This week's Menno survey. Name something a Mennonite mother would tend to in her daily life. Have some fun and post your guess. Correct answers will be revealed as they come in.
#1 Tjinja (look after the children)
#2 Äten moaken (cooking food)
#3 Tjleeda wausche (washing clothes)
#4 Making and mending clothes.
#5 Em goade schaufe (gardening)
#6 Oomtje besorje (looking after the husband)
#7 Enmaoke, enkoake, enlaje (to put by/ preserve different foods)
#8 Besorje (a one word term that generally meant the chores of looking after any and all things on the farm)
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