'Tradwives' push back against critics who say their viral homemaking lifestyle is 'alarming' and 'creepy'
March 19, 2023 at 14:42
MOM OF 12 KIDS, PREGNANT FOR 16 YEARS IN A ROW, SHARES STRONG MESSAGE OF FAITH: 'CHILDREN ARE A BLESSING'But those who practice the tradwife lifestyle are pushing back on the critics.
Read on for more revelations about — and controversy connected to — today's "tradwife" lifestyle.
"Over the past year, there were more than 152,000 mentions of the term ‘tradwife’ on social media," she told Fox News Digital.
From December 2021 to December 2022, the social media hashtag #tradwife received over 4.6 million impressions, Brandwatch found.
They believe society could benefit from adopting elements of the tradwife lifestyle because "the most important duty is taking care of one's children."
Online content about tradwives apparently "skyrocketed" after the COVID-19 pandemic as people used social media differently than before, according to Brandwatch.
Fox News Digital spoke with two tradwives and a former tradwife about the rise of traditional wife content on social media.
"When we got engaged, we talked about this whole [tradwife] lifestyle, and he gave me the option to stop working and start with the lifestyle now or wait 'til we got married.
Williams believes the tradwife lifestyle isn’t oppressive when a woman freely chooses to stay at home.
For women contemplating the tradwife lifestyle or aspects of it, Williams said they should allow themselves time and grace to figure out what they want.
Former tradwife Madison Dastrup of Utah: ‘Saddens me’Madison Dastrup, 24, a stay-at-home mom of two in Cedar City, Utah, initially gained a following on TikTok for her tradwife content.
Like other homemaking content creators, Dastrup said she turned to social media because she didn’t have many friends who could relate to her lifestyle.