Second-wave feminism swept the United States in the early 1960s, leading many women to rethink how they approached housework. Some women felt that completing housework freed them to pursue more fulfilling interests. Others believed that women could only find happiness by ensuring male contentedness. While some LDS women adopted these stances, most viewed housework as an opportunity to nurture family members. This article examines how the Relief Society curriculum during this time romanticized women's housework.