[Ed. – Among homeschoolers.]
So excuse my shock and dismay, but I almost fell out of my chair when I opened this email from a popular Christianhomeschooling source a few days ago.
Wow, were we blindsided yesterday!
We sent out the note about our big sale on
THE GIRL’S GUIDE TO HOME SKILLS
and THE BOY’S GUIDE TO HOME SKILLS
yesterday morning and several folks were thrilled to get a copy
… but we also received a bunch of replies
chastising us for even offering such a resource. …
What followed seemed like it was taken straight off the pages of Jezebel (a popular man-hating sight)
“I can’t believe my eyes. For girls? Really? Home skills are great – boys need them too.
Perhaps more so. Yuck – what a message this sends to our daughters. I will NOT be
buying this. And if you have more of these messages coming, please take me off
your email list.”
“In a time when women are still fighting to be seen as equals to men in
all aspects of our society (all over the world), I find it disturbing that a
guide such as this would be encouraged for young girls. …