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Category Archives: The Domestic Island

Intellectual Excellence for the Housewife

  CHRISTIE writes: I am so grateful to have found your website. I am struggling with my current situation and feel a light of hope shining in – the possibility of truly engaging my mind while being a housewife. I am a college educated, stay-at-home mother of two young, elementary school children. Having come up […]

Dear Housewife

  A female reader writes: I really enjoy your blog and I have read it since its inception. I was wondering if you could find it in your heart to give me some advice, as an older wife to a younger one who is isolated from normal wives. What is a traditional wife to do […]

Crusoe, C’est Moi

    One of the greatest books ever written about homemaking – in the physical and metaphysical sense of the word – is The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. This is the strange and surprising story of making a home in a hostile world.