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Prioritizing Activities During a Busy Time of Year

By Jon Buzby, USA Football, 05/28/19, 12:00PM CDT

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Realize now there will be conflicts coming up during the next few weeks, and try to decide how you are going to handle them before the day of the conflicting activities.

It’s this time of year when social calendars are filled with end-of-school-year activities, retirement parties, and graduation celebrations–and, is it me, but couldn’t Grandma have picked a more convenient time of year to turn 90. 

As if that isn’t enough, youth sports seasons are winding down, which typically means more games being played because of rainouts. Add to the list of end-of-year parties, and if you’re lucky enough, playoffs and all-star games. It’s hard enough for us parents to prioritize our own activities, imagine your 8-year-old daughter trying to figure out whether or not Saturday’s soccer game is more important than her best friend’s birthday party.