Less Martha, More Matisse

Do you ever feel as if you have to be like Martha Stewart in order to be a good mom? A post written by Defining Motherhood has got me thinking about this question. In Opting Out of Martha Motherhood, the blogger writes about how, somehow along the way, great housekeeping skills have become synonymous with […]

an insubordinate housekeeper

My husband Jason often tells me how happy he is that I don’t starch doilies. A strange comment, yes, but apparently his mother and grandmother spent a lot of time starching doilies when he was growing up, not to mention keeping an immaculate house, while complaining that they didn’t have enough time to do much […]