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One mother’s inspiring story of overcoming loss

Brea Schmidt - Miracle Machine

The following content is a guest post by Brea Schmidt of The Thinking Branch. More information on how to become a guest blogger for Housewife Plus can be found at the end of this post. Thank You, Miracle Machine. You Can Take A Rest Now By Brea Schmidt My youngest turned one a couple of […]

Civil Unrest is America’s Problem

Zoe T., holds a sign during a Black Lives Matter protest in Oakland, California, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Noah Berger Zoe T. holds a sign during a Black Lives Matter protest in Oakland NOAH BERGER

We know what you’re thinking: what do two white women from the deep South know about race that I don’t? What could they possibly tell me that I don’t already know?

Bonbons, daytime TV cause for children’s removal from home

Bonbons, daytime TV cause for children's removal from home

The children of housewife and stay-at-home mom, Lucy Compton of Springfield, Illinois, were removed from her custody today after neighbors complained that the smell of ice cream bonbons and the sound of daytime soap operas were disruptive to their stroller jogging groups.

Great places to go skinny-dipping in Maine

5 Great places to go skinny-dipping in Maine

Did you know that skinny-dipping has its roots in public bathhouses? Back in the 15th century, Europeans would relax into the holistic medicinal public baths where men could bond with men and women could socialize with women and both genders could cure what ailed them in separate bathhouses.

Orlando, please understand

Orlando, please understand

“I am watching your widespread sharing of opinions across all forms of media since the brutal slaying of innocent Americans in Orlando. You are sharing what you are for or what you are against. You are posting little internet memes about religions and weapons and political candidates.”

7 Gross sweets every kid in Maine will eat

7 Gross sweets every kid in Maine eats

When I was a small kid, I spent most of my allowance on those cheap, little wax-wrapped jewels that stuck to my teeth and had an aftertaste of bad decisions. As a parent, I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to convince my kids that sugar bugs will eat their beautiful teeth if they keep pounding back the sugar, but they insist, and I occasionally relent.