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- Chore Board, The: A Helping-Around-the-House Game
by J.otto Seibold (Author), Sarah Malarkey (Author)
Even the most reluctant household helpers will be clamoring to clean with The Chore Board. Parents just pick a reward for each child and then every well-done job moves the helper one step closer to the desired prize. A little motivation goes a long way! Jobs can involve cleaning organizing helping with younger siblings or anything the family sees fit. The magnetic board mounts easily on the refrigerator or can hang on the wall. The set also includes eight playing pieces and a dry-erase marker so parents can make and update the list of jobs that need to be done.
- Choreganizers: The Visual Way to Organize Household Chores
by Jennifer Steward, Gregg Harris (Introduction), Sono S. Harris (Introduction)
An educational but fun system of including every child in household chores — even preschool children. Charts and chorecards for a family with three children. All Grades
- Neat Mom, Messie Kids: A Survival Guide
by Sandra Felton
A Survival Guide for Neat (and Not-So-Neat!) Moms
What you want is a neat house, cooperative kids, and a fair distribution of work. But what you have are kids with messy bedrooms who also leave the living areas a mess and drag their feet on doing their chores. Right?
Help is here! No, it's not maid service. Something even better! You may be naturally neat and wonder why your kids didn't inherit this tendency, or you may be not-so-neat and wonder how you can teach your kids what you don't know how to do yourself. Whichever is true for you, Neat Mom, Messie Kids will show you how to become the coach of a family organizing team and transform your house into the home of order and dignity you want.
Helpful letters from other moms, lists of related books and web sites, chore charts, and other practical tools found in this book will guide you in keeping your house organized, neat, and visitor-ready-with less effort. And with advice from Sandra Felton, the Organizer Lady, you will discover secrets to making your family a wonderful dynamic unit in ways that flow way beyond the house.
- Organized Kidz: E-z Solutions for Clutter-free Living
by Debbie R. Williams, David P. Williams (Contributor)
Got kid clutter? Does it always seem that "organization" means YOU clean and THEY destroy? It can appear that getting yourself and your kids organized and keeping things that way is Mission Impossible. Not so! Professional organizing strategist and homeschooling mom, Debbie Williams, teaches you how you and your kids can get excited about getting organized. You'll learn quick and fun steps getting your children to help with organization and upkeep of their rooms and other rooms in the house. Keeping things neat and tidy will soon feel like a game that both you and your kids will enjoy. During the course of this book, you'll discover: · how to become an AWESOME Organizer in four easy steps · five steps to discovering more hours in your day · how to establish a creative and inviting space for your children using learning styles, paper management and so much more! When you teach your kids creative organizing solutions to contain their clutter and involve them in the organizing process, you'll be thrilled at their eagerness to keep things clean and in place.