You can turn her onto building the pages with ssi. Generally, I use five to six ssi's to build a page something like this
<!-- header.htm --> : includes a default ssi header values (languages..and stock body tag with head closer)
<!-- top.htm --> : not always needed, but sometimes I put stuff before the menu
<!-- leftside.htm --> : left side that prints a stock remote control, then repositions to top of the page for content.
(content of page here)
<!-- footer.htm --> : that close any outstanding tables, copyright notices, etc. and closes the page with a body/html tag.
So to update any of the template only requires editing that ssi "object". Then to edit the page, all I have to do is edit the body contents in that file.
That system seems to work good and even novices I've taught catch on quick. I took a customer who was a 100% complete computer newbie who couldn't dream of programming his own vcr, to the point of adding content to his site on his own using the method. All I did was give him the ssi template above, told him to "add content here" and explained the <title>, <p>, <b>, and <i> tags. He is rocking out to this day. I gave him 12 of those premade ssi templates, and he called me a week later and told me he need more of those templates files :-) I didn't even try to explain, I just sent him more.