21 Essays to S.H.E.™
Frequently Asked Questions
S.H.E. is an abbreviation for Sidetracked Home Executives, a system
of home management taken from the book of the same name written by Pam Young and Peggy
Jones. Other terms you may hear include Sidetracked, SHE cards and Slob Sisters.
They refer to concepts presented by Young and Jones in their books.
Early in the 1990's, a group interested in the S.H.E. concept formed
on the Prodigy Online Service. Cynthia Townley Ewer, a long-time S.H.E.
user, wrote a weekly column illustrating different aspects of the system. 21 of
these essays have been collected and reprinted here. They're designed to help new
S.H.E. users learn how to set up and operate the cardfile system.
A complete list of essays is linked here.
Here are some common abbreviations used on this list:
Here are some abbreviations used as shorthand in e-mail messages:
DH - Dear Husband (or D%$# Husband, as the case may be)
SIL, MIL, BIL - Sister-in-law, Mother-in-law, or Brother-in-Law
DK, DD, DS - Dear (or D%$#) Kid, Daughter or Son
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
LOL - Laughing out loud
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