Definitions

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  • n. The management of a household considered as an occupation.

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  • n. the management of a household

Etymologies

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home +‎ making

Examples

  • The way to overcome feelings of inferiority in homemaking is to just say "This is what God has given me, and this is what my husband, with God's help, provides."

    Is It Too Late?

  • Showing results of your homemaking is a way of providing evidence that the role of women is a successful and necessary one.

    Show Me

  • To the lady, who has lost her enthusiasm in homemaking, I would like to suggest the following:

    Home Living

  • If she complains about the home, acts upset or discontent, and lets her appearance "go" he will conclude that homemaking is not a worthwhile job and that she should be out working for wages.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Entertaining is not just a matter of making a cup of tea, but presenting your very best in homemaking and relaxation to your guests, and to prepare for this will require a lot of time.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It was acknowledged that homemaking is hard work, and it was to be a woman's career.

    Homemaking Is Easier Now

  • Synthetics just do not work well in homemaking, and they trap heat and sweat, etc.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • No, they should be worried that so many young girls are convinced, from an early age, that homemaking is demeaning and unmeaningful, and that mothers at home are second-rate.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • To Anonymous: To suggest that homemaking is demeaning .... that is snobbery, is it not?

    The Ordinary Day

  • One class I took in homemaking when I was first married, told of the message we give ourselves by our clothing.

    Managing the Home

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