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Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)

You too are a Concordian Sister of Perpetual Parturition, regardless of how many kids you have, if your family size determines your lifestyle rather than the other way around. And if you buy into that Concordia business (we're talking Confessions here, not those money pits where we went to college).

Three Lutheran ladies muse about marriage, motherhood, and what matters most: nurturing their families in the Christian faith. This humorous, insightful, and grammatically polished blog offers encouragement for women aspiring to motherhood and for the husbands who support them.

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