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How Are Your Child’s Life Skills?

By RC Families, 01/15/20, 2:15PM CST


If you fear you are one of those parents who may be damaging your child’s life skills, it’s time to stop micromanaging, snowplowing, hovering, or lawnmowing in your kids’ lives.

How are you doing when it comes to teaching your kids life skills? Last week I talked about things you can do to help your kids learn to adult well.

And just in case you didn’t believe me when I said that this was indeed an issue for parents today, take a look at these results from a USA Today poll:

By the time kids are old enough for college and way beyond the point they should have graduated, parents — whether wealthy or not — are still doing things children can do for themselves. Such as: