Pulling this old one up from my first month of blogging….last October. It was written in reference to a previous post on the term Homemaker.
Following up on yesterday’s post….
I realized that I didn’t clarify why I find the term homemaker less than unappealing. The term hearkens back to the fifties housewife. The modern feminist in me rebels against such a stereotype. The term seems to signify lesser than. Just. Susie Homemaker. Too much goody goody cheesiness.
I am very complex. I want to live a fairly simple life, but I am far from simple. I have a depth of interests, skills, abilities, passions, and character. Nothing like my ruffled aproned vision of Susie in the kitchen with a smile, chocolate frosting, a spatula, and a homemade cake.
I love my sons and want to make a nice home for them. Every weekend they’re at the house we made into a home over the 14 years our family of four lived there together. Every weekend while they’re gone I try to do something, add…
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