The family manager saves the day: rescue your family from everyday stress for a peaceful, positive home

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Berkley Pub. Group, Aug 3, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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Kathy Peel, founder and president of Family Manager, Inc., has built a career out of showing busy mothers how to effectively balance their lives. In this companion volume to The Family Manager Takes Charge, Kathy turns her business sense to parenting matters. After all, being a mom means more than taking care of the household------it also means being the family mentor, cheerleader, event planner, and child psychologist! For every mother who's at the end of her wits, Kathy shares hundreds of easy tips to save her from everyday parenting stress. Through Kathy's proven organizational systems and encouraging, common-sense approach, readers will discover how to tackle life's daily "crises" large and small with serenity and confidence. Includes practical tips on how to: Beat daily burnout (and get a good night's sleep) Manage an overflowing calender Balance work and family Prepare for a new baby Raise a polite, confident, well-adjusted child Help children succeed------from housework to hard choices Talk to teens and get a positive response Strengthen marriage and friendships Make the most of "family time"

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Contents

Getting in Touch with Your Priorities
4
The Daily Hit List
12
Finding More Time Getting More Done
21
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Kathy Peel is the national bestselling author of sixteen books. In addition to being founder and president of Family Manager Inc., Kathy is a contributing editor to "Family Circle" magazine and also writes regular columns for many other publications. She has been a spokesperson for a number of family-friendly organizations and companies. A popular speaker, she has appeared numerous times on national television programs, including "Oprah, Good Morning America, The Today Show," and CNN's "Daybreak,