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We need to think about what we owe each other at all levels of society, from how we divide up housework in the home to how we share the burden of addressing the climate crisis.

From Time

The great work-from-home experiment of 2020 could have raised awareness in many heterosexual households about the frustratingly persistent gap between how much time men and women spend on housework.

From Quartz

Bloom and his coauthors found that people spent about 35 percent of that saved commuting time on their primary jobs, and about 60 percent on all non-leisure activity, including housework and childcare.

Cloth diapering fell out of favor as mothers managed the second shift of childcare and housework after their paid jobs and increasingly relied on daycare centers that required costly disposable diapers.

From Time

A year of the coronavirus pandemic has spurred a new debate about how we divide housework and child rearing.

So, Islamized teaching sends girls back home for marriage and housework, and remains exclusively for boys.

Coming to the center gives her a measure of relief from long days filled with childcare and housework.

What my daughters see me doing most of the time—the part they can wrap their heads around—is child care and housework.

At an early stage of their family life, she learned her husband believed that “a woman should do all housework herself.”

Jeff Ely, a game theorist at Northwestern, has traded massages for housework and writes his wife romantic anniversary blog posts.

At couen the pupils underwent a complete training in all branches of housework.

She went through the usual routine of housework like a laborer who drags after him a ball and chain.

During their school days, except in the exceptional home, they are not trained to do housework; do not learn to sew.

A couple of silent Martians prepared undistinguished meals and did housework in the quarters.

Housework, you know, is so much more fun if you have the right things to do it with.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to housework, such as: housekeeping, sewing, administration, cooking, homemaking, and housecraft.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.