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10 Important Life Skills Every Child Needs to Learn

We are constantly teaching our kids new skills every day as they grow into tiny humans, but are we covering all the basics that need to be passed on? Somehow, I grew up and left my parents’ home without knowing how to cook chicken, change a tire, or even properly clean my home.

If my parents had read an article similar to this one, maybe I’d be a much better cook today. Thank goodness for Pinterest.

It’s not too late for your kids – here are some life skills that every child should learn before they fly the nest (graduate high school and move the heck out).

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How to Have Better Communication With Your Child

Being a parent is not easy. Unfortunately, there’s not a step-by-step guide that you can follow to make sure that you’re doing everything correct. No child is the same, and there’s not a specific description of the “perfect child” because everyone has their own opinion on what that mold that may look like.

One thing that most parents would agree on, though, is that it’s important to keep an open and healthy communication with your child. Here are some exercises that you can keep in mind the next time you are talking with your child.

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