Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18 yrs

Life Skills You Must Teach Your Child

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Who doesn't want to succeed in life? Every parent dreams of their child being successful and happy. But getting ahead of others in life has a lot to do with having life skills. So, what are life skills?

According to the article ' What are life skills and why teach them?' on the British Council website, " Life skills is a term used to describe a set of basic skills acquired through learning and/or direct life experience that enable individuals and groups to effectively handle issues and problems commonly encountered in daily life."

In today's competitive and ever-changing environment, the importance of life skills cannot be ignored. Together with providing their children the right education, parents also need to teach them some important life skills like effective communication, managing money, and using public transport.

Our ClipBook tells you about some important life skills that you must teach your child.

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Manage Stress

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Using Public Transport

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