A mother's central responsibility is to protect and nurture her children and help them to grow up to become productive human beings. The responsibilities that a mother has often depends on the state of her household and ... More »

Aphrodite was the ancient Greek goddess responsible for love, fertility and beauty. In her ancient Roman form, Venus, she was also the goddess associated with modesty. Her symbols are the dove, apple, scallop shell and m... More »

Typical job responsibilities for a midwife include providing prenatal care, assisting during labor and delivery, managing postpartum care, and providing advice for breastfeeding or newborn care, according to WebMD. A cer... More »

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The phrase "tiger mom" is defined as a strict disciplinarian mother who demands high achievement from her children and maintains control of their activities. The phrase was first coined in the book "Battle Hymn of the Ti... More »

Men are less apt to perceive talking to infants as beneficial; the more positive a relationship a parent has with her mother, the more likely she is to perceive talking to infants as worthwhile; and children in foster ca... More »

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In traditional patriarchal society, the father takes on the role of the provider and ultimate decision maker, while the mother cares for the children and handles the family's daily domestic affairs according to the Ameri... More »

According to Family Share, a mother's example influences the way her children allow others to treat them, how they treat others and the way they view their bodies. A mother's influence varies based on circumstances and t... More »