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Chores and Children

Getting your preschooler started on the road to being a contributing member of the household. Participating in the family chores can strengthen a sense of belonging and contributing to the common good.... [more]

Parent Tips: Set 1 - Winning the Chore War

Getting your child to do his/her chores.... [more]

Five Tips to Beat The Toy Clutter

Where did all those toys come from? There are not just a few little playthings, but enough toys to fill every nook and cranny in a home shortly after a child arrives on the scene.... [more]

Old Fashioned Homemaking Routines

In an era when few women worked outside the home, women could complete their housework and still have time to visit neighbors, read, sew, quilt, and play games with their children. They did not feel as driven and stressed as many of us do today.... [more]

What Girls Were Expected to Know

Good housekeeping skills for a home.... [more]

Division of Labor

How you determine the division of labor in your home depends on your children.... [more]

Column: Building a Better World, One Pair of Socks at a Time

Creating a family life in which children learn to care for self and surroundings often takes extra time, planning and patience. Start young.... [more]

Weathering the High Cost of Heating Your Home

Information on ways to keep utility costs down by closing doors that you don't use, cleaning your air filter regularly. Also information to those who are on a fixed income.... [more]

Should You Have the Air Ducts in Your Home Cleaned?

Information on duct cleaning and what it actually means. How to clean and install them properly, and the problems that can occur if they aren't... [more]

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