Chores without Wars: Turning Housework into Teamwork

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Realistic and useful, Chores Without Wars (Practical Press [self-pub], then Prima; total sales 20,000) includes what the family needs to "turn housework into teamwork." Instead of family members falling into stereotypes, such as the super-mom and the spoiled child, this book suggests that a family built on the principles of reciprocity and teamwork can overcome the drudgeries of housework and lead children to value life skills necessary for their futures. Through chores, skills such as cooperation, planning ...

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Overview

Realistic and useful, Chores Without Wars (Practical Press [self-pub], then Prima; total sales 20,000) includes what the family needs to "turn housework into teamwork." Instead of family members falling into stereotypes, such as the super-mom and the spoiled child, this book suggests that a family built on the principles of reciprocity and teamwork can overcome the drudgeries of housework and lead children to value life skills necessary for their futures. Through chores, skills such as cooperation, planning ahead, managing money, and contribution are learned. More than 30% new material will appear in this 2nd ed.

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Erika V. Shearin Karres
Yes. No more household stress and mess. "Chores Without Wars" should be issued along with every newborn baby. It's that essential to running a successful home. In a few simple steps, it helps disarm clamor and clutter. No more boring chores—only shared jobs and joys. Oh, how quickly your household will hum, your family crew will be a team, and all you'll do is beam.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589792623
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/25/2005
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Distinguished authors of some of the "Positive Discipline" series, Lynn Lott and Riki Intner are also therapists in high demand. Lynn Lott is a speaker and has appeared on several television shows, including The Today Show. As both a co-author and author, she has written a number of books, including Positive Discipline A-Z, Positive Discipline for Teenagers, and Positive Discipline in the Classroom. She lives in Northern California with her family. As a therapist, Riki Intner has worked with families, couples, and individuals and has counseled in the field of treatment and recovery. Her knowledge in this area led her to co-author Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery. Riki also spends her time working for the Family Education Centers, organizing a drop-in parent support program. She lives in Northern California with her husband and has three children.
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