Stay-At-Home Handbook

Stay-At-Home Handbook

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 201 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780830823369
  • DDC分類 646.700852

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           11 (2)
Introduction 13 (4)
PART 1 CHECKING YOUR ATTITUDE
I Am Woman-& Mommy Too 17 (3)
A valid career choice
My Real Job 20 (4)
My home number is my work number
Don't Sweat It 24 (4)
Avoiding the ``soaps & bonbons'' caricature
There's Snow Place Like Home 28 (4)
No more school cancellation woes
Beyond ``Ma-Ma'' & ``Goo'' 32 (4)
Feeling appreciated
Savoring the Stay-at-Home Season 36 (4)
Rain or shine-seize your parenting day!
Put Mom in Time-Out 40 (3)
Reserving quality time for yourself
Disarming the Mommy Wars 43 (4)
Minimizing conflict between working &
stay-at-home moms
So What Do You Do? 47 (6)
Bucking the ``nonworking'' stereotype
PART 2 MANAGING YOUR MONEY
Pride of the Penny Pinchers 53 (7)
Using coupons, rebates & other discounts
Hark, the Herald Registers Ring 60 (4)
Gift giving on a budget
Garage Sale Etiquette 64 (4)
A humorous look at garage-saling
Money Under the Bed Liner 68 (3)
Updating instead of buying new
Single Stay-at-Home Parents 71 (6)
Exploring your options
PART 3 EXAMINING YOUR WORK OPTIONS
Scheduling Quality Time 77 (4)
Focusing on family instead of career
Delaying Your Departure 81 (4)
Resisting working-mother guilt
Mothering Other Women's Children 85 (4)
Becoming an in-home daycare provider
Part-Time Practicalities 89 (4)
A realistic look at working part time
Skip the Scams 93 (4)
Finding legitimate work-at-home
opportunities
Attack of the Killer Home Business 97 (6)
Balancing demands of an in-home business
PART 4 RAISING YOUR CHILDREN
The Long Arm of the Maw 103(4)
Setting moral boundaries
Not in My House, You Don't 107(3)
Resisting ungodly societal trends
The Computer Ate My Homework 110(3)
Bending, not breaking, a child's will
So Sue Me! 113(4)
Handling sibling rivalry
Beyond Barney & Blue 117(5)
Creative activities away from the TV
I'm Still Here 122(4)
How older children benefit from having a
stay-at-home parent
Blending Families 126(7)
How an at-home parent eases remarriage
transition
PART 5 EXPLORING THEIR EDUCATION CHOICES
Public, Private or Homeschooling? 133(4)
Choosing the best option for your family
Homeschooling Hurdles 137(4)
Tackling some common concerns
Classroom Helping Hands 141(4)
Volunteering at your child's school
Surviving the Last First Day of School 145(6)
Facing the end of a parenting era
PART 6 GAINING YOUR SPOUSE'S SUPPORT
A Kept Woman 151(4)
Equitable division of money & respect
He Works Hard for the Money 155(3)
Supporting your overtime-working spouse
Daddy's Home 158(7)
The challenge of being a stay-at-home dad
PART 7 HANDLING HOUSEHOLD RESPONSIBILITIES
Marathon Mom 165(4)
A busy but blessed homemaker
Super Stay-at-Home Mom 169(6)
Workaholism begins at home
Housework + Husband = Headache? 175(4)
Getting help with the chores
Never-at-Home Moms 179(6)
Overcommitment to extracurriculars
PART 8 SHARING YOUR FAITH
Latchkey Parents 185(4)
Providing a safe house for neighborhood kids
Training Up a Child 189(3)
Raising godly children
Setting the Right Example 192(3)
Walking the talk
Feeding Your Spirit 195(4)
Maintaining your personal devotional time
Appendix: The Stay-at-Home Network 199(3)
Recommended Resources 202