To my mind, the idea that doing dishes is unpleasant can occur to us only when we are not doing them. Once we are standing in front of the sink with our sleeves rolled up and our hands in warm water, it is really not bad at all. I enjoy taking my time with each […]
No laborer in the world is expected to work for room, board, and love – except the housewife.
A house becomes a home when you can write “I love you” on the furniture.”
The worst thing about work in the house or home is that whatever you do it is destroyed, laid waste or eaten within twenty-four hours.
There is, I suppose, no occupation in the world which has an influence on the efficiency and happiness of the members of nearly all other occupations so continuous and so permeating as that of the working housewife and mother.
I can’t tell you how many countless hours that I have spent Cleaning! I used to spend at least 8 hours every weekend making sure things were just perfect -“in case someone came over”. Then I realized one day that no one came over; they were all out living life and having fun! Now, when […]
A man’s home is his castle, and his wife is the janitor.
Fair as the exterior may be, if you go in, you will find bare places, heaps of rubbish that can never be taken away, cold hearths, desolate altars, and windows veiled with cobwebs.
Keeping house is like stringing beads with no knot in the end of the thread.
Women are still doing the lion’s share or three quarters of housework at home – even though they are working. They have two burdens.