Definitions for mothering

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  1. mothering(Noun)

    The nurturing of a child by its mother

  2. mothering(Noun)

    The protective behaviour of a mother towards her child

  3. mothering(Noun)

    Nurturing or protective behaviour reminiscent of that performed by a literal mother

  4. mothering(Noun)

    Shortened form of a-mothering ; practice of visiting one's literal or figurative mother or mother church (compare Mothering Sunday)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mothering

    of Mother

  2. Mothering(noun)

    a rural custom in England, of visiting one's parents on Midlent Sunday, -- supposed to have been originally visiting the mother church to make offerings at the high altar


  1. Mothering

    Mothering is a magazine focused on natural mothering practices, which began publishing in 1976.

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