The YMCA commissioned a survey of 2,000 parents about the life lessons and basic skills that parents hope to teach their children.

Top 10 life lessons parents want impart:

The life Skill parents would most like to teach their children:

  1. Basic cooking
    2. Good hygiene practices
    3. Drive a car
    4. Do laundry
    5. Money management
    6. Be aware of your surroundings
    7. Basic housekeeping skills
    8. Time management
    9. Reading and comprehension
    10. Make healthy food choices