing.” Or, “Who really cares about homework tips and study skills in December, anyway?” Truth be told, I would prefer to finish my Christmas shopping, wrap a few gifts, sit under the beautiful lights on my Christmas tree sipping hot cocoa, and daydreaming about my upcoming family vacation.
BUT, it is not quite time to celebrate and I have to practice what I preach, so here I am…forcing myself to write! (Well, it is not quite that bad, but I would rather have a cup of hot cocoa right now.) So, I thought I would address the very topic that is plaguing me right now, as I’m sure most students and families are excited (or stressed) over the upcoming Holidays, too.
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