Well-Behaved Women Making History

| October 23, 2015

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” It’s a common feminist slogan. The suggestion, however tongue-in-cheek, seems to be that for a woman to make headlines, turn heads, or alter the course of human events, it’s necessary for her to misbehave somehow, presumably as defined against the social norms of traditional patriarchal society. Like most propaganda, this […]

The Roots of Feminism

| July 20, 2011

Laura Wood over at The Thinking Housewife has an excellent two-part series up right now to answer some fundamental questions about feminism: Reading your blog makes me wonder. If older generations were happy with the traditional role of women in society, why was feminism embraced by the later generation? Maybe you think it was propaganda, […]

Courageous Mothers Who Cared For Their Families

| December 21, 2010

I recently have been reading through an online ebook that shared some interesting information regarding mothers during the Great Depression. These courageous women, during these trying economic times, who had families to feed and a humble home to take care of did not falter but did what they had to do to survive and keep […]

The Truth About Women That Feminists Don’t Want You to Know

| April 9, 2010

The recent naming of Nancy Pelosi as the “most powerful woman in American history” has sparked national discussion on both the history of women in America and the nature of woman’s power. As Speaker of the House, Mrs. Pelosi holds the highest civic position any American woman has held to date, and her hand in […]

Paper Doll Giveaway!

| March 31, 2010

To celebrate LAF’s re-launch, the Brookshire sisters of Noble Rose Press have donated two bundles of their beautiful “Daughters of History” paper dolls. Each bundle includes three sets of paper dolls, containing a total of six great women from history–women we love to hold up to our daughters as examples of godly, industrious femininity. They […]

“Is This a Victorian Site?”

| March 20, 2010

“Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.” ~ Jeremiah 6:16a There are a plethora of neo-Victorian ladies’ societies, tea groups, discussion forums, and more both on the internet and […]

“You Don’t Know Feminism”

| March 20, 2010

As a woman, I do not understand how you can form a website based on such a disgraceful idea. Everyone is obviously entitled to their own opinion, but your opinion lacks intelligence and is solely based on ignorance. Feminism is not about shunning the idea of being a housewife, etc. In fact it has nothing […]