How to be a good Mother to your Children - Qualities of a Perfect Mom

How to be a Good Mother to your Child?
How to be a Good Mother to your Child?

Good and Bad Parenting effects on Children

A few days ago I witnessed a neighbor of mine who claims to be a good mother to her children hitting her five year old son because his school friend’s mother complained that he hit his friend and used bad words at him. I also have heard this child's Parents call each other names and even do things like hitting or throwing things on the floor when they have quarrels. My point is when such an example is set to a child it is quite natural that he too may ape his parents. After all, Parents are the first teachers of a child and the first influence in the life of the child who molds his/her character.

No one can replace the parent’s role in the life of their children. The outlook that the child will form towards life depends a lot on the parents. His attitude, views, goals, perspective on life etc depends to a larger extent on what he learned from parents. What a child learns in the initial years of life always has a lasting impression on his mind which is why Good Parenting is very essential. Given below are a list of Qualities/Characteristics of a good mother.

Qualities or Characteristics of a Good Mother

Among the parents the mother has a much larger role to play in a child’s life. Who is a good mother? How to be a good mother? Many women do not have any clue on what traits make a good mother. What you may feel is good may not be necessarily good for the child. Each woman is unique by age, background, education and experience and each child is unique too. There are too many variables in parenting and they shift from day to day. The one necessary ingredient in any mothering style is flexibility. In this age where woman work and have successful careers forcing a woman to be a stay at home Mom and take care of children may not a practical one. But In order to succeed at mothering one must be willing to adjust their style according to the current and ever changing needs of the child. Like me, I am sure there are many who may have felt unloved and abandoned as a kid. My childhood experiences even affected my life as an adult that I did not forgive my parents till a few years back. Here are some good Qualities or characteristics to develop to be a good mother to your child.

1) Set a good Example: Since the mother is the most important person in the life of a child it is important for her to be a positive and moral role model and example that the child can look up to, appreciate and honor. Whatever the child observes from her, such as her housekeeping habits, her manners, her relationships with others, the way she spends money and in general her lifestyle, will all undoubtedly affect the child’s character. For instance, the child notices the love and respect a wife displays for her husband, father or others and would be prepared to be loving and affectionate mate when they get married later in life and be respectful to own parents. At the same time when a child sees the parents are disrespectful and arguing always they are influenced by that too. Admit when you do something wrong and don't be afraid to apologize. Also explain how and why you did what you did and why you think it is wrong. This teaches your kids that it's okay to make mistakes, as well as the importance of an apology. Many times you also might have been affected from the mistakes your parents did which you would never want to do to your own kids. Sometimes there may be good things which your parents did which you want your child to experience too. That way our own parents prepare us with the parenting job because by now we know what kind of parent we want to be or how we don't want to be.

2) Be there for the Child: In the initial years of childhood the child needs the mother more. It is very important for the Mom to spend quality time with the child. It is okay to be a friend or buddy to your child but remember that ultimately you are their parent and it is your responsibility to provide them moral and ethical guidance. A good mother is compassionate and gentle, but firm in discipline. A good mother is someone who is there when her child needs her and who puts her child's needs above her own. It is normally seen that the mothers are normally protective about the children. It is essential not to be overprotective to enable the child to develop as an individual and learn from experiences. A good mother is someone who is willing to be a shoulder to cry on and to stand firm in her child's time of need even if you do not agree.

3) Love and Patience: A mother’s love is unmatched. Remember that a mother carried you in her womb, fed you and protected you even when she was in pain and suffering even before you were not born. To a good mother you are special no matter you are young or old, healthy or handicapped, troublesome or obedient. Sometimes it is noticed that parents show partiality among children or treat them badly. This makes a child feel unloved or ignored and can affect their behavior. Do not show partiality among children. It is important to assure a child that he is always loved even when he needs to be disciplined. Also it is important for a mother to keep cool and try to stay patient. When a child does something wrong or want to do something wrong explain the reasons to the child patiently without being too harsh on the child. When a child displays skills or does good deeds it is essential that you show appreciation and encouragement. A mother should also rebuke or show disapproval when she feels that the child has done something wrong without losing the child’s respect for her. Many times it is seen that parents compare their children with others which is wrong because every child is different and comparisons may result them in feeling unworthy or useless. A mother teaches the child good manners and set values for her children.

4) Be a Good Listener: A good mother is a good listener as well. She spends quality time with her children and patiently listens to them when they talk and give them quality advice and help them in negative circumstances. A good mother is always an approachable person for a child to talk. This helps the child to open up and share problems and not be secretive about what he does. Take an interest in your child's interests and make an effort to know him well. A good mother provides a stable and strong foundation for her kids to grow and develop as an individual. Encourage children according to their potential and try to bring out the best in each child. She makes the child develop his skills in whatever area he is good at, as well as remedy the weakness in each child. A mother’s gentle guidance can remedy many a flaw and weakness in the character of the child. Not having someone they can talk to can cause kids to retire into a shell, so make sure you talk to them about how they feel regularly. It is said that a good mom knows the whereabouts of her children and who their friends are. A mother should also be supportive to kids and when she does not approve of something let the child know about it in a nice manner. A good mother will always be there for the child and helps her child set out on their own path.

5) Responsibility: It is said that motherhood is a full time career. If you have brought the child to the world then also be ready to accept the responsibilities that comes along with motherhood. The feeling that a mother didn't want him/her can hurt a child. A good mother makes sure that the requirements of the child are met. She also provides the child with encouragement and tokens of love. She remembers the special days of the child like birthday and makes him special by giving gifts and celebrating. Do not be too tight about money. Though blowing money isn't the best thing to do, do not say no to everything your kid asks for. Many times a mother has to give up a great deal for the sake of the child. Many times she gives up her time, her sleep, pleasures etc to ensure that the child is all right.

Have I left anything or do you have an experience to share, please feel free to add them through your comments.

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Talking of the Qualities of a Good Mother, being a Married or Working Woman who handles the responsibilities at Home or Office itself  is quite a demanding task. And trying to be the Perfect or Ideal Wife and Mom can be even more difficult.
Talking of the Qualities of a Good Mother, being a Married or Working Woman who handles the responsibilities at Home or Office itself is quite a demanding task. And trying to be the Perfect or Ideal Wife and Mom can be even more difficult.
Most Working Mom's even multitask at their place of Work too. Image Courtesy : wpclipart.com
Most Working Mom's even multitask at their place of Work too. Image Courtesy : wpclipart.com

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Comments 61 comments

sengal 4 years ago

you didn't answer my question. Am asking can a mother be a good teacher? This is my question?


Aasiya 4 years ago

very helpful hub. Anamika!


Bipin kandpal 4 years ago

Mother is most important in our childhood life


mother of 2 4 years ago

i got 2 kids of my own ,my dougther 3 my son 2 yrs old. this article really open my eyes ,defineltly something im going to work on


Tania T 4 years ago

MM not sure if it is good to have an ideal to aim for as opposed to trying to be the best possible parent you can be for your child and striving to guide your child/children to be the best they can possibly be. I agree mothers are important but I would also like to add that so too are fathers, grand parents, extended family and friends in fact so too are every human being on the planet. It scares me people try to idealise such a important role as It would set some mothers to feel like they are a failure. I would like to remind everyone as parents we have to have had an opportunity to learn great parenting skills from our own parents and those arounds us. In my opinion it would be better to recognise an opportunity to enhance a mothers knowledge of best parenting practise by showing her exactly what to do as opposed to having an ideal to aim for and labelling what is a perfect mother and what is not as you risk many mothers feeling inadequate which in turn will affect their children.


isaiah 4 years ago

my mom is very mean u will hate here:(


belle 4 years ago

im a mother of 3 kids..15, 13, and 11..i was married 1997 but it didn't work out. We got separated, My eldest at that time is 7 years old. He decided that he wants to go with me. It really hurts me when i give my other 2 kids to my husband. If only i have a job, if only i have a mother who will support me even we are poor i guess my 3 kids will be together with me. But sad to say my mom tells me to give it all to my husband for i have nothing to give to my kids. i have no choice..i was afraid of what will be the future of my kids if they are all with me with no one to lean on even my very own family.i don't know what to do. im helpless im angry, everything. im losing hope at that time.

i apply so many jobs but sometimes im failed because i didn't finish my course.

then one day, a man came. he was older than me with one special child.we get along each other because of one reason. until he get me together with my eldest.

now that my son is getting older or become a teenager i cant stop him for all that he wants, i don't know y. im tired of him. ive done my part..i try to give everything to him. that sometimes i told him im tired and i really want to die.i really don't know what to do with my son. maybe its my fault that i don't give him much attenion that he needed when he was a boy. i really don't know what to do. i hope you will help me..thank you for reading my letter


Andrew 4 years ago

I can't 100% agree with your comments, espescially that mothers are the most important. This statement seems to be from the dark ages. It's not about Mothering but Parenting. I, as a Father do just as much as my wife in regards to moral guidance 'which I'm aware is a certain fatherly trait', and also the looking after. We have 4 children and each one is commended as upstanding.

Credit should be shown to Parents not just Mothers. It seems sexist!


Jaime Ieraci 4 years ago

This is for Tom's post from 2 weeks ago. I am a relatively new mother at 35 years old. I feel greatly for your pain. You should be commended for your efforts to join law enforcement AND especially for not giving up! You are a wonderful human being to care so deeply about things, that is great and admirable quality. Just remember that a mother is also human and has faults of her own. I only a few years ago learned that my own mother's childhood was not a good one. She was not raised in the happiest of environments and so I can't fault her for raising me the way she did. She did the best she could with the tools that her life afforded her. As I'm sure your mother did. She probably thinks that "tough love" will help you in some way and is doing what she thinks is best for you. But like the article states, just because it may have worked for her, doesn't mean it will work for you. It's important for moms to remember to parent each child the way THEY need to be parented. They (we) are not a one size fits all. I hope that you continue to grow that inner strength you have to keep fighting for what you want. Every successful person I know has faced very long and tough roads to the top.. but they are successful because they never gave up. No matter what, hang in there! Hang in until you can't hang anymore.. and then hang on tighter. Because it WILL get better.


Tom Nguyen 4 years ago

I am not a mother, but I do have one. I have a true story to share with everyone and want your opinions. I am currently 20 years old who lives with his mom. I'm not a the typical 3.0 and above Asian teenager. I love sports and games. I do value happiness over money. I always wanted to join law enforcement, so I applied to LASD to become a sheriff. I passed the written test and made my mother proud. My mother then expected for me to pass the oral interview. I failed. I felt like I shame my mom since she has high expectations for me. All my close friends successfully passed their orals. This was a lot pressure for me. I came forth and told her how I felt. My mother came to my comfort and told me that she will love me through thick and thin. That was very emotional for me. Today is my retake on the oral interview. I failed again. Again I told my mother that I failed over the phone. This time she told me that I am a failure because of my girlfriends and friends and I have no hope in life. Also told me that she gave up on me. This was devastating. I barely cry because of my manliness, but this time I busted in tears. I wrote her a letter in Vietnamese stating I will leave home in a journey and do not want to failed her again. After I finished my tears, I regain the strength and courage to think things through and decided not to give up yet. Since I love her so much, I will keep on living but the pain will not go away. Here are somethings that are stuck in my head. "I am useless, I bring shame to my mom, I really tried my best, I am jobless, I have failed my mother many times"


themi 4 years ago

wow i learnt a lot im gonna be a good mother too.thanx


Ruca Ratunibulu 4 years ago

i will be the best mum to my son....and im proud to be one!!!!


Tanja 5 years ago

I think the characteristics are fair traits of a good mother. However, I also think many women judge other mothers way too harshly, mother's judge mothers when they should be more supportive.

I have a three year old and another one on the way. I have never ever hit my child, I do not believe in spanking at all. In fact when my son hits me I teach him to not hit, I use a calm down chair, when other's hit my son at play groups, I taught him to say do not hit me. There have been times when I gently hit him to get his attention but not to hurt him, and he said "mommy do not hit me", I then explained, "your right, mommy should never hit, but right now I need you to listen to me".

Yesterday was one of those times. We are at the mall, it was sooooo busy. My son asked to go to the bathroom, he had pull ups on. I took him, we had to wait. In the bathroom, it was too late, he had done a big one in his diapers, I had no diapers or under pants on me. So, I thought I would clean him and let him go commando until we got home. However, with all the noise going on around us, he got distracted. He started to put his hands in the toilet, he threw the wipes I had in the toilet, I had to fish them out. I said his name in a frustrated tone. Then I began to wipe him but he kept putting his hands there and I didn't want him to touch it and get it all over. So, I hit him gently to get his attention, more like a tap and I said harshly "pay attention, that is dirty". My son said loudly "don't hit me, don't hit me!", I said "I do not mean to hit you but I want you to pay attention". Well,he continued to crawl his fingers on the sides of the wall, walk forward and opent the door as I am trying to pull up his pants.

My husband was waiting outside. I washed his hands and I was frustrated, my son still had a smile on his face as he was crawling his hands up and down the wall. I grabbed him and said "we have to wash your hands! geez, what is with you today". Anyway, my husband asked what was going on, because he heard two older ladies come out of the washroom and say that I "smacked" my kid and he was yelling "don't hit me". This was not true. My son never cried and in my eyes if a son can tell his mom "don't hit me", it means he was never raised with spanking, because children who are spanked would not say that because to them it is normal and they may cry and have outbursts and get their feelings hurt more easily or not know how to express themselves. My son just turned 3 as well. I am proud that he has the words to express to me without hesitation what he needs and wants and what not to do and to tell me when he doesn't like what I do. This is a child who has no fear of me, which is what I want from him. I do not want to raise my children with any fear, he also knew I was frustrated, he knows the word and sometimes he pushes buttons to see how frustrated I can get and other times, I give him a warning that mommy is getting frustrated and he stops. In this case, he was in his own little world and there were too many distractions with the hustle and bustle of shopping goers and christmas being right around the corner.

In any case, women are so quick to judge other mothers instead of offering support. I have also been that mother in the the mall who saw a mother hitting her child, the child was not crying and she was obviously anxious and scattered, instead of judging, I approached her and asked her if I could help her in any way. She asked me to hold the stroller to get her son buckled in and then she explained, her son ran off and security had to look for him, she had never been so scared in all her life, she didn't know what to do. I saw other women pass her by giving her the evil stare of how could that mother hit a child and now he is screaming. He was not screaming because she hit him, he was screaming because she was trying to get him into the stroller. I can sympathise, 3 is a difficult age, but before judging, I suggest when other women see mothers in the mall in the same frustrated and anxious position, offer some support and assistance. Some mothers may snap back and not want help and some will appreciate it. That situation has also happened to me and someone offered some support by trying to calm my son down and giving him a lollypop to get in the stroller so he would not run off on me again.

To be a good parent, one does need support from family, friends, strangers and the community, we are all in this together. As mothers we are often too hard on ourselves. We also need to admit to our children when we make mistakes and be able to openly make apologies as well. We need to teach our children that we love them and we do the best with what we have at the time. We need to explain why we do things we do and what makes us angry and frustrated and we need to lay out our expectations for our kids before we go out or do anything, so they know what they can also expect from us.

Good luck to all mothers out there and I may judge from time to time, but I would also then offer support in the heat of the moment because when thought about situations can always be handled differently when it comes to loving your children. It never seems enough.


Sujatha Saravanan 5 years ago

Thanks to your hub, It is really helpful. I am a mother of 4 years old girl.


kim 5 years ago

I will be the best mom to my baby i believe all mom should be good to their kinds and the dads needs need to be their to that will be good on his end this go out to the moms and dads ..................


Amrita 5 years ago

Thanks to your hub, It is really helpful. I am a mother of 6 years old boy.


abu nana fatimah 5 years ago

nice one i pray God guide all parent to carry out their responsibilities as good mother and father, and God direct the children well for us.


gloria moleli 5 years ago

my own mother was always there when in need except that she could not pay attention to my feelings instead decides for me,therefore i could not trust my own feelings.i wish that she was still alive and give me that chance again.i am a mother of two sons aged 7 and 2.i will do my best to listen to their suggestions and help on them


tessie 5 years ago

your such a good writer you know all that u wrote was a fit to me i was glad that theres someone like u more power to u keep up the good works


amber 5 years ago

Excellent article. I really appriciated it...it helped to reinforce a lot of the things that stress, time, and situtions have lead me astray from...My mother is probably as different from this article as possible but I also spent several years being raised by my aunt who seems to have used some of these tactics... I've also lived in multiple foster homes as a child where I think this article could be useful....I would like to thank you about adding the section in reguards to taking care of your childrens needs... I say this because I am the step-mother of a child who's biological mother has neglected all things from her court approved visitation, to giving her daughter prescription medication that she just received after taking her to the emergancy room because she neglected to take proper care of her prior to that, I've just found that this day in age more and more parents are forgetting that their childrens needs are just as important as their needs and more important than their wants. I also liked that you mentioned spending time with you children.. this can be a very difficult thing to do in this day in age but even just 30mins of one on one time between parent and child can make a difference... I would however like to point out that this should be QUALITY time spent doing constructive activities or communicating things of a positive or moral aspect. To the mothers and fathers out there who are victoms of abusive relationships I would like to say LEAVE THE ABUSER....It doesn't set a good example for you children... it places you in harms way.... it places them in harms way... and more often than not it teaches them to be abusers or victims of abuse themselves and that's not what you want for you child/ern sorry about the typos and thank you


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Vanessa Anderson 5 years ago from The Sunshine State

Great hub! You've outlined so much of what I try to be everyday. I know there's no such thing as perfection, but you definitely show the way to get as close as humanly possible. Thanks so much for writing this!


sur 5 years ago

Me too agree that mother is the best teacher to her child whoever baby boy or baby girl. A motther must be concious in her action because a child is following what is seen not told. I think father's support is too necessary.


rica 5 years ago

I am here cos I just had a fight with my mum...

Ever since I was a kid, she was never my friend. and now am 25. She believes what people say to her about me than what I say to her. Just three hours ago, she told me she doesn't care what I do with my useless life, and I am a disappointment and failure. I just completed my master degree in public health months ago, and I am currently job hunting.

Your mum is supposed to be your number one cheerleader. What do you do when yours doesn't even offer you a shoulder to cry but instead, is the reason you are crying in the first place?

My boyfriend and I broke up early this year, and we were together for four years. I know I wasn't the perfect girlfriend, cos I realized up till now, I had to rely on others for my happiness, simply because I have never felt accepted or loved by my own mother. My dad tries to be there, but there are some things you can't discuss with a father. While my dad encouraged me during my break up, my mother was busy calling my ex to find out what happened. When she found out somethings my ex and I only knew about each other, she insulted me so much I began to contemplate suicide. But then, I remember how much I love life, and the greater opportunities and life ahead of me. I so wanna get married and start a family of my own, with a man that loves me. I have always had an idea of the kind of mother I wanna be, definitely not my type of mother, but just reading your article brought good tears to my eyes. I cant wait to marry, get pregnant, I look forward to the sickness associated with pregnancy, I look forward to the pains of childbirth...I look forward to been a great mum. Thanks for your article.Its heart warming


Goitseone  5 years ago

this is a very perfect hub because most of the young parents don't know anything on how to take care of their children.Thank you for informing us to be better parents


Savita Maurya 5 years ago

Wow post !! really motherhood is a full time career..

Thanks to this post.. learnt may parenting tips from it..


millie 5 years ago

THANKS A LOT.REALLY IT WILL HELP ME IN FUTURE.


smii 5 years ago

This hub is a perfect hub & good guide for all the new mothers.


chioma nwuko 5 years ago

great, dis has helped me a lot especially being a good wife and mother to my children. Thanks a lot for dis article


michcm 5 years ago

THANKS A LOT! YOUR ARTICLES HELPED ME IN MOST WAYS SPECIALLY FOR A NEW MOTHER LIKE ME. KEEP POSTING MORE. regards.


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daffodil2010 5 years ago

very good hub! congratulations! thanks for sharing


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shampa sadhya 5 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

Parents are also human and to err is humane. Being a mother is rewarding and sometimes quite tasking but above all a learning experience. Actually, every parent learns from his folly and no wonder he tries to rectify himself to become a good parent. No one wants to become a bad example and nurture a child badly. It's a matter of time and I am sure your hub will extremely help those who genuinely wants to become a good parent.


alma 5 years ago

Hi!

I read your message about how to be a good mother, I search this hub, because as mother sometimes I didn't control my temper to hits my child, because they didn’t follow my advised, but at their age 6 and 8 years old I think it is not right to hit them. Because when I hit them after that I cry, and I asked my self why? And this morning I read your letter and it gives me strong and I know now, how can I good mother to my child. And pleased give me advice how can I control my self? Thank you very much.


Ingrid 6 years ago

lovely hub... i agree with mother is a full time career!


katrice 6 years ago

Before i was getting ready to have my baby i would always say to myslef? i wonder how it is to be a good mother and how to change my daughter's dipper or how to feed her with her bottle. but when you think about it this is your baby and you have ever thing in your power to help your baby and youslef i did it when i was 16 years old


al_masculine 6 years ago

I thought I have read this already but I think your previous work was 'how to be a good parent, not just one. Okay, I will love to read the one you wrote, how to be a good father, then. Take care...


Katie Mac 6 years ago

I love your hub, reading them I was crying and wishing my mother and father could read it is well, As all the thing you put down on the article about Mum The World, I think my mum try her best to do the exact opposite, but in front of people she always act like "best mother in the world". She is now 70 years old I guess will be harder to get change. I will be very happy if she could do 10% of your article so I don't have to had nightmare very night about her. Anyway I will set a good role model mum to my two beautiful son and I am 100% agree with your hub. Keep up the good work. Thank you.


kris 6 years ago

i liked your article very much . its very inspiring and a lot to learn. i have a problem. my husband is very abusive and also hits me often in front of my daughter. and again after few days he comes and comforts me. and again the histroy repeats. I try hard to comfort my child so that she forgets everything but my husband doesn't understand. he keeps abusing me in front of her. i am afraid that however much i try to kee my child away from all this she is somehow getting affected. please advise. i am taking all the abuses from my husband because my childs future should not be spoilt for my decision.


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H P Roychoudhury 6 years ago from Guwahati, India

It is a wonderful article and a lesson for a 'Mother, and Parents as well'. I completely agree with you "What a child learns in the initial years always have a lasting impression on his mind so good parenting is very essential".


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angela_michelle 6 years ago from United States

This is a really good hub! I appreciated on a very deep level. Very insightful, just full of wisdom!


Tara Johnston 6 years ago

You are the most important role model to your children that's true. It is probably most important to model being happy. The challenge with a laundry list of requirements is that you can soon become "unhappy" as you struggle to meet the ideal image you have of motherhood. Your children show you just what it is you need to grow yourself. Be kind and gentle as you learn.


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samsons1 6 years ago from Tennessee

After I posted my hub I noticed yours as a related hub so I read yours. Enjoyed this very much and would like you to read mine and feel free to comment. Thanks


Melinda 6 years ago

I am not a Mother, but I am doing a sermon on Sunday about Motherhood and the points that you have made here are really good. My Mother passed away last year and I am really missing her! This just brings back memories of growing up.

Be Blessed


Ren 6 years ago

Its very important to be a good role model to your kids. These are great tips. Always encourage college even when they are young.


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Lamme 6 years ago

Great advice. It's not always easy to be the mother we want to be, but you set out some great ideals to strive for. Too bad more people don't understand the impact our actions have on our children. Thanks for a very nice article.


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cbris52 6 years ago

Setting a Good example is a great tip for Mothers! I love your writing style.


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jpshaw 6 years ago from Fraser Valley, BC Canada

Good Hub and I agree with most of what you said.


netra0007 6 years ago

You have done a great job & thanks so much for all this what you have given to us.

"It is said that motherhood is a full time career." i agree!

THANKS AGAIN


PrakashT 6 years ago

Fantastic Hub! Every parent must read it (not only mother but father too).


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kimbaustin 7 years ago from Sunny California

Great post. I love hearing other women's perspectives on the toughest job out there. You might want to check out my post on "How Much are Mom's Worth", and remember how much of a miracle worker you are every day.


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wendybrausch 7 years ago

lovely hub


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Anamika S 7 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India Author

Thanks for the appreciation packerpack. I would visit the hub you mentioned. Thanks for the information.


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packerpack 7 years ago from India, Calcutta

You have written such a lovely Hub Anamika. I really appreciate your effort. Parenting is no joke especially today when we have so many ways that can spoil a kid. I am really grateful that my parents did it so well and it is because of this I am what I am. All thanks to them!

Hey just now I read a similar Hub from charanjeet, she has written about the ways in which parent can control their kids accessing Internet. I think you will like that!


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Anamika S 7 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India Author

Thanks for expressing your Opinion Tony.


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tonymac04 7 years ago from South Africa

Great Hub thanks. More mothers and fathers should read it. Love and peace

Tony


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Anamika S 7 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India Author

Thanks for the visit maggs224


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maggs224 7 years ago from Sunny Spain

I enjoyed your hub very much and I look forward to reading more of your hubs


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Anamika S 7 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India Author

Thanks for the Comment Mitali. It is nice that you still have a mothers shoulder to cry on. My mother is no more. Even when she was alive I never had that shoulder to cry on.


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Mitali Kadakia 7 years ago

Very nice hub.I remembered my childhood and I think I am lucky to get a mother who has all the qualities you mentioned in your hub to be a good mother,and I still sometimes get my Mothers shoulder to cry.


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Anamika S 7 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India Author

I am happy that both of you agree with my view. Thanks for the visit bingskee and kunika.


kunika 7 years ago

your hub is so good Anamika that mother is supposed to be the the idle person, and she is the only one who sacrifice anything for her child.GREAT JOB!


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bingskee 7 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

very nice hub. what strikes me is the line 'what may be good for you may not be good for the child. very true'.

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