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Before You Call Mom


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Before You Call Mom by Joyce, Good Henderson

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Part cookbook, part how-to manual, part financial planner, and part Mom...Are you leaving home for the first time? Have you been "on your own" for a while but can't seem to get your life organized? Do you need help with "the basics" of cleaning, cooking, or handling your finances? Living on your own can be both exhilarating and a little scary. Whether you're just graduated from high school or college, or have been on your own for a while, Before You Call Mom can help you tackle those daily challenges that were never covered in any classroom. Written by a twenty-something and her mom, this survival guide reveals secrets to making it in the real world: . Moving Out-how to set up house and handle awful roommates (and we've all had them/been them) . Survival Housekeeping-fast and easy clutter control, cleaners you can make from items in your pantry and laundry and sewing 101 . Money Matters-how to balance that check book, keep from drowning in debt, and create a budget you can live with . Changing a Flat Tire and Living to Tell About It . Getting a Job-from writing a resume to preparing for interviews, we've got you covered Plus Tips for: * What to do if you lose your wallet * How to stop smoking *Setting goals and managing time wisely * .and much, much more Packed with anecdotes, expert advice, and world wide web resources, Before You Call Mom is like a phone call home, only better. (But still call Mom from time to time, she misses you.)
Release date NZ
January 16th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
black & white illustrations
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