Table of Contents

See Chapter Synopsis for a brief summary of each chapter .

The first page of each chapter is a removable crib sheet which functions as a "to-do list" for that chapter.

1. DO TASKS THAT CAN BE DONE WITH BABY AWAKE ONLY WHEN BABY IS AWAKE

2. ADULTS ARE ON THEIR OWN

3. YOUNG FAMILY MEMBERS ARE SELF-RELIANT

4. MINIMIZE TIME SPENT ON BILL PAYMENT, APPOINTMENTS, AND CORRESPONDENCE

5. KEEP TRIPS IN YOUR VEHICLE TO A MINIMUM

6. MINIMIZE TIME GETTING IN AND OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE

7. MAXIMIZE THE 15 MINUTE MEAL PREPARATION WINDOW

8. DUPLICATE USEFUL TOOLS AND LOCATE STRATEGICALLY

9. WHAT NOW?