A Look at Different Mothering Styles

Mothers are great and there is no denying that. They are our friends, our fathers, and our companions throughout our entire lives, and no matter how much we thank them, it is never enough. However, there are times when the mothering style of our mother, or the mother of someone else might sound or look odd to us, or to someone else. This is common, because every other has a different style of caring, and while some methods are nurturing, others can be a lot more damaging than you might believe in the first place.

In this article, we explore different types of mothers who have different methods of caring for their child, or mothering styles as the title of this article puts it.

The Cold Catcher

Cold is not a good thing to go through and some mothers have a knack of tracking down even the most minor signs of cold. They will do everything to prevent their child from getting cold, and while it is certainly a good thing, it can get a bit overwhelming for some people.

The Smarter One

Every mother wants their child to grow up and be smart. However, there are mothers who overdo it. By what degree? Well, you would see them playing Beethoven for their children, taking them to different language, or sports classes, and finding colleges way before the age of the child. There is nothing wrong with it, but all these high expectations can lead the child to be scared, and even depressed in some cases.

Kids Are Everything

I am not sure about you but I have certainly experienced a mother like this one; this is the type of mother who will shun anyone talking to her just to reply to her own kids, and while that is certainly not a bad thing, there can be situations in which it can be a problem.

The Sugar Hater

This is the type of mother who is caring in a way that is never a good thing. Sure, sugar is not as good, but as long as it is not excessive, it is fine. This is something that is not understood by this type of mother, and that is why she tries to shun anything and everything that has sugar in it. Not a healthyt thing to do.

The One Against Babysitters

This mother will keep telling you how she never has time for herself, and you believe her too, but when the time comes to suggest her a babysitter that is great, because you have personally experienced them, she simply denies hiring one because she does not trust a babysitter, not one bit. Sure, the mother might have her own reasons, or concerns, but you need to understand that her detest towards babysitters is normally unwarranted, and without any reasons.

Yes, it is okay to be protective towards your children, but one should never overdo it, and avoid it whenever possible for the better.