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The Family Manager Takes Charge: Getting on the Fast Track to a Happy, Organized Home

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2006

    NOT for working moms!

    I work full-time and have always managed the household as well, but now that my baby daughter has come along I am frazzled and strung out trying to balance the demands of home, family and work. I was eager to get a hold of this book and learn how to pull it all together. Ha! Right off the bat, in reading the introduction to Part 1, I found the first clue that this would not be the book for me... 'Of course, I can't tell you exactly how to manage every detail of your home... A lot of it has to do with the uniqueness of your family- the age of your children, how much laundry you do... and the amount of time you're *willing* to devote to the task' (emphasis mine). WILLING? It isn't a matter of how much time I'm *willing* to spend on any particular task (I'm willing to spend whatever time is needed to get things done, but that doesn't mean it's ever going to happen!), it's a matter of 'I have fifteen minutes now that the baby is asleep and before I have to balance the checkbook and pay the bills and start a load of laundry and finish the dishes. Should I treat myself and clip my way-too-long toenails or wash out the bathtub and scrub the toilet and let my toenails go for yet another week?' No, a book with a section called 'Potpourri and Sachet Essentials' ('Collect leaves, small pine cones, pieces of bark, acorns and flower petals and seed heads. You can also add cinnamon sticks...') isn't going to help me out. In fact, it feels a bit like a mashed carrot and rice cereal encrusted slap in the face. Kathy Peel, I'm glad you have time to make homemade potpourri. This family manager, though, is just looking for a few minutes to finally get those darn toenails done.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2003

    Gotta Love Her Zip!

    I love all of Kathy's books. This is a revised edition of one of her earlier ones and just as good. Her zip and energy for life is a thrill. She has the organizational skills and one of my other favorite authors, Jodie Lynn, who wrote, Mommy-CEO, has the parenting skills along with leadership skills that all moms have deep inside of us. I love them both and hope to one day see them together in a speaking engagement instead of seperate billings. Both are inspirational beyond wisdom and words. Good work ladies!

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