The Parent's Success Guide to Managing a Household
The Parents Success Guide to Managing a Household includes everything parents need to know to get their home and finances in tip-top shape. This book includes information on budgeting, housecleaning, repairs, and all the essentials of keeping a home running smoothly. There are tips to help parents stick to their budget, reduce debt, clean everyday household messes, make basic home repairs and much more. The Parent's Success Guide to Managing a Household is convenient, portable guide filled with time-saving tips to help all households.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 156 x 230 x 18mm | 340.2g
- 01 Mar 2005
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
- Foster City, United States
Table of contents
Part 1: Figuring Out Your Finances. Chapter 1: What Are You Worth and Where Do You Want to Go? Chapter 2: A Dollar Here, a Dollar There: Tracking Your Spending. Chapter 3: Creating a Budget. Part 2: We're Moving On Up: Putting Your Budget to Work. Chapter 4: Knowing When to Hold 'Em: Sticking to Your Budget. Chapter 5: Knowing When to Fold 'Em: Tackling Your Debt. Chapter 6: Saving through Investments. Chapter 7: You Have Your Budget Down Cold, Now What? Part 3: Getting Down and Dirty with Housecleaning ...73 Chapter 8: Four Walls and a Floor: Cleaning the Biggest Surfaces. Chapter 9: Knick Knacks, Grab Some Stacks, Make Those Chair Arms Shine. Chapter 10: The Busiest Rooms in the House: The Kitchen and Bath. Chapter 11: Washing Your Clothes in a Snap. Chapter 12: Drying and Ironing for a Crisp Finish. Part 4: Home Maintenance 101. Chapter 13: Making Short Work of Basic Home Repairs. Chapter 14: Bugs, Be Gone! Chapter 15: A Safe Home Is a Safe Haven. Ten Childproofing Tips. Ten Quick Cleaning Tasks. Index.
About Heather Dismore
Ro Sila has been a writer and editor since 1974, specializing in business and self-improvement issues. She is the author of CliffsNotes Creating a Budget. Janet Sobeskey is the Home Design and Lifestyle Editor for Woman's Day magazine and appears frequently on radio and television shows to talk about household maintenance, organization, and decorating. She is the author of Household Hints For Dummies. Heather Dismore is a freelance writer who coauthored Low Carb Dieting For Dummies books. She edited this book.