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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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Another dream is to move to America and join the cast of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Over here, as well as The Real Housewives of Cheshire, pictured, we now have the Ladies of London.
She added that she may even help her fellow Housewives with their problems since she is writing a self-help book.
For some reason, women are still "Desperate Housewives.
Even housewives who are married to Saudis have voiced their viewpoints on the warning.
The stakes are at an all-time high as the housewives wave goodbye to the drama and hysteria of their suburban lives and strive for domestic bliss.
DR Botox is set to leave her Dublin Housewives co-stars behind - with her own reality show.
9 percent in the same month the previous year, also leading to an increase in the number of housewives by about 500,000.
Schools are allowed to hire housewives on their husbands' sponsorship but since they can't fit in the LMRA fees structure, no fee is charged.
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES SUNDAY, 9PM E4 THERE have been affairs, murders, hundreds of episodes and too many scandals to count (both on and off screen) during the eight years of Desperate Housewives.
Clearly it could only be Dublin Housewives, the show that everyone has been talking about.
with Eva Mendes and she ended up getting it and I didn't and the next day I got Desperate Housewives," Contactmusic quoted her as saying on Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday.