” To show the way to run one’s home without help, efficiently and happily too, has been the object of this
So don’t despair if at first everything doesn’t go exactly to plan. Practise makes perfect, and once you’ve grasped the general principles you’ll soon work out a routine to suit your personality and circumstances.
As the mechanics of running a home become familiar, you’ll discover how much else there is to the job. Because you are always learning it will never get stale. The joy of creative work, exhausting though it can be, is that it enriches the personality. Running a home may seem unspectacular and ordinary, but making a success of it, so that the home is a happy one for all who live in it, is creative work to rank with the best.”
From “How To Run Your Home Without Help” by Kay Smallshaw.