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What is the most important job of a mother?

Aside from keeping our kids safe, what is the most important job you have as mother?
Renee
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Reneek1973

Asked by Reneek1973 at 9:31 AM on May. 22, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • To be there for your LO. Anything that kid needs is your job. Whether it just be the essentials like food and drink or if the kid needs you to kiss a boo-boo.
    momma_bear0911

    Answer by momma_bear0911 at 9:37 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • To love your child with everything you have. If you do that everything else they need will fall in place.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 9:38 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • Unconditional love.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 9:39 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • to teach your children how to survive in "the wild" (unconditional love is part of that)
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:45 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • Sacrifice.....it's knowing when to do all the important jobs of a mom.
    Seriously though, I can't really pick one over the other, but sacrifice was the first thought.
    I've been a mother for 14 years almost 15 and sometimes the hardest job is knowing the right thing to do, with that right thing always comes some sort of sacrifice, even if it is that little piece of you that slowly breaks to pieces because you know your child/children are growing up, or they have to learn the hard way. Sometimes the only thing as a mother that we can do is learn to sit back and shut up....so yea Sacrifice is my answer.
    kitchenwitch78

    Answer by kitchenwitch78 at 9:52 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • To love and to protect our children.
    bloomsr

    Answer by bloomsr at 9:59 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • To be there for your children -- in whatever way needed (love, support, discipline, help, cheerleader --everything)
    BaileysMom476

    Answer by BaileysMom476 at 10:22 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • Being an "active" parent. Whether it's good or bad, always be there...
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 10:57 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • I think loving your kids unconditionally is a mother's most important job.
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 1:38 PM on May. 22, 2011

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