Everyone wakes up early to share the work. Chores include cutting wood, feeding animals, clearing land, tending crops, building fences, making furniture and tools, gathering eggs, spinning thread, weaving cloth, sewing clothes, making candles and soap, cooking, cleaning, and caring for babies.
They had 9 to 10 children.
They had to harvest milk the cows butcher the animals.
Fireplaces were their only source of warmth. It was very hard to start so they left it on.