For most families in average condition that person is naturally the housemother.
She has mechanical and commercial aids as housemother such as the primitive woman never imagined.
It is, however, true that the housemother in rural communities still feels many of the obligations of the ancient woman.
And to-day the majority of most successful families absorb in large measure the time and strength of the housemother.
We still have talk of a wife being "supported" when, as housemother, she works harder and more hours than her husband.
How important is the work of the housemother and homemaker who creates the home!
With your genuine New England housemother, hospitality is always the servitor of affection.
She is reported as living in Chicago, a housemother at a sorority of one of the universities.