is 7 years old too young?
I teach my kids independance, and from that stems their self sufficience. but the oldest is 5 so I guess I have to wait a few more years to see how that works for me
Well, my 5 year old and 4 year old can both dress themselves, get themselves water from the sink, and pour themselves a bowl of cereal, milk included, although usually dont get the cereal themselves because they prefer making mommy do it...lol
My 5 year old also can bathe himself.
All 3 of my kids (5, 4, and 2) brush their own teeth (I do check to make sure they got all the food off their teeth)
I started teaching my daughter at age 7. I think that kids knowing how to do things on their own teaches them self confidence. She is 11 now and can do quite a bit on her own.
Teach them once they exit the womb lol
We need more detail than just "self sufficient". That phrase on it's own is too vague. You need to come back and explain what you mean.
In general, self sufficiency starts as soon as they can walk and gradually builds until they move out of the house. It even continues to build beyond then but at that point you are no longer responsible, they are.
Every age. My kids are learning how to do things by themselves everyday. Thats my job as a parent.
Independence is never too young to teach. What do you mean by self sufficient?
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