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The Value of a Mother

September 26, 2012

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Elizabeth Wurtzel wrote in The Atlantic- Being a mother isn’t really work. Yes, of course, it’s something — actually, it’s something almost every woman at some time does, some brilliantly and some brutishly and most in the boring middle… But let’s face it: It is not a selective position. A job that anyone can have […]

Are American Women Over-medicated?

June 6, 2012

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Yeah, duh..why wouldn’t the modern woman be medicating themselves with a cocktail of SSRI’s, barbiturates, opiates and a vodka chaser?  Have you seen what passes for modern life?  The drugs are what’s keeping them off the bridge. Let’s look at some reasons why 25% of American women might be poppin pills. -Thwarted fertility -Diet -Overworked […]

Kids these days

May 23, 2012

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I hate to say it but the younger generations might actually be smarter than me.  I wish I could say that kids these days are dumb as rocks and “back in my day we learned calculus in 3rd grade”.. but the more I know and speak to young people the more I realize they are […]

Another Modesty Post

April 12, 2012

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As a woman who has always considered herself a “plain Jane” I never had much use for modesty.  That was the pretty girls problem, I thought to myself.  They are the ones who men seem to salivate over.  It is their knee-caps and clavicles that are the occasions of sin.  Men don’t fall over themselves […]

Book Review: The Lost Art of Housecleaning

February 20, 2012

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The Lost Art of House Cleaning Sometimes you just don’t know how much you don’t know about a subject until you do a little research.  Housecleaning seems like a simple enough topic that one might not even be inclined to do any research.  This is what I thought for about 10 years but then I […]

Mark Driscoll is Making Waves

February 15, 2012

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Mark Driscoll is in the news lately.  He has a new book out about marriage and a sermon series that relates to the book.  I have not read the book but I have seen most of the “Real Marriage” sermons.  So far most of what I have seen has been pro-traditional marriage roles.  His sermon […]

Becoming a Happier Homemaker- Introduction

February 14, 2012

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Since I became a homemaker about a zillion years ago I have struggled to do my homemaking duties well and enthusiastically.  Being a day dreamer and a free-spirit by nature I am not  task-oriented.  Things that my Type A sisters find to be no big deal such as folding laundry and mopping floors isn’t so […]