Whether youre off to university, renting or buying a property, leaving home for the first time is both exciting and a little daunting (and for your parentstoo). Suddenly you have to shop on a budget, cook for yourself, as well as a hundred and one other things youve probably not had to do before.My book, Leaving Home For The First Time, is a complete survival guide written with you in mind. Its packed with information and tips to help you get togrips with mundane but important tasks, stay healthy, and keep safe.
Its designed to help you enjoy your new life to the full.And parents - youll find it an ideal tool to prepare your children for the challenges ahead of them so you wont have to worry as much. Its the perfectparting gift.So what does it cover?• Planning and budgeting (complete with some great templates for you to use)• Where to find accommodation• Keeping fit and healthy• Easy to cook recipes• What to keep in your kitchen cupboard• What to keep in your fridge and freezer• How to find and register for a doctor and dentist• Safety in the home and outside too• Basic car maintenance• Top tipsThats what this book is all about.
Its a survival guide designed to make the transition from comfortable childhood home to independence that little biteasier - for you as well as your child.The book started out as a guide for the daughter of close friends who was leaving home for the first time. She was going off to university and they suddenlyrealised there were certain practical things she knew little about. And there wasnt much time to teach her before she left home.Heres a small sample of what youll find insideBudgeting and money matters (i.e how to survive without the Bank of Mum and Dad!)Essential checklists and templates to use when preparing and planning budgets, and how to stick to them.Keeping safeHow to keep healthyWhere to find accommodation and what theyll needLegal matters they may encounterSecrets revealed to me by young people living on their own for the first time so, if your child meets the same problems, theyll know what to do.Packed with useful information, this book will help your child make important decisions as well as getting to grips with the practicalities of everydayliving.
For you, its peace of mind knowing they are equipped for their new life.Purchase a copy and pop it in your childs suitcase: it may save a lot of stress and worry for you all.Are you ready Mum and Dad?How prepared are you for that dreaded moment when your child leaves home for the first time? For them its an exciting adventure- for you it can be ananxious time, and maybe a little distressing. Lets face it: its a milestone for you all.But with a little careful planning and preparation, you can make sure your child is ready for the challenges ahead, and that you dont have too manysleepless nights.