This physiological effect of grooming suggests that a change in the female pup's brain governs the animal's own mothering
styles, the team concludes in the Oct.
In mainstream liberal opinion, support for full-time mothering
is usually equated with naive nostalgia, while working mothers are often portrayed as victims of sexism, culturally imposed guilt, and benighted public policies.
We honour Mary for bearing, mothering
, and preparing Jesus for His role as our Redeemer.
What maternal nurturing Brent subsequently receives, however, inevitably prefigures the mothering
that she later gives: fragmented and inadequate.
Derived from one unpublished, undated, anonymous "report on preadolescent girls in a Polish neighborhood" in Chicago, which "noted that the girls there had 'the little mother spirit well-developed,' "he never considered what good mothering
may have meant to the author, although it may have been no more than keeping the children clean.