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Rebel Housewife Rules : To Heck with Domestic Bliss - Sherri Caldwell

Rebel Housewife Rules

To Heck with Domestic Bliss


Published: 15th September 2004
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The Rebel Housewife Rules is a whole new set of rules for today’s housewives. The book contains 38 short chapters--four pages each--because that is about all that a mom can read locked in the bathroom with a three-year-old while the dog vomits outside the door. Each chapter:
Exposes a myth about being a housewife: "Compared to an outside career, taking care of a house and family—and myself—will be a breeze."Reveals the reality behind the myth: "My husband comes home to a disheveled wife, a disaster of a house, and laundry all over the stairs."Lays down a new rule: "Your day will never go as planned."And offers a rule Rx, a prescription for real domestic happiness: "Be proud of your most important accomplishments every day."

Following the often hilarious adventures and advice of Rebel Housewives Sherri Caldwell and Vicki Todd, readers learn to be themselves, get what they want, and love in new and deeper ways. Sherri and Vicki share their hard-won wisdom in this "survivors’ guide" to momhood, housecleaning, budgets, self-care, and love after kids and babies. Bottom line? Happiness is more important than passing the white-glove test. In The Rebel Housewife Rules, the recently engaged, new brides, or long-married wives find the courage to live by the greatest housewife rule of all: "Live, Love, and Laugh, one day at a time, baby."

His, mine, & ours -- Training day -- New career choices -- Outlaws & other baggage -- Monday morning flee -- What did you do all day? -- The great escape -- The fires of passion -- No, you are not ready -- You get what you get -- Home is where the toddler should be -- Girls : sugar & spice, everything nice? -- Boys : you'll always be my baby -- The truth about toys -- Reflections of perfect parenting -- Cats and dogs -- War at home -- Short-order cook -- The psychology of money -- Too much time together -- Christmas & other blessed events -- Flying high -- Empty nesters -- The social life of moms -- OPMs (other people's monsters) -- It's a strange, strange world -- Making the grade -- Mental health days -- Sex, lies, & videotape -- Who said bigger is better? -- Things with cords -- Housewife fantasy -- A whole lotta money, honey -- Kahlua in my coffee -- Little white lies -- Mom knows all -- Mommy dearest -- Mom's getaway -- A final note : keeping it all in perspective -- Are you a rebel housewife?

ISBN: 9781609251383
ISBN-10: 1609251385
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 15th September 2004
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
Edition Number: 1