homemaking homemaking  /ˈhoʊmM ˌeɪ kɪŋ/


  • (n) the management of a household


  1. Martha Stewart has made a career out of trumpeting the joys of long-abandoned homemaking skills like gathering eggs from Araucana chickens you've raised yourself.
  2. In a society where House Garden and This Old House are staples, it's not surprising that homemaking is hot.
  3. But Stewart may be able to employ some of her homemaking skills.


  • Women move into wage-earning positions

    Couples need options for working less hours Our society has changed from most women being homemakers, to most women being wage-earners outside the home. Children and marriages have suffered through this transition. It’s time we make the next transition, with parents sharing the homemaking and
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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  1. "It is homemaking for the sake of the church and the ministry and for the sake of our society," Patterson said. "Folks, if we do not do something to salvage the future of the home, both our denomination and our nation will be destroyed."
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Paige Patterson Source: BP News

  2. "Another word for nurturing is homemaking," Beck said.
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: Beck Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  3. "After 2006, I wasn't sure whether I was doing [moguls] because I made the team and it worked out or because I really wanted to be doing it," said Kearney. "When I got hurt, I got to be home and satisfy my need for homemaking and being in one...
    on Feb 13, 2010 By: Hannah Kearney Source: Boston Globe

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