motherhood motherhood  /ˈmə ðər ˌhʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother

Usage(s):

  1. Then comes marriage and the steamroller of daily existencehis job for a big company, her wife-and-motherhood.
  2. Renewable fuels has become one of those motherhood-and-apple-pie catchphrases, as unobjectionable as the troops or the middle class.
  3. She also turned to the Internet, where she believes the new, franker voice of motherhood was born and nurtured.

News

  1. The new dads: Diaper duty's just the start

    NEW YORK (AP) — Laura Radocaj of Vero Beach, Fla., was warned when she was pregnant with twins that motherhood would be harder than she imagined — especially because she planned to go back to work while the twins were still babies. "But this has been the easiest transition," said Radocaj, 28, who works from home in corporate communications.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. They don't just change diapers: New generation of dads views parenting as equal partnership

    NEW YORK — Laura Radocaj of Vero Beach, Fla., was warned when she was pregnant with twins that motherhood would be harder than she imagined — especially because she planned to go back to work while the twins were still babies.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. When stresses of motherhood become too much, where do you turn?

    When the stresses of motherhood get to be too much, there are several places and people they can turn to.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTHV Little Rock

Quotes

  1. "She's young, she popped into motherhood very fast," Pinkett Smith says of Holmes. "If you think about the transition she's done, with as much grace she's had, and on top of it with the attacks -- I don't know how she does it."
    on May 4, 2007 By: Jada Pinkett Smith Source: CNN

  2. "I chose to call my collection for A Pea in the Pod Lavish because there is no grander name to express everything you want to give yourself and the child growing within you," Klum said in a statement. "For Motherhood Maternity, Loved is a...
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Heidi Klum Source: Us Magazine

  3. She added: "There are so many children who don't have parents, or anyone to love them, and so many women who would make amazing mothers. It's a matter of making them see that there is still a part of themselves that can make motherhood happen."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Gwyneth Paltrow Source: Times of India

Word of the Day
periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /