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.

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