The nurturing and raising of a young child or young ones by a mother: "Since They Are tangled up in careers and mothering, lots of women lead tiring resides” ( David E. Bloom).
The nurturing of a young child by its mom
The defensive behaviour of a mother towards her kid
Nurturing or defensive behavior similar to that performed by a literal mom
Shortened kind of a-mothering (obsolete); practice of visiting an individual's literal or figurative mama or mother-church (compare Mothering Sunday)
A rural custom in The united kingdomt, of seeing an individual's parents on Midlent Sunday, -- supposed to have been initially going to the mother-church to help make offerings in the high altar.
A rural custom of checking out a person's moms and dads and providing them with gift suggestions on Mid-Lent Sunday: allowed to be derived from the customized in previous times during the visiting the mother church thereon day. Also known as midlenting.