As our kids venture into the world on their own, they’re going to need skills to be self-sufficient.
Making sure our kids have mastered practical skills like cleaning, doing laundry, and basic cooking skills is important.
But perhaps even more valuable is coaching our children to understand what it means to be responsible, to manage time, and stay organized.
And then there are the 21st century life skills. These are the softer skills that our children will need as they enter the working world. They include: problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and emotional intelligence, among others.
Does all of this sound a bit overwhelming?
I hear you…
But here’s the good news – children learn most of these skills, especially the softer skills, simply through our example and in the way we parent them.
To learn more about the life skills our kids will need and how we can coach them, check out the posts to the right and below to get started.
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