Cleaning House: A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement

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Cleaning House: A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement
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Paperback, Random House Inc, 2012, ISBN13 9780307730671, ISBN10 0307730670

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Recounts the author's year-long quest to teach her children responsibility and teamwork and curb their attitude of entitlement by assigning them such tasks as grocery shopping, making their beds, throwing a party, and refinishing a deck chair.

About this item

Recounts the author's year-long quest to teach her children responsibility and teamwork and curb their attitude of entitlement by assigning them such tasks as grocery shopping, making their beds, throwing a party, and refinishing a deck chair.

"Is Your Home Out of Order?"
" "
Do your kids expect clean folded clothes to magically appear in their drawers? Do they roll their eyes when you suggest they clean the bathroom? By racing in to make their lives easy, have you unintentionally reinforced your children's belief that the world revolves around them?
Dismayed at the attitude of entitlement that had crept into her home, Kay Wyma got some attitude of her own. "Cleaning House "is her account of a year-long campaign to introduce her five kids to basic life skills and the ways meaningful work can increase earned self-confidence and concern for others.
With irresistible humor and refreshing insights, Kay candidly details the ups and downs of equipping her kids for such tasks as making beds, refinishing a deck chair, and working together. The changes that take place in her household will inspire you to launch your own campaign to dislodge your kids from the center of their universe.
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""If you want your children to be more responsible, more self-assured, and more empathetic, "Cleaning House "is for you.""
--Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family

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Contributed by: Gurian, Michael
Publisher: Random House Inc
Publish Date: May 2012
ISBN-13: 9780307730671
ISBN-10: 0307730670
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 278
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.52
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.0 x 1.0
Walmart No.: 9780307730671
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