LIFE SKILLS I WANT MY CHILDREN TO MASTER BEFORE THEY LEAVE HOME

LIFE SKILLS I WANT MY CHILDREN TO MASTER BEFORE THEY LEAVE HOME

IMG_8325 Money Management, Budgeting & Paying BillsIMG_8329 Putting money into a savings account Basic DIY Be able to cook a small repertoire of basic meals (or more if they have a flair for cooking) Learning to Drive & Navigational Skills Be able to do basic household tasks – Managing a home Know how to deal with a car breaking down Social Skills, Good manners, Empathy with others, How to get themselves places on public transport such as mastering the subway/tube in big cities Basic health care, mental health care & self care IMG_8331 Good grooming and personal maintenance How to ask for what they want be it something small such as in a shop or restaurant or something bigger for their career Basic Time management & Organisation, Getting up in morning being on time etc Communicating with others face to face not via just technology Looking after their own personal environment. Spare key, cleanliness, tidy house and workspace Setting healthy boundaries with others & taking care with people taking advantage both in friendship, work and romantic relationships Using protection both in bed and in the sun The dangers of drugs & smoking Drinking responsibly and being careful on nights out. Never leave a friend, have money for taxi home, stay with group. My dad always said its not you I don’t trust its other people Citizenship IMG_8326 Skills to stay safe Be able to hold conversations, order in restaurants and make bookings both in person and online Problem solving & decision making skills Goal setting and knowing how to prioritise How to prepare for an interview in advance and how to handle an interview on the day How to study/revise Be able to hold conversation with people from all walks of life and take an interest in them. Dressing appropriately for the occasion & having the right equipment for all kinds of events such as dinner parties, summer holiday, a camping trip, a charity ball. Also having the correct equipment and utensils at home for dinner parties, a birthday gathering, parties, Summer Christmas & Easter entertaining etc Basic 1st Aid How to do laundry IMG_8330 How to say ‘No’ Basic car maintenance How to send a professional e mail Work hard always in everything you do Treat others how you would like to be treated IMG_8327
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