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© Catherine & Harriet Beecher, in American Woman’s Home, 1869 © family archive © Erica Brejaart, Untitled, from the series Portraits of Mothers and Housewives © Erica Brejaart, Untitled, from the series Portraits of Mothers and Housewives “In the Divine Word it is written, “The wise woman buildeth her house.” To be “wise,” is “to choose the best means for accomplishing the best end.” It has been shown that the best end for a woman to seek is the training of God’s children for their eternal home, by guiding them to intelligence, virtue, and true happiness. When, therefore, the wise … Continue reading ┐ Contemporary housekeeping or How to stumble on a stove └