Tag Archives: housework

Really WordPress?

I didn’t plan this post, but thought it would be interesting to bring up.  After posting my most recent Spark Post (not very long ago), WordPress showed me a confirmation (“You have published this many posts” or something) and under … Continue reading

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I Take The Second Shift.

I live with a roommate who is a boy. Surprisingly, we are not your typical messy college boys. Our apartment is usually praised for being relatively clean in relation to other college students. One of the suites down the hall … Continue reading

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On Living with a Man

I live with a man who describes himself as a feminist.  Considering this, it might sound surprising (or maybe not?) that our lifestyle has mildly fallen into tasks associated with each of our genders. I typically spend one Saturday morning … Continue reading

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What is Free Choice?

After reading Lisa Belkin’s “When Mom and Dad Split it all,” I began wondering: even as families try to reconstruct gender norms in parenting roles, is there such a thing has having free choice or we ultimately weighed down on some … Continue reading

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When is a home complete?

Our class discussion today concerning the increase in household technology in the lives of housewives was very intriguing to me and made me think more profoundly about its implications. As we observed, despite the advancement of such appliances, women were … Continue reading

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Women, the workforce, and the household

This topic of the gender divide in housework and childcare is extremely interesting to me since my parents do not conform to “typical” or “traditional” gender roles.  In my family, it was my dad who took the lower paying job … Continue reading

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