mothering

mothering

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  • Mothering — Moth er*ing, n. 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mothering — [muth′ər iŋ] n. the work or skill of a mother in raising a child or children …   English World dictionary

  • mothering — moth|er|ing [ˈmʌðərıŋ] n [U] the process of caring for children in the way that a mother does ▪ mothering skills ▪ Babies and young children need mothering …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mothering — Mother Moth er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mothered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mothering}.] To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to. [1913 Webster] The queen, to have put lady Elizabeth besides the crown, would have mothered another …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mothering — noun Mothering is used before these nouns: ↑instinct …   Collocations dictionary

  • mothering — /ˈmʌðərɪŋ/ (say mudhuhring) noun 1. the process of acting as a mother to a child. 2. sympathetic treatment, as if to a child. 3. British the custom of visiting one s parents on Mid Lent Sunday (Mothering Sunday) and giving a small gift. {mother1… …  

  • Mothering (magazine) — Mothering is a magazine focused on natural mothering practices, which began publishing in 1976.[1] Contents 1 History 2 Content 3 Publications …   Wikipedia

  • Mothering Sunday — Mothering .Sunday n [U and C] BrE old fashioned ↑Mother s Day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mothering Sunday — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ the fourth Sunday in Lent, traditionally a day for honouring one s mother …   English terms dictionary

  • Mothering Sunday — Not to be confused with Mother s Day. Gregorian dates for Mothering Sunday 2004 21 March 2005 6 March 2006 26 March 2007 18 March 2008 2 March 2009 22 March 2010 14 March 2011 3 April 2012 18 March 2013 …   Wikipedia

  • Mothering Sunday —    On Mothering Sunday, or Mid Lent Sunday (fourth Sunday in Lent), children and young people living away from their parents would make a point of going home for the day, taking presents, usually including a cake for their mother, and sharing a… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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