Got Kids? Get Mrs. Clean Jean's Housekeeping with Kids! From staying sane while sharing a bathroom (whether with teens or with toddlers in the throes of toilet training) to getting the kids to pitch in on laundry day (and keep the darks separate!), Mrs. Clean Jeans brings a wealth of tried-and-true tactics to the rescue. Her motto is qYou didn't make this mess all by yourself, so why should you have to clean it up?q So she's figured out all the ingenious ways to get your kids to help you do the chores--or even do them all by themselves! Mrs. Clean Jeans starts with strategies, including involving the whole family, letting kids pick their favorite chores, having a set chore time so everybody's working together, and keeping chores reasonable, plus, of course, giving suitable rewards for jobs well done. Then she takes readers room by room, showing how to create kid-friendly storage, make sure things get picked up, avoid fights and confusion, and see to it that everything gets done--including the dishes. Packed with firsthand tips from the author's years of cleaning with three kids (now ages 3 through 13), Mrs. Clean Jeans' Housekeeping with Kids is the ultimate household help bookmagic. homework. project. basket. Herea#39;s the answer to the aquot;But Mom, ita#39;s due tomorrow!aquot; demand. This is a cleaning caddy chock-full of all those items I used to have to dash to the store for: posterboard, glue, sequins, fabric swatches, permanent markers ... Ia#39;ve gotten out of the silly habit of tossing shoeboxes. ... Your office may have wooden furniture (see aquot;Wood Furnitureaquot; on page 122), carpets (see aquot;Carpetsaquot; on page 126), and maybe hardwood floors (see aquot; Hardwoodaquot; on page 129).
|Title||:||Mrs. Clean Jean's Housekeeping with Kids|
|Publisher||:||books by Tara Aronson - 2004-03-24|