mumsiness

mumsiness

(ˈmʌmzɪnɪs)
n
1. censorious drabness
2. motherliness
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As Eleanor noted, there are all different kinds of mothers and yet society portrays a particular view of 'mumsiness' in her view, that does not apply to many:
Twain, now 52, is surprising in so many ways -- the quietness, the intensity, the mumsiness, the openness, the profanity.
When it comes to combining wholesome mumsiness with dazzling good looks and the body of Jessica Rabbit - not a feat to be sniffed at when buried deep in nappy land - Holly reigns supreme.
If she's wise (and I don't think she is) she'll play on her baby image as all the men seem to enjoy being her big protector and all the girls seem to enjoy moments of mumsiness.