The Family Manager's Everyday Survival Guide

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Ballantine Books, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 303 pages
"Whoever you are, and however you operate as a family manager, this book can help. Use it as a yearly planner, a reminder, and a good friend with good ideas."
--Kathy Peel

Throughout the year, life is full of surprises. A sudden rainy day confines your kids to home. Wouldn't it be nice to give them fifty fun ways to combat cabin fever? Your husband calls: he's bringing home some important business associates for dinner. Imagine whipping up a delicious meal on a half hour's notice. A sudden visit from family? Learn to clean your entire house in a weekend. You can do it--and family manager expert Kathy Peel shows you how in this indispensable year-round planner.

¸  Outline monthly and seasonal goals and strategies
¸  Develop your best management style
¸  Apply the seven survival strategies
¸  Simplify finances and record keeping
¸  Anticipate and plan for the big changes

Plus ideas for shortcuts in the kitchen, speed cleaning, smart shopping, and hundreds of other ways to make every day easier and your life much happier.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION BEYOND CHAOS i
1
MISSION POSSIBLE
9
HOUSE WORKS
29
Copyright

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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,

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