Friday, June 4, 2010

1950's Housewife

This is a clip I watched from Rachel Ray's chat show. The woman in the clip, Courtney, blogs at Women Living Well.  Many of the ideas raised in this clip are echoed in the book I read some time ago Life Management for Busy Women by Elizabeth George.

While at the moment, financial commitments mean that I need to work - and will for many years, I can strongly identify with what both these women are saying and I have noticed that many of these points that I have been able to incorporate into our home life have a profound impact on our relationship. More about that later, but to get you started thinking about these things, watch the video, and leave me a comment. What do you think about this concept of 1950's wives? 

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting this video. I've always loved the whole 1950's wife idea. Just like the woman on the clip that's all I ever wanted to do from when I was little - get married, have lots of kids and stay home looking after my family and house.

    It is hard work though, and I often need to take a step back when I start nagging or complaining. I wouldn't wish to have my husband's job for anything, compared to my job at home, hard as it sometimes is.

    It's so true what they said about knowing that as a wife/mother/homemaker you have so much influence over setting the tone of the house. I definately find that.