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  • n. Alternative spelling of homemaking.


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  • If your calling is home-making, that's another issue ... but even in the 50s I think most unmarried women had jobs or were in school.

    Ask Professor Foxy: Does My Size and Not Flirting Keep Me Alone? - Feministing

  • Just reading how someone did a bit of ironing or cake-making or anything home-making related inspires me.

    In Praise of My Daughter, Natural-Born Laundress

  • "The bigger picture of the last 50 years is that we've taken girls 'education much more seriously than we did – 50 years ago girls were not going to have a career, they would leave schools and move into motherhood and home-making."

    GCSE results: Record results see pass rates rise for 23rd year in a row

  • And yes, while some women rejected home-making as a hopelessly dead-end life, there were many of us feminists who were both politically savvy gender-wise and proudly in touch with the skills of our mothers and grandmothers.

    Ellen Snortland: Shop Locally, Not Globally

  • The housewife's job is home-making, and she is, in fact, 'making the best of it'; making the best of it by bringing patience and loving care to her work; sympathy and understanding to her family; making the best of it by seeing all the fun in the day's incidents and human relationships.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The housewife realizes that home-making is an investment in happiness.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • I have been surprised by what my heart has told me - that I am happiest as a mother and wife, home-making.

    The Better Part

  • Looking through my old issues of the beautiful Victoria magazine (A favorite of yours too!) inspires me in my home-making and manners.

    Mood Lifters

  • Then, in the place of home-making joys, she tries to conjure up joy through meditative and spiritual-warfare techniques.

    The Better Part

  • From reading good Christian home-making blogs I am seeing that there is a swing back to real life & real values which is heartening to see.

    Changes in Time: Reading Grandma's Diaries


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