At last! Enlightenment about entitlement in our kids - and not just what it is, but also what to do about it
- Elisa Morgan, author of She Did What She Could, president emerita of MOPS International, and publisher of FullFill
Parents, take note: Kay Wills Wyma's experiment could change your life, especially if your kids suffer from 'me first!' syndrome. If you want your children to be more responsible, more self-assured, and more empathetic, Cleaning House is for you.
- Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family
Cleaning House is both a beautifully told story and a practical guide to parenting in today's complex world.
- Michael Gurian, best-selling author of The Wonder of Boys and The Wonder of Girls
Cleaning House will be one of the most influential parenting books of our generation. When it comes to directing parents how to raise fabulous kids, Kay Wills Wyma nails it.
- Meg Meeker, MD, author of the national bestseller Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters
Cleaning House offers the perfect solution for parents who want to free their children from the entitlement trap. Hilarious stories, amazing creativity, and a huge dose of grace make this book difficult to put down! Kay Wills Wyma paves the way and offers tools to help our families experience the satisfaction and confidence that comes through meaningful work.”
Sandra Stanley, North Point Ministries
Cleaning House delivers practical advice, helpful encouragement, and laugh-out-loud moments for weary parents who want to lovingly change the hearts and future of their overly indulged children.”
—Chuck Bentley, CEO of Crown Financial Ministries and author of The Root of Riches
For parents who are weary of the Me generation, Cleaning House]provides a practical roadmap . . . to bring your children from entitlement to empowerment. From the day-to-day aspects of training in practical-life skills to issues of the heart such as service with a smile and hospitality, Kay writes with transparency, humor, and wisdom. As a parent, grandparent, and school principal, I believe this book will become a favorite of parents and one they will reference frequently.”
- Jody Capehart, co-author of Bonding with Your Teens Through Boundaries
In an age of youth entitlement, this is a must-read for moms who desire to raise godly kids with servant hearts! Kay Wills Wyma understands and communicates on this vital issue like no one on earth!
- Joe White, president of Kanakuk Kamps
In Cleaning House, Kay Wills Wyma has crafted a book that hits home on many levels. It's a case study for any parent who wants to change the entitlement culture among their kids. But at a deeper level, it hits each of us who long to live our daily lives in a way that pleases God.
- Ronald L. Harris, senior vice president of the National Religious Broadcasters
Reading this book will inspire hope, despair, and then more hope: hope that we can get our kids to do more chores, then despair that no, maybe only Kay can do it (she had a book contract!), then hope again - because Kay shows us, step by baby step, how to make it happen, in the real world, with real kids.
- Lenore Skenazy, author of the book and blog Free-Range Kids --Review