Definitions for mothering
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mothering
The nurturing of a child by its mother
The protective behaviour of a mother towards her child
Nurturing or protective behaviour reminiscent of that performed by a literal mother
Shortened form of a-mothering ; practice of visiting one's literal or figurative mother or mother church (compare Mothering Sunday)
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
Mothering is a magazine focused on natural mothering practices, which began publishing in 1976.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.
There isnothing to suggest that mothering cannot be shared by several people.
There is…nothing to suggest that mothering cannot be shared by several people.
The lack of effective mothering and fathering among more than half of our school children can, in fact, be traced backwards.
Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometime, though, it's just pure, unthinking delight.
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