MOTHERING AND SMOTH­ER­ING. TWO VERY SIM­I­LAR WORDS IN ANNUNCIATION BUT, BY GEEZ BY GINGO, THEIR MEAN­INGS ARE PO­LAR OP­PO­SITE!

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What is mothering? And what is smoth­er­ing? And which do you choose? First we must un­der­stand that mothering is not re­stricted to those who have given birth to a child. In truth, we can all play the role of a mother (even those males out there). The mother role, in truth: Pro­vides love, care, nur­tur­ing, de­vel­op­ment and so much more as they sup­port young peo­ple to be­come in­de­pen­dent, re­spon­si­ble and con­nected be­ings. Knows the beauty of a child comes from the inside out and knows a child’s essence is of far greater im­por­tance than any­thing their child does. Em­braces their child as a hu­man be­ing and never as a hu­man do­ing. Sup­ports a child to live and meet their full po­ten­tial, in the know­ing that inside that small body is one very wise and al­ready al­l­know­ing be­ing who sim­ply re­quires guid­ance,

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