20 Amazing Things Every Mom Does for Her Kids

There are common things that every mom does for her kids, but there are also some truly incredible things that deserve special mention.
20 Amazing Things Every Mom Does for Her Kids

Last update: 08 June, 2022

There are things that are, let’s say… commonplace, that every mom does for her kids. Among them, we can talk about caring for their belly button, changing their diapers, bathing them, etc. These are essential actions that are carried out when a woman becomes a mother because the health and life of her newborn depend on them. Since the world began, mothers have been doing these things.

On the other hand, there are some things mothers do that are unbelievable. Things that even though we see them every day and we ourselves put them into practice, deserve to be recognized as magnanimous and worthy of highlighting. We’ll tell you about them in this post.

Moms breastfeed even if it’s painful

Breastfeeding shouldn’t hurt. Whoever thinks that is completely wrong. Women’s breasts are prepared for breastfeeding.

But breastfeeding, unfortunately, isn’t always as wonderful as it’s often seen in the movies, or as some mothers claim it to be.

Not infrequently, due to incorrect methods usually motivated by inexperience, the nipple and areola are filled with cracks, sores, and hurt a lot, especially when it’s time to breastfeed.

However, whether it’s uncomfortable or not, mothers remain stoic and endure the pain for as many days, weeks, and months as necessary.

Moms breastfeed even if it’s painful, yes, because breast milk is the best food a child can receive.

When it comes to giving health and life, postpartum mothers perform extraordinary actions.

Make sacrifices

If we talk about sacrifice, there’s no doubt that mothers are the prime example. No one knows what it means to immolate oneself for another being, to endure hunger and thirst if necessary, and to offer their dreams another being as much as a mother does.

Mothers don’t sleep, they don’t rest. Their bodies are endowed with a special gene that makes them stoic and immune to fatigue.

If you have to give everything, even your life, for the child sleeping in that cradle, you’ll give it, without any hesitation.

A mother yawning while her baby sucks on her finger.

Unconditional love

Another thing every mom does for her kids is love them unconditionally. Mothers know about feelings. They know what unconditional love is, love at first sight, the ideal partner. They’re specialized in attachment, affection, devotion…

Some say that there’s no other love in the world like that of a mother. Whether it’s totally true or not, mothers do know how to love like creatures that were “made” for it.

20 incredible things that every mom does for her kids

Breastfeeding, sacrificing, loving. In addition to these three incredible things, which may seem trivial to the incredulous, but which carry a significant amount of miracle in them, good mothers do many others.

A mother has all the patience in the world to deal with her child. Whenever she needs it, nature endows her with this quality.

She’s tolerant. She develops the capacity to accept her children exactly as they are; because contrary to being alien to her, they belong to her, they’re the fruit of her womb.

A mother’s forgiveness knows no limits. It has the magnificent peculiarity of being infinite. When a child asks for forgiveness, and even if they don’t ask for it, a mother forgives them and leaves the mistake in the past as if it had never happened. Taking the positive from such an experience and suppressing the guilt and punishment.

A cartoon drawing of a mother kissing her sons forehead.

The seventh amazing thing every mom does for her kids is strive for her own self-improvement. Maybe not the improvement of her intellect, but the cultivation of her soul, her manners, her character, her reaction to the stimuli the world gives her. Mom grows to serve as an example.

A woman who becomes a mother protects her little ones and learns to defend them from everything and everyone.

She teaches them, as the best of educators, so that her children learn to walk a path that will be complicated, full of obstacles; along which they’ll have to live numerous setbacks. A steep rocky path along which mom will accompany them as a faithful companion. To hold their hands, to push them forward, to applaud them, and to dry their tears in any struggle.

Mothers have superpowers

  • A mother knows where things are and can find them quickly, whether they’re everyday items that have been misplaced or random objects that the family seldom uses.
  • She interprets the guttural sounds of her little ones, the sulking and sullenness of her adolescents, the hermeticism as they grow. It’s as if she knows the different languages of their feelings.
  • She has the most expressive eyes and silences. Her gaze penetrates the soul.
  • When resources are scarce, she multiplies them. In times of abundance, she’s sober and discreet.
  • She has a sixth sense that allows her to suggest an umbrella even though the day is bright and cloudy. The best thing to do is to go back and get it, because the rain will surprise you on the street.
  • If you tally up everything you’ve done for the day, you might think it’s been done by several people. But no, it’s all been done by a mother–the same one who turns off the light at bedtime and who welcomes you first thing the next morning with breakfast on the table.
  • She’s not a chef, but her flavors and recipes always surprise you.
  • If by tidying up the house you think you’ve put things in their place, wait for a mother to come by and display her judgment. You’ll observe that she achieves a balance and proportion in the arrangement of things that only a mathematical equation can unravel.
  • The word economy comes from the Greek “oikos” which means household and from “nomos”, administration. The two come together as oikonomos, which strictly speaking means the administration of the household. Mothers are undoubtedly the greatest economists. And their work is invaluable in the support and maintenance of the household and, therefore, of society as a whole.

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