Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links of products I love and use! If I had to answer honestly I’d have to say that most of my school days were spent in the following pursuits: fitting in, staying out of trouble and getting the answers to tests right. That’s not an incredibly beneficial way to spend 13 years of your life.
Our lives are so crazy busy these days and for many people their children are not with them the majority of their waking hours. As a result, teaching life skills gets put to the back burner in favor of academics or sports. But is this really beneficial to the child? (or to the parent?) I believe the answer is