I Did it All By Myself! An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Your Child Life Skills
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Young Adults: Preparing to Live on His Own
Your child will need to know how to support himself when he goes away to college or moves out. There are still a few skills he should know before venturing out on his own, including:
- Make regular doctor and dentist appointments and other important health-related appointments.
- Have a basic understanding of finances, and be able to manage his bank account, balance a checkbook, pay a bill, and use a credit card.
- Understand basic contracts, like an apartment or car lease.
- Schedule oil changes and basic car maintenance.
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