Teaching about life to the little one isn't always easy. As they grow, there are so many lessons to be taught—having better interaction with others, learning to manage time and be organised in whatever they do. Life skills are the simplest way in which kids can be introduced to these concepts at an early age. Children need life skills education for self-care and sufficiency. And in the process they feel empowered, confident, can easily socialize and develop a healthy self-esteem.
What is life, but a puzzle to be solved at every step, right? Our usual responses to situations decide the way we experience life. "I can't do it." Or "I am unable to look up." and even "Can I do it tomorrow, please?" are some ways in which we either procrastinate or avoid resolving a situation. So do our kids. Hence, we thought let's share some simple parenting tips that can help the kids and us to solve every situation in life.
Do you remember the excitement we had during summer vacations? Playing for hours, helping mum at home, visiting dear ones or having play dates at home. There were so many ways to spend the vacation that when they ended, our faces would sadden. Today these memories make us nostalgic, don’t they? Sigh! But worry not, we can still create such memories with our children, only this time through parenting.
Did you know that apart from learning the academic subjects, Japanese highly focus on imbibing life skills education in their children? Hence, in Japanese schools cleaning, serving food, and organizing their classrooms is a part of education system. Perhaps this is one of the reasons Japan is one of the most disciplined countries in the world.