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synonyms for housework

  • housekeeping
  • sewing
  • administration
  • cooking
  • homemaking
  • housecraft
  • ironing
  • laundering
  • management
  • mopping
  • stewardship
  • sweeping
  • washing
  • bed-making
  • domestic art
  • domestic science
  • dusting
  • home economics
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How to use housework in a sentence

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.
THE PANDEMIC LAID BARE THE WORLD’S INEQUITIES. A TOP ECONOMIST ON WHY WE NEED A NEW SOCIAL CONTRACTDAN STEWARTAUGUST 12, 2021TIME
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.
AMERICAN MEN DID MORE HOUSEWORK IN 2020, BUT STILL NOT AS MUCH AS WOMENLILA MACLELLANJULY 22, 2021QUARTZ
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.
WILL WORK-FROM-HOME WORK FOREVER? (EP. 464)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 3, 2021FREAKONOMICS
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.
TOO MANY MOMS CAN'T AFFORD DIAPERS FOR THEIR KIDS. ON MOTHER'S DAY, WE MUST REMEMBER THEIR NEEDJENNIFER RANDLESMAY 6, 2021TIME
A year of the coronavirus pandemic has spurred a new debate about how we divide housework and child rearing.
COVID-19 HAS MADE HOUSEWORK MORE VISIBLE, BUT IT STILL ISN’T VALUEDKEVIN SAPEREAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Men raised by employed moms, meanwhile, spent more time each week on housework and “more time with children, more time caring for others in their family,” says Kathleen McGinn, a professor at Harvard Business School and an author of the analysis.
HOW TO PROMOTE EQUITY AT HOME AS MOMS ARE BEING FORCED FROM THE WORKFORCEKENDRA HURLEYMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those of us lucky enough to keep our jobs are doing a lot more housework and parenting than men, on average, and we’re more likely to be burned out and considering quitting.
21 WAYS THE US CAN BRING WOMEN BACK INTO THE WORKFORCEKATHERINE BELLMARCH 11, 2021QUARTZ
I just feel the minutes ticking away and obsess over all the housework and other stuff I'm falling behind on, and can't bring myself to care at all what the other person is saying.
CAROLYN HAX: NO TIME FOR SMALL TALK? THAT’S BUILDING A BIG WALL.CAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They urged him to wrestle and play football at school, but JaMarcus favored housework — cooking and cleaning and washing clothes alongside his mom, in their wooden home across from the Baptist church.
FOR YEARS, JAMARCUS CREWS TRIED TO GET A NEW KIDNEY, BUT CORPORATE HEALTHCARE STOOD IN THE WAYBY LIZZIE PRESSERDECEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Over the course of the last nine months, as her hours increased and staff shortages became commonplace, she saw female colleagues leave their jobs, exhausted from the combined demands of child care and housework.
DOCTORS AND NURSES TALK ABOUT BURNOUT AS ANOTHER WAVE OF COVID-19 HITS U.S.FRANCESCA TRIANNINOVEMBER 23, 2020TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO HOUSEWORK

  • KP
  • assignment
  • burden
  • devoir
  • duty
  • effort
  • errand
  • grind
  • housework
  • job
  • routine
  • scutwork
  • stint
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • workout
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