The Home: A Woman's Place


The trouble with housewives .is that they spend too much time bemoaning their lot without stopping to realize that housewifery is a respectable and satisfying career. At least that is what Pulitzer Poetess Phyllis McGinley thinks, and her just-published Sixpence in Her Shoe is loaded with such woman-to-woman advice as how not to kill a husband (resort to flattery; don't compete; share mutual bad habits), how to make chicken hearts palatable (braise them and serve with a sour-cream sauce), and how to understand baby talk (let one of the older siblings...

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