earth mother

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earth mother

1. A female goddess of fertility. Since I still haven't gotten pregnant, I've started praying to an earth mother.
2. A particularly nurturing and/or fertile woman. My yoga teacher is so kind and warm—she's a real earth mother. My sister has five kids already, and now, she's pregnant again! She's practically an earth mother.
See also: earth, mother
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l On your birthday he buys you How to Be an Earth Mother by someone called Valerie Ovaries-Fertilia, even though you asked for the new Gabrielle album.
I'm the worrier, but she's like an earth mother - she's so calm, it's impressive."
"I'm an earth mother. I liked being pregnant and giving birth and breastfeeding.
According to a source, Kerr may come across as an Earth Mother but she loves the high life and Packer, who is dubbed as Australia's richest bachelor, can provide the sort of lifestyle and security very few could give her.
"'Since antiquity and before there has always been an Earth goddess overseeing the harvest an Earth mother if you will in every culture.
She's ditched black leather and sunglasses to take on a new role as an earth mother. So this sci-fi babe's kung-fu moves are out.
"This year I wanted to use a person, originally it was to be androgynous but it was decided that an earth mother holding the sun is a particularly powerful figure.
The second one, Lazzaro, 1929, has as its protagonist Sara, who also can be seen as an Earth Mother. In both dramas Marta Abba starred in the leading role.
Lynx is an earth mother who thinks every country should have an area set aside "for wild men and women".
Kat (or Katima) works for her mother Abra (no last name), a midwife, an earth mother type.
She's been an earth mother, actress, children's author, megastar recording artist, cult member and now...
However, it's dad-to-be Michael whose most offended by her behaviour, especially as she's made it EASTENDERS Well, you're in for a disappointment, as even at an Early Pregnancy class, she can't be bothered to put on an earth mother act, preferring to mock fellow attendee Lola and the teacher, and then taking a business call in the middle of the lesson.
Through flashback chapters, the novel concentrates on the two-year time period she and her husband, Ted Hughes, lived in a country home named Court Green where Sylvia could be an earth mother and a poet and Hughes could write.
"I'm an earth mother. I liked being pregnant, giving birth, breastfeeding.
Someone described me as an earth mother but I'm not.