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Large Family Logistics: The Art and Science of Managing the Large Family Paperback – October 10, 2012
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Large Family Logistics has lots of helpful ideas to encourage moms to prioritize their lives and get their surroundings organized using creative methods. These tips will free up time and allow moms to stay focused on their children's hearts. --Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting
How I would have loved to have had a manual like this when I first started having children! Kim's eminently practical book offers real solutions to a multitude of the logistical issues of running a household, and these solutions apply whether you have a household of two or twenty! --Beall Phillips, mother of 8 and author of Verses of Virtue
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I recommend this book to any new wife, even one who does not have children at all because the training would be beneficial to a new wife who is hoping to have a family some day. Before children there is so much more time to devote to your disciplines of managing the home. Thank you for taking the time to read this review. All glory to Jesus. Thank you Kim for this gift to the next generation of women who will follow Christ in our homes.
The only thing I didn't like is how it says quite a few times that you just need to spend your days doing whatever your husband's goals are. This is... not biblical to me. First off, many husbands don't give a rip about what you do in the home as long as they can eat and sleep in peace. Second, I think a more meek woman married to an alpha male with abusive tendencies would drive themselves into the ground trying to "meet his goals" all day long.
Also, she said if you are going to have a meeting with the kids, make sure you tell them you're Dad's Representative there. Or Vice President or something. Um, a mother can have a meeting with her children about something while dad is at work without having to act as proxy.
But if you're buying it NOT for marriage advice but for household advice, I think it's an excellent read.
LFL is written for large homeschooling families, but would benefit anyone with any size family - I can think of ways these tips would have made my life more efficient when I was single, and of "empty nesters" who are interested in making their days more profitable.