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

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    Kay Wills Wyma has five kids, ages four to fourteen, and one SUV with a lot of carpool miles. She holds a bachelor's from Baylor University and an MIM from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). Before transitioning to stay-at-home mom, she held positions at the White House, the Staubach Company, and Bank of America. She and her husband, Jon, live with their family in the Dallas area.

    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.

    “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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    ISBN 9780307730671
    Genre FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 278
    Publisher Date 2012-05-08 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Waterbrook Pr
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.52 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Wyma, Kay Wills
    Country of Origin United States

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