Knowing Life Skills – High School Kids

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Parents, we are doing too much for our children! We love our kids so much we want to protect them, help them, and cultivate them into perfect, happy humans. However the affect of this is that we are not preparing our kids for the world and life as adults.  Here are some basic life skills that children in High School should know and use.

  1. Do laundry
  2. Make a meal
  3. Know how to pump gas
  4. Understand basic car repairs
  5. Join in with the general running of the house
  6. Mow a lawn
  7. Wake up by themselves
  8. Order their own meal in a restaurant
  9. Run to the grocery store
  10. Know how to budget
  11. Speak to strangers
  12. Self defense
  13. Know the laws of the country
  14. Basic first aid
  15. Being able to study
  16. Learn to drive.
  17. Pack up their own bag for a vacation
  18. Ride the local transportation

These are skills that children need as they get older and go off to college and are necessary to succeeding and thriving in life in general.

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