The Bond Between Mother And Children

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Agatha Christie once said: “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” This wonderful author is accurate in her depiction of the fascinating bond between mother and child. Such a bond creates a great sense of responsibility, which leads to the mother’s sacrifices towards their child. However, this was a different story in the past, when women were considered inferior being, only brought up in order to become housewives. Back then, the mother’s sacrifices were minimal, however as society progressed, so did the women that finally became considered equal to men. Women were finally allowed to pursue their ambitions, …show more content…
Poduval and Poduval (2009) explain that working mothers actually spend more “quality” time with their children and families. This is different from time spent together within the same room, as working mothers prepare specific activities and plans with their children, which contributes to improved interactions within the household in addition to a more positive family environment. Additionally, Poduval and Posduval (2009) argue that a mother’s employment has no negative effect on the children, as their study suggest that the children of working mothers have no issues with their cognitive development. Indeed their study has shown that a mother’s employment is not problematic, and should not be considered problematic as it has clearly no negative effect on the cognitive development of the child. Thompson, Goldberg and Prause (2010) seem to agree with the above statement as they claim that a working mother’s children are more likely to achieve better grades at school. This is due to the psychosocial effect that a working mother has on her children, which results in the said children being motivated, which in turn leads to increased achievement. Consequently this proves that the children are safe and that mothers should not have to worry when returning back to work. As such it is clear that mothers should not be worried about their children as they are likely to become better parents and spend more quality time with their children, which leads to improved cognitive development. This along with the fact that the children of working mothers achieve better grades at school should be enough to prove that a working mother does benefit the household as a

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