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Parents are the first teachers in a child’s life and play a vital role in shaping their lives. Mothers are as compared to fathers more responsible for nurturing kids and growing them, mostly because fathers are working and they hardly get time in a day. But is only a mother responsible for a child’s development?
The answer is clearly no, in fact, children by looking at their mother’s sacrifices, and how they manage each thing at home and outside easily, can learn from them. Working mothers are mostly made to listen that ‘you are least concerned about your child, you don’t pay attention to your kids, you should stop working because mothers responsibility is to take care of child and family.
But working mothers don’t hinder in development of their child, because if she works, still manages job and personal life, looks after child’s every little need, also gives that quality time and efforts to family. Many women work so that they can help their partners in some way or the other and some of them work so that both father and mother can raise a child in the best possible way.
We only see this in a negative way but there are positive things to look upon, like Valuing time – this teaches a child that time is indispensable and makes understand the value of time; it also makes children independent in a way while looking at working parents they learn to make decisions for themselves; it also helps to understand how to manage stress and manage work life and home life.
So there are many things which child can learn from working mothers. In the words of Michelle Obama, “For me, being a mother made me a better professional, because coming home every night to my girls reminded me of what I was working for. And being professional made me a better mother because by pursuing my dreams, I was modeling for my girls how to pursue their dreams.”