What your children should know how to do as they grow up

What your children should know how to do as they grow up (Samsung Home Appliances / Facebook / MGN)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - There's a delicate balance between over-parenting/having children dependent upon their mother and/or father versus teaching/letting children develop and learn on their own. Most parents wish their kids become critical thinkers and gain independence by a certain age-- usually their teens. The result is functioning as a competent adult. With that written, here is a list of articles citing activities or "dos and don'ts" for kids to accomplish or avoid. What's consistent for teens?

  • Get themselves up and out of bed in the morning
  • Make breakfast/pack own lunch
  • Cook a basic meal
  • Do laundry


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