Millions of poor and foreign women of color are being drafted into domestic service because First World husbands and fathers have not taken up their fair share of the labor of raising children, caring for elders, or keeping house
. First World Sarahs have recruited Third World Hagars to nurse their children and tend their homes because so few Abrahams (or Peters, Carls, or Timothys) are willing to shoulder this task.
She says, "The green carpet lawn is not attractive to any birds except, perhaps, robins." The NBFS urges people to "leave it wild" by planting native plants and grasses, making brush piles, tending hedge rows, leaving dead trees in place, keeping house
cats indoors and allowing patches of land to develop naturally wherever possible.