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Housewife

A woman who stays home while her husband works to earn a living. Housewives generally are responsible for cooking, cleaning and child-rearing. For that reason, they form a strong demographic for products related to these activities. Housewives are less common today as women have gradually entered the workforce and more households have two breadwinners. See also: Housewife time.
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Although the OC Angels are the real-life daughters of Bravo's The Real House Wives of Orange County, they were selected based on their OC roots, their competitive nature, their scholastic levels, their accomplishments, and their looks," said Louis L.
Low gas pressure was creating problems of house wives while there is also apprehend of spread of diseases among minor children.
Our house wives and all the family members have also to bear the brunt of toxic curls of smoke which envelope every space of our home, said Muhammad Ali, a police man.
Later Muhammad Saeed briefed audience including hoteliers, house wives and people belonging to different segments of life about the use and importance of solar energy.
These comments were generally received from house wives and working women despite a lot of criticism from few segments of society.
ISLAMABAD -- Due to low gas pressure, the domestic consumers especially house wives are facing a lot of difficulties in cooking and staying warm during chilly weather that has broken record of 50 years in twin cities respectively.
Amina pointed out that it was very difficult for house wives to perform their routine works due to poisonous smell.
This bazaar was a ray of hope for us as fresh vegetables, mutton, chicken and other eatables were provided here at reduced rates, said a group of house wives while recording their protest against closure of bazaar.
We are forced to arrange our meals at hotels and the unhygienic food being supplied at hotels has committed us to abdominal diseases, said a group of house wives.
They squeeze the gas to cater to their own needs but beyond their needs and we cannot even see our children to have breakfast due to non availability of enough gas supply for big fleecing practice being done by the owners, said a group of house wives.
We don't allow our children to move out of the home in the evening as many incidents of children falling into the ponds of filthy water have occurred, said a group of house wives.
We the house wives continue to remain confined in the four walls of our homes the whole day long and in the evening we cannot find any place to have a walk as no parks has been built in this area, said a group of house wives.