In a pathetic sort of way, she mothered Christine in lieu of her own daughter.
If there was anything he didn't want on this trip, it was to be mothered.
"I'm not going to be 'mothered' by her," proclaimed Peggy with energy.
We know in our 'earts we oughtn't to rest till we've mothered 'em every one.'
These things are exquisite, priceless, but so antique they've got to be ...