What a great memory it is for me, the day I became a housewife. I think I’m more fond of those memories than my wedding day. I was working full time in the offices of Living Light Raw Food Culinary School on the coast and it was getting to me. I had been working outside the home since I could legally work. I always held two jobs and classes at whatever local college and then on the holidays I would get an extra job. Mostly I did this to pay off debt, but also to keep busy and stay out … Continue reading Becoming a Housewife.
I quit working in the mainstream and started my career as a housewife a couple months before my first son was born. I was thrilled! I had been working for other people and companies since I was 15 years old and I had carried two jobs for most of that time. Mainly to get out of a huge debt I had gotten myself into by the time I was in my early 30’s. We were prepared for this moment. I had paid off all my debt and we owned one car that was also paid off. I refused to get … Continue reading Choosing to stay home and making it work on one income.