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Desperate Households: How to Restore Order and Harmony to Your Life and Home [Paperback]

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Pages   243
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Weight:   0.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2007
Publisher   Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN  1414316186  
EAN  9781414316185  


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Readers are equipped to take steps that will make a difference in their families and their own quality of life, in a guide that helps women navigate the seven areas of life that can cause feelings of desperation. Original.

Publishers Description
Through her own personal stories and the stories of women and families with whom she's worked doing Family Manager Makeovers, Kathy Peel helps women navigate the seven areas of life that can cause feelings of desperation. The book Entertains the reader with some light-hearted humor Inspires the reader as she learns that God cares about the details of her life and wants to meet her and empower her at her points of desperation Equips the reader to take steps in her own home and personal life that will make a huge difference in her family's--and her own--quality of life Describes the seven areas of home life that can become out of control Features stories from Kathy's life about her own points of desperation and how God has met her in those points, as well as stories from other women Offers spiritually based solutions to practical problemsTHE SEVEN AREAS OF POTENTIAL DESPERATION Home & Property--overseeing the maintenance and care of all tangible assets, including belongings, house and its surroundings, and your vehicles Food--meeting the family's daily food and nutritional needs of your family Family & Friends--dealing with relational responsibilities as a parent and spouse, and with extended family, friends, and neighbors Finances--managing the budget, bill-paying, saving, investing, and charitable giving Special Events--planning and coordinating occasions--birthdays, holidays, vacations, garage sales, family reunions, and celebrations--that fall outside one's normal routine Time & Scheduling--managing the family calendar and daily schedule; dispatching the right people to the right place at the right time with the right equipment Self-Management--caring for one's body, nurturing the mind and spirit

Community Description
Through her own personal stories and the stories of women and families with whom she's worked doing Family Manager Makeovers, Kathy Peel helps women navigate the seven areas of life that can cause feelings of desperation. The book

* Entertains the reader with some light-hearted humor
* Inspires the reader as she learns that God cares about the details of her life and wants to meet her and empower her at her points of desperation
* Equips the reader to take steps in her own home and personal life that will make a huge difference in her family's--and her own--quality of life
* Describes the seven areas of home life that can become out of control
* Features stories from Kathy's life about her own points of desperation and how God has met her in those points, as well as stories from other women
* Offers spiritually based solutions to practical problems

THE SEVEN AREAS OF POTENTIAL DESPERATION

* Home & Property--overseeing the maintenance and care of all tangible assets, including belongings, house and its surroundings, and your vehicles
* Food--meeting the family's daily food and nutritional needs of your family
* Family & Friends--dealing with relational responsibilities as a parent and spouse, and with extended family, friends, and neighbors
* Finances--managing the budget, bill-paying, saving, investing, and charitable giving
* Special Events--planning and coordinating occasions--birthdays, holidays, vacations, garage sales, family reunions, and celebrations--that fall outside one's normal routine
* Time & Scheduling--managing the family calendar and daily schedule; dispatching the right people to the right place at the right time with the right equipment
* Self-Management--caring for one's body, nurturing the mind and spirit
Please Note, Community Descriptions and notes are submitted by our shoppers, and are not guaranteed for accuracy.


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More About Kathy Peel

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Kathy Peel is the bestselling author of fifteen books. In addition to being the founder and president of Family Manager, Kathy is a contributing editor to Family Circle magazine and also writes regularly for many other publications. She has appeared numerous times on national television programs, including Oprah, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and CNN's, Daybreak."

Kathy Peel currently resides in Nashville, in the state of Tennessee. Kathy Peel was born in 1951.

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Wonderful book...  Aug 22, 2009
Lots of good tips for getting your house in order. She also makes the reader feel like getting some control of your household is doable.
 
Kathy Peel has it Right for All Families  Aug 19, 2009
Kathy Peel has it together. God first and then your family. All of us need to get the order right and then things will fall into place. Don't believe the world's lie. Women should look to their husbands for leadership, co-author your ideas for the family, but allow your husband to take the lead and encourage his leadership.
G. Duran from Texas
 
Loved This Book  Jul 19, 2008
I recently read this book as part of a neighborhood book club. Everyone in the group loved this book.

The book starts by discribing the importance of "Family Manager." It gives a 2 page list of all of the many jobs that must be accomplished in a home to keep it running smoothly. It gives great ideas on how to get your family invovled. This book then moves on to various topics that are important in the home. These include: Finances, organization, personal time, time management, meal planning, family respect, long term goals, etc. It helps each family to develope their own "Mission Statement."

I have already used many of the ideas from this book in my home. My kids love having dinner time jobs and have created a job chart to assign duties such as cooking, setting the table, clearing, and loading the dishwasher.

I used the methods from this book to clean my closet, my daughter's room, and the family room. Our home is a happier place to be.

This a great book with easy to use ideas to improve family life. Make sure you keep a notebook handy while you read!

Thanks Kathy for a wonderful book.

 
disappointment  Mar 24, 2008
Not many books will tell you that God says your husband has the ultimate say in all family/household decisions. This one will. It goes down hill from there.
I read a minimum of 1 book a day (non-fiction and fiction!) and I've never felt strongly enough to write a review on any website. This is a first (and hopefully a last!)
 
Very helpful  Aug 23, 2007
This book has some great real life examples that I think most women will relate to. I also found this to be an easy read.
 

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