Keepers of the home

The role of con­ser­va­tive Men­non­ite moth­ers in shap­ing iden­tity and tra­di­tion from gen­er­a­tion to gen­er­a­tion is a pow­er­ful one They guard the mem­o­ries and pass on cher­ished val­ues and ob­jects from grand­mother, to mother to daugh­ter. The mem­o­ries in­clude sto­ries — tales of who they were and what they will be­come, as a daugh­ter, a sis­ter or a mother.

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