30 Skills Every Woman Should Have Before Turning 30

I found this on the blog of my favourite DJ, Mad Dog from Virgin Radio 99.9 FM.

30 Skills Every Woman Should Have Before Turning 30

1. Hard boil an egg – Ummm does sort of count?  You put an egg in boiling water, but for how long?
2. Diplomatically tell Mom to butt-out – NOPE 
3. Ace a job interview – I hope so – I had one today 😉
4. Ask a man out – YES – that’s how hubby and I began dating
5. Send a thoughtful thank you note – YES
6. Listen to a friend in need – YES
7. Ask for help – YES
8. Effectively end an unhealthy relationship (romantic or platonic in nature) – NOPE
9. Beautifully wrap a gift – YES – I worked as a gift wrapper one Christmas
10. Say “no” gracefully – NOPE
11. Whip up a great dinner with the five items in her fridge – NOPE
12. Forget pleasing him, by 30 a woman should be able to tell her man exactly how to please her – YES 😉
13. Sew a button – YES
14. Mix a kick-ass cocktail – NOPE – but I know how to order one
15. Take off her bra without removing her shirt – YES
16. Apply lip gloss in the dark – YES
17. Balance her checkbook – NOPE
18. Create a budget – YES – but staying on the budget is another story
19. Find the best deal – YES
20. Negotiate a salary and/or pay raise – NOPE
21. Read a map – YES
22. Hail a cab – YES – Here cabby, cabby, cabby…
23. Say something in French just for the hell of it – YES
24. Apologize when she’s wrong – NOPE
25. Dress for her body type – NOPE
26. Change a flat (or know whom to call to come change it) – YES – called hubby to rescue me 2 yrs ago
27. Spot a fake (handbag, diamond, potential friend…) – NOPE
28. Feign interest – NOPE
29. Know what to tip on a $25 dinner bill – YES – 8 yrs of working in the service industry helps
30. Hold a baby (Hey, someone you know is bound to have one sooner or later) – YES – by 30 I had also given birth to a baby

I scored: 16.5

How did you do?


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-Janice aka @momontherun

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6 thoughts on “30 Skills Every Woman Should Have Before Turning 30

  1. I got 24 – I’m not overly good at the negotiating pay raises or acing interviews, and while I used to know how to change a flat and want to show off my skill, these days I couldn’t give a crap, I’d just call CAA.

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