6 Household Tricks From 1950s Stay-At-Home Moms That Haven't Gone Out Of Style
November 23, 2017
Being a stay-at-home mom has never been easy, especially decades ago when technology wasn't so advanced. However, there are many women who've dedicated their time to making life easier for those who are desperate for more free time.
While it's true that times have changed, we can still use some of these old tricks even in 2017, because they're very useful!
1. Telephone trick
In 1953, Dorsey Connor recommended this trick in his book, 'Gadgets Galore', for women who had just one phone line and didn't have time to wait to receive a call. When a woman was moving around the house, Connor recommended putting the phone inside a large bowl or container on the floor. When the phone rings, the container amplifies the sound so that it can be heard from far away.