Help! Around the House: A Mother's Guide to Getting the Family to Pitch in and Clean Up

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Adams Media, 2006 - House & Home - 260 pages
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Which of these schools do you want your kids coming out of to face lifethe one where his or her mess is always taken care of by someone else, or the one where kids are taught they are responsible for their own messes? Every pattern and attitude we acquire in one area of our life carries over into other areas. If we dodge our chores as kids, were likely to do the same in our marriage and our career. People who never learned to see a mess around them wont recognize a problem when it happens in their business, health, or marriage. There is a solution to the problem that has long plagued us. It begins by applying just two basic principlesexpectation and involvement. Once these are enacted, the simple steps outlined in HELP! Around the House will all come together. Then the old attempts to deal with the problem by nagging and threatening can cease forever.

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After collaboration on 25 books in the past 20 years, best-selling author Don Aslett has joined with Carol Cartaino to create Keeping Work Simple, a handy guide that addresses all aspects of work life with practical, useful advice. Aslett is the author of many popular books, including The Office Clutter Cure, How to Have a 48-Hour Day, Clutter's Last Stand, How to Be #1 with Your Boss, and Not for Packrats Only. To promote his works, Don has made more than 6,000 public appearances, including radio and in-person speeches and seminars. He is Chairman of the Board for Varsity Contractors, one of the nation's leading cleaning companies.

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