A MOTHER’S TASK: A TO Z
By Jeanne Allen
Artist As you arrange your home and become the daily example in the art of living.
Bookkeeper As you balance the budget.
Censor As you oversee the entertainment – books, friends, television – in your home.
Clothes Designer As you create originals and alter old clothing.
Counselor As you listen to the problems and discuss solutions.
Dietician As you plan menus to provide adequate nourishment.
Farmer As you labor over a garden plot, trying to reap an abundant harvest.
Food Conservationist As you can and deep freeze the garden harvest.
Janitor As you mop up messes and clean out closets.
Judge and Jury As you listen to cases and pass out sentences.
Laundry Worker As you strive for a whiter, wrinkle-free wash.
Musician As you sing lullabies and play musical games with children.
News Correspondent As you write letters to loved ones about family episodes.
Nobel Peace Prize Possessor As you try to keep the peace.
Nurse As you spend sleepless nights beside a sick child.
Physician As you apply band aids and diagnose the ills.
Preacher As you speak the Word of God to your children.
Psychologist As you try to understand the psychological techniques used by your children.
Recreation Director As you plan family fun and fellowship.
Referee As you call the fouls on the violators of the peace rules.
Shepherd As you look after your flock, leading them into green pastures.
Teacher As you instruct your children in everyday activities.
Waitress As you serve graciously – your tips are appreciative words.
Zoo Keeper As you remind your children to feed and water cats, dogs, birds, turtles, fish, etc.