The Thinking 
Housewife
 

Technical Problems

January 12, 2012


DUE
to the sudden failure of my Internet router, I am not able to respond to or post comments quickly today.

 

How Can Mormons Afford It?

January 12, 2012


ACCORDING TO
The Washington Post, attitudes toward traditional sex roles remain strong among Mormons. In a Pew Forum poll of Mormons,

●Seventy-nine percent said sex between unmarried adults is wrong, compared with 35 percent of the general population.

● Fifty-eight percent of Mormons say the best kind of marriage is one with a husband as provider and a wife to care for the house and children; in the general population, 62 percent say it’s preferable for both partners to have jobs and take care of the home.

I would have assumed this last number for Mormons would be higher. Nevertheless, it is still relatively high, especially since Mormons live in the same economic climate as the rest of the country.
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A Call During Mahler’s Ninth

January 12, 2012


MAHLER’S
Ninth Symphony is one of the most intense and spellbinding of musical compositions. During a performance Tuesday by the New York Philharmonic, the ring of an iphone interrupted the final movement. What is fascinating about the incident is that, according to the Wall Street Journal, the man who owned the phone became paralyzed in his seat. Read More »

 

The Stay-at-Home Paterfamilias

January 12, 2012


REGINA HESS
writes:

I printed off a copy of a craft project (a paper cut-out of Paris which my children love to play with!) from this gentleman’s website. Browsing his blog I found a seven-minute clip from his appearance on the Martha Stewart Show. Read More »