mothering


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moth·er·ing

 (mŭth′ər-ĭng)
n.
The nurturing and raising of a child or children by a mother: "The essential work of mothering is trying to keep children alive" (Janna Malamud Smith).
Translations

mothering

[ˈmʌðərɪŋ]
A. Ncuidados mpl maternales
B. CPD Mothering Sunday N (Brit) → fiesta f de la Madre
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Thinking about it in this light, I realize that mothering is far more than just a biological process.
In fictive and autobiographical works, African American authors have given readers vibrant portraits of what a mother is and what the act of mothering can be.
35) Cooperative mothers definitely put mothering above all other duties for women but also insisted that mothers should pursue extra-familial interests, sometimes including paid labor.