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How To Put A Duvet On A Comforter: 8 Possible Tips & Tricks

Whatever day during childhood my parents taught me how to put a duvet on a comforter, I must have been off picking my nose. Or they never taught me at…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: On Lori Gottlieb, “Egalitarian” Relationships And Sexual Passion

The author Lori Gottlieb markets herself as a teller of harsh relationship truths for women. As a contributor to The Atlantic, she saw her 2008 piece “Marry Him!” turned into…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Study: Guys Who Help Out Around The House Get More Action — Well, Sort Of

Men who do domestic chores get laid more often, according to a study published in the American Sociological Review.

However, it comes with a strangely sexist caveat: only…

Claire Hannum | November 5, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Men With Sisters Are More Likely To Become Republicans, Do Less Housework

My brother grew up with four sisters in the house. I know, right? Come to find out, there’s more to having a bunch of sisters than just growing up to…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2013 - 2:30 pm

10 Shameful Secrets We Hide About Doing Laundry

I’m not a simple woman made happy by simple things. I like fancy stuff! But I swear to God, if I could just have a washing machine and dryer inside…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2013 - 9:00 am

Who Cleans Up After Thanksgiving Dinner — Ladies Or Gents?

Thanksgiving is a lovely time of year to not only see distant family and beloved friends, but also dredge up decades-old resentments. A famous familial bugaboo is who helps clear…

Jessica Wakeman | November 20, 2012 - 11:00 am

Wait, What? Housework Equality Can Lead To Higher Divorce Rate

Couples who divvy up washing dishes, cleaning the laundry, and other house chores are more likely to get divorced than couples where the woman does the homemaking by herself, according…

Daley Quinn | October 2, 2012 - 8:00 am

Hitched: Who Does The Most Housework In A Marriage?

And lo, the Lord did create the men and women who populated the earth. The manifold men did go to the office and get good jobs in middle management and…

Andrea Grimes | September 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Life Dream Status: A Bed That Makes Itself

One of my favorite perks of being an adult is that no one yells at me to make my bed every day. Now, thanks to a Spanish furniture company’s new…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 12, 2012 - 9:20 am

5 Cleaning Tips For People Who Hate Cleaning

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a slob. Cleaning is one of my least favorite activities in the world, and I get the urge to tidy up about as often as…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 23, 2012 - 2:00 pm

And The Prize Goes To … The Worst Household Chore

Last week we asked you to share your least favorite household chore in exchange for a chance to win a Rowenta Pressure Iron and Steamer. You reminded us of every…

The Frisky | May 21, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Win This! Rowenta Pressure Iron And Steamer

Ironing clothes is not one of our strong suits, and we avoid this task at all costs. Our problem stems from two issues: We were never properly taught how to…

The Frisky | May 14, 2010 - 6:45 pm
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