When we prepare our kids for adulthood, there are some skills that will serve them especially well.
When kids learn basic homesteading skills, they get a number of really important advantages in life such as:
- They have skills that can save them a lot of money when they're on their own, since they won't have to hire others to do them.
- They are able to be self-sufficient and don't have to rely on other people to help them or take care of them.
- They are able to help their neighbors and communities. They can pass on their skills and use their knowledge to help others. Homesteading practices tend to help the environment, too.
- They have the skills needed to not just survive but thrive even in difficult financial times.
- They are prepared for emergencies and challenges.
- They have what they need for financial freedom and are equipped to live comfortably within their means.
- They have added pride and the sense of accomplishment that comes from "doing it yourself" and doing it well.
Click on the list to read ten important homesteading skills every child should learn, along with how to teach them (even if you don't know them yourself) and for links for more information.
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