A Mother

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The mother in their family has many roles. She is not just your mother, she is the nurturer, doctor, nurse, teacher, cab driver, cook, house keeper, homework helper, clothing washer, cheerleader, disciplinarian, just too many to type at this moment. We don't realize just how important our mothers are. Mothers do and do and ask for nothing in return, we cry along with you when you are hurting, and will fight the biggest thing around defending you. You’re never “TOO OLD” to be mommy’s baby. There is an old saying and it’s so true,” Your mother is your best friend" You may not believe this right now, but I came to believe it after I got out of my teens. And when you lose your mother, there will be nothing or anyone who can comfort you like she can. Be good to your mother, she’s the only one you have.

The discussion about our mother always evokes strong emotions in us. And it should! After all, we lived in her womb for nine months even before we experienced the light of this world. When we try to appreciate her by telling others what she means to us or what a mother should be like or do, each of us has a different understanding and expression. In this article we will try to address some basic and general ways of understanding the unique role of the mother as relates to her children in the mother-child relationship.

As we emphasize the role of the mother, this is not to say that the father is not important or is less important. What the mother can give to her child and the extent to which she can give, very much depends on that which she can receive from her relationship with her spouse. If she receives support, joy, and peace from that relationship - that is what she will pass on. If she only finds false expectations, empty promises, and frustrations - then that is what she will pass on. Thus, as we emphasize the mother’s role, this in no way isolates or separates the mother from the father, nor does it place a greater emphasis on the mother’s role as opposed...
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