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Cleaning House: A Mom's Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement
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A Dallas mother of five kids who worked in the White House and earned an MBA in international finance has tackled a really tough task—pushing back against the “entitlement mentality” she helped to develop in her children. In its place, Kay Wills Wyma instills competence and confidence born from helping them develop the skills and traits needed to launch from home successfully.

In her book Cleaning House A Mom’s Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement Kay details her yearlong effort to help her kids learn the joy of accomplishment and capability
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Motivation with a Purpose: Cleaning House with Kay Wills Wyma

Kay Wills Wyma spotted a trend in her own home that many researchers and parents are starting to see as well: over-involved parents who boost their children’s self-esteem and protect them from failure leaving the young people unequipped to enter adulthood. Wyma’s book Cleaning House—A Mom’s Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement offers practical help sure to bring positive results for parent’s looking to build real confidence and competence in their children.
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Have you hit the parenting marathon wall? Is your mind struggling to keep up with all the right teams, right parties, right group of friends on and in which your kid must be included to be okay? Does it feel like all the balls in the air are but a puff from being blown into utter chaos? Is your kid looking to you to meet all his/her needs and then some? Is it a struggle to believe there’s a college for everyone? If the answer is “yes” to any or all of the above, then Cleaning House just might be your answer to stopping the madness and equipping your kids.

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Kay Wyma
Kay Wills Wyma has five kids, ages four to fourteen, and one SUV with a lot of carpool miles. She holds a bachelor's from Baylor University and an MIM from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). Before transitioning to stay-at-home mom, she held positions at the White House, the Staubach Company, and Bank of America. She and her husband, Jon, live with their family in the Dallas area.

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