Mothering - definition of mothering by The Free Dictionary
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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).
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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
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.