The New York Times Magazine has published an inspiring story addressing the trend of stay-at-home moms who provide wholesome, frugal and sustainable homes for their families.

The New York Times Magazine has published an inspiring story addressing the trend of stay-at-home moms who provide wholesome, frugal and sustainable homes for their families, even going so far as to maintain their own chicken coops.

In a society equating success with large paychecks, these highly educated women are going against the grain, embodying a new vision of empowerment, homemaking, self-sufficiency, and sustainability. It’s a subtle revolution for women, shifting the focus of feminism without becoming the archetypal June Cleaver. In the traditional definition of “housewife,” a woman primarily defined herself through her relationship to her house and her husband. The “femnivore” aims to change all that.

BASIC MEMBER CONTENT
This content is available for Basic Members.
Already a member, log in