When I began promoting The Secret History of Home Economics, I knew that everyone would ask me about practice babies. (And they have.) But I wasn’t…
In which your faithful author eats bagged salad and Twizzlers and shares some life updates.
Of all the places you wouldn’t expect home economists to work, prison might top the list. But that was retired Army drill sergeant Kyle Roberson’s…
Just a brief note because … it’s May 4. Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! And happy pub date for The Secret History of Home Economics! I am so thrilled by…
I’ve got … a lot going on here. The Secret History of Home Economics comes out in less than two weeks! But I wanted to answer a question from a friend…
The history of home economics has drama. It has heroes. It has injustice—a lot. It even has a murder. But first: Thanks for your concern over my…
Breaking my usual format for a quick few notes: Goodreads is hosting a giveaway of my book! Deadline to enter is March 28. Hence getting this email out…
The Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, ca. 1966, has some ideas for you.
field reports from my book The Secret History of Home Economics Mass incarceration is an education issue. I’ve been on a tear about this lately, because…
field reports from my book The Secret History of Home Economics (I started this installment two weeks ago—whoops. I hope it will be a diverting read on…
field reports from my book The Secret History of Home Economics <shakes head vigorously, looks around> Well! Pardon the long silence. I started several…
Hello to you all on this final day of the year, where I am thinking about one of the most intriguing and troubling early home economists, Lenna Frances…