Good Wife's Guide
dinner ready. Plan ahead, even the night before, to have a delicious
meal ready on time for his return. This is a way of letting
him know that you have been thinking about him and are concerned
about his needs. Most men are hungry when they come home and
the prospect of a good meal (especially his favourite dish)
is part of the warm welcome needed.
yourself. Take 15 minutes to rest so you'll be refreshed when
he arrives. Touch up your make-up, put a ribbon in your hair
and be fresh looking. He has just been with a
lot of work weary people.
a little gay and a little more interesting for him. His boring
day may need a lift and one of your duties is to provide it.
away the clutter. Make one last trip through the main part of
the house just before your husband arrives.
up schoolbooks, toys, paper etc. and then run a dust cloth over
the cooler months of the year you should prepare and light a
fire for him to unwind by. Your husband will feel he has reached
a haven of rest and order, and it will give you a lift too.
After all, catering for his comfort will provide you with immense
the children. Take a few minutes to wash the children's faces
and hands (if they are small), comb their hair and if
necessary, change their clothes. They are little treasures and
he would like to see them playing the part. Minimise all noise.
At the time of his arrival, eliminate all noise of the washer,
dryer or vacuum. Try to encourage the children to be quiet.
happy to see him.
him with a warm smile and show sincerity in your desire to please
to him. You may have a dozen important things to tell him, but
the moment of his arrival is not the time. Let him talk first
- remember, his topics of conversation are more
important than yours.
the evening his. Never complain if he comes home late or goes
out to dinner, or other places of entertainment without you.
Instead, try to understand his world of strain and pressure
and his very real need to be at home and relax.
goal: Try to make sure your home is a place of peace, order
and tranquility where your husband can renew himself in body
him comfortable. Have him lean back in a comfortable chair or
have him lie down in the bedroom. Have a cool or warm drink
ready for him.
ask him questions about his actions or question his judgment
or integrity. Remember, he is the master of the house and as
such will always exercise his will with fairness and truthfulness.
You have no right to question him.
A man needs mainly one thing from his wife - and
that is "respect."
A woman needs mainly two things from her husband - and that is "security"
and to be "loved."
wife respects me as being the King of the home - and in return my heart
cannot help but overflow with love, adoration and protection towards my wife, the Queen
of my home, heart and life.