30 Basic Life Skills Parents Should Teach Their Children for Success

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2. How to Cook at Least a Few Simple Meals

There’s no need for gourmet, but these meals should not be straight from a box or premade frozen meals. They should have some nutritional content. A few ideas to consider are spaghetti, tacos, chicken, eggs, and burgers. Some simple cooking methods include Crockpot meals and grilling.

Invite kids in the kitchen to cook meals with you. Not only does this teach them how to cook, but it also provides for some quality time spent together. Allow older kids to make dinner for the family sometimes. You know what they say, practice makes perfect!