"Could you take your finger off the pulse for one moment and let me know what you'd like for dinner?"
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Bad Housekeeping: The Magazine For Women Who Couldn't Care Less
Tags:housekeeping, housekeeper, housekeepers, housewife, housewives, married life, gender role, gender roles, gender stereotype, gender stereotypes, magazine, magazines, magazine article, magazine articles, cleaning, cleaner, cleaners, houseplant, houseplants, dustball, dustballs, dust ball, dust balls, gender politics, reading material
"Here's a letter from a housewife in the southern tier of the kingdom. She writes: 'Sire, would it or would it not be appropriate to use a sand-finish latex paint on a wall on which there remains some painted-over wallpaper? Respectfully, Mrs. R. Jones.'"
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The Nervous Gourmet:Low-Risk Chicken
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"I caught it sniffing around our garbage."
"I ate all the wrong things today."
"Why don't you just say it? You think I do nothing all day."
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"You schlepped with her, didn't you?"
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A mother drives a mini-van full of kids; her bumper sticker reads "I'd rather be working".
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"My favourite part of being a stay-at-home mom is when they're at school."
"I had a bit of a quiet day, so I sculpted you in butter."
"Farewell, my liege!"
"It makes me feel better about myself."
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"Oh Mommy, don't you wish it were real."
Tags:child, children, family, families, mom, mothers, motherhood, mum, mums, parent, parents, parenthood, baby, babies, big family, big families, family planning, housewife, housewives, homemaker, homemakers, rhetorical question, rhetorical questions, overwhelmed, overwhelming, doll, dolls, children playing, child playing, toy, toys, fantasy, fantasies, lots of children, domestic life
A Day In The Kitchen
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"This is goodbye - there are one thousand, eight hundred, and twenty-five meals for you in the freezer."
"I know this is going to sound completely crazy and off the wall - but do you, by any chance, know how to iron?"
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"I didn't go to the office today. I went to the zoo."
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"I'm running a loose ship."
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When in Rome...
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"I don't understand why he'd rather howl at the moon than be with me."
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"I would like to be supported, not by a man, but maybe by working animals -- say a troupe of tigers working in the circus, or two racehorses, or a dog who's landed a sitcom."
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"You don't mind being referred to as a stay-at-home with crazy amounts of help, do you?"
"You just come home and neglect her at night. I'm the one who has to neglect her all day."
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