While the return to the craft of domesticity can help a homemaker’s sense of fulfillment, ultimately undervaluing motherhood is the more persistent issue.
Those of us who do homemaking know that it is intellectually demanding work. But we’re still happy to denigrate our roles. Why?
Career-focused feminists give moms a hard time for abandoning career acclaim. But we all must make choices with the limited time and opportunities we have.
I would be more optimistic about Arianna Huffington’s new venture, Thrive, if she had shown some understanding about how we came to forget ancient wisdom about what’s really important in life.
If you raid the local Salvation Army or vintage boutique for the polished looks you see on period dramas, prepare for some searing feminist snark, because you’re committing the crime of retro-sexism.
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