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mother

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a. a female who has given birth to offspring
b. (as modifier): a mother bird
2. a title given to certain members of female religious orders
3. Christian Science God as the eternal Principle

mother

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a stringy slime containing various bacteria that forms on the surface of liquids undergoing acetous fermentation. It can be added to wine, cider, etc. to promote vinegar formation

What does it mean when you dream about your mother?

The mother bestows life, love, and nurturing. Seeing a child being nursed suggests shelter, comfort, and protection. Seeing one’s own mother in the dream reflects guidance and care. Being the mother in a dream denotes taking care of self or of a significant relationship in the dreamer’s life. Alternatively, a mother can be a negative symbol if one has unpleasant association’s with one’s own mother.

mother

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(engineering acoustics)
A mold derived by electroforming from a master; used to produce the stampers from which disk records are molded in large quantities. Also known as metal positive.

mother

Mother

(dreams)
The relationship that we have with our mother is the most psychologically significant relationship of all. Rarely all good or all bad, our mothers always invoke powerful emotions. We may dream about our mothers in many different forms. She may be disguised in our dreams, and it is our job to find her in there. If you are dreaming about your mother, you may be addressing some issues or concerns in your dream, or your dream may be based on a valuable memory. The general image of “mother” in a dream may symbolize a variety of feelings and ideas: caring, nurturing, love, acceptance, hard work, sacrifice, martyrdom, etc. The mother in your dream could also represent “collective unconscious, ” the source of the “water of life, ” and the yin. Carl Jung suggests that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men the collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force, or current, inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part of us that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well, we have balance and experience awareness leading to peace and productivity.
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The nuns had told my adopted mum all along that my birth mother was missing but she wasn't, she had never moved address.
I was born a healthy, normal child and then, from what I know, at the age of about two weeks my birth mother dropped me on the floor and kicked me in the head," said Craig.
Suzanne was eventually reunited with her birth mother and siblings eight years ago after noticing a family member's name in the Evening Chronicle.
Two adoptive mothers expressed worry about the children the birth mother was parenting: "The birth mother is suffering from mental illness, and the child moves in and out of foster care.
But after six months of not hearing from her birth mother, her world crumbles.
We anticipated that the LHC, by providing the birth mother with a visual instrument for reviewing the child's life span while asking a similar question about custody, would produce responses that were comparable to those received at wave 2.
It's possible that the birth mother may not be receptive to a reunion, or she may be open to meeting once or twice to answer questions but not interested in cultivating a long-term relationship.
It is a common belief, reinforced by media sensationalizing, that a birth mother can come back during the child's life and reclaim her offspring.
A WOMAN has travelled 10,000 miles to find her birth mother after uncovering a family secret.
Tip is pushed out of the way of a car by an unknown woman, who is injured by her action, and the family comes to realize she is their birth mother and her 11-year-old daughter is their sister.
Told in poetic verse, it depicts a young Chinese girl who has been adopted by a mother in North America and celebrates the role of both birth mother and adoptive mother in shaping who she is to become.
This is what happened to Elyse Schein after she decided to search for her birth mother.