Mother is an investigator and even an imagination engineer too.

As soon as we are in the role of a mother, we pick up so many roles we have never ever imagined. One such role is the mother being an investigator and even an imagination engineer too. Today is Alphabet I in my series Mom’s Be Everything. Beyond imagination, we become investigators, haha that makes us home holmes.

Investigator

How do moms know where and what is happening? Have you ever wondered about this feeling while growing up, or even did your child ever said this to you. Amusingly my younger one asks me – How do you know this. He asks me, how you were aware of what I was doing? In reply, I simply smile and say I’m your mother I know you well.

Kids find it irritating sometimes when moms act as investigators, I agree. You don’t get that personal space you so desperately want. You get caught doing mischief and all other unacceptable things which you, under normal circumstance, would have easily got away with. She would know who you are dating, whether you are attending classes or not. She has information on whether you are studying or not and a lot of other things. But that’s what moms are for, isn’t it? To take care of and protect you in every possible way.

Not only this, Mother being an investigator, she is also finder of all the missing things. She is the questioner when there is a fight or crayon on the walls. she is good as an examiner of things such as poop/ phlegm (and all those fun things!). Moms can give a good chase to any detective I feel. She seems to have two more eyes at the back too, isn’t it?

Well, technically my mom is not a detective, but, if she is one. I am pretty sure she would be among Sherlock Holmeses and Watsons or even Vyomkesh Bakshi of the detective world. Three cheers to the detective moms who have investigative skills beyond imagination.

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She will ALWAYS put your interests ahead of her own.

Imagination artist/ engineer

So mothers have to think a lot and that makes her a great imagination artist. She is also a professional artist who knows how to paint all the things, the game maker, the creative wizard.

Mothers can bring the best creativity and imagination from their children. As parents especially mothers we need to grow together and encourage kids’ imaginations. Creativity is not just about a creative project, but rather a way of life. 

“Most things are good, and they are the strongest things, but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to shield him from reality. The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.”
— Walt Disney

This is the letter “I” in the journey of motherhood, where we explore Mom’s roles in their children’s lives. We can proudly say Mom’s are everything for her kids, you name it we have it. Do read my earlier letters to enjoy the AtoZ of motherhood roles. This post is written as a part of the A2Z challenge, organized by Blogchatter. Do check how moms are homework advisors and health care providers too.

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30 Responses

  1. Mummy ko sab batha hai! OMG this is so true! cannot agree more.

  2. Yes!! Moms know everything!! They are gifted with many superpowers and this is just one of them. And they learn to be imaginative and creative even if they are not. Abhi toh hum letter I tak hi pahunche hain and you have made all the moms feel really ecstatic by making them realize how hardworking they are. And you still have a lot in your treasure box.:)

  3. Suhasini I.P. says:

    Imagination Instructor. Pragunjee – your imagination is really doing wonders and showing the other side of you. Kudos to you

    • PraGun says:

      Thank you very much Suhasini Ji, Imagination and creativity is all that helps us go and grow isn’t it… so keep wearing the hats and lage raho…

  4. Harshita Nanda says:

    “She seems to have two more eyes at the back too, isn’t it?” My sons keep telling me this!!!

  5. Harjeet Kaur says:

    Hahaha..moms can give Sherlock or Karamchand a run for their money. My kids always asked..How do u know and I had this smirk on my face. I can get into ur mind, I gave birth to you!
    The imagination of course…we lead their creativity

  6. Deepika says:

    Sometimes aa i answer my daughter before she asks a question shez like how did u know what i was going to ask? But as you rightly said that’s what moms are for. We teach them to imagine and create. Great points
    Deepika Sharma

  7. Dr.Amrita Basu says:

    Investigation and imagination both very beautiful super powers of moms.

  8. Totally agree and mother is also a child’s first inspiration and admiration too buddy:)

  9. Swati Mathur says:

    Mom knows everything.. My mom knew everything even things which I haven’t shared and I used to wonder how and now me being a mother and know how..

  10. Varsh says:

    The investigator thing cracked me up! It’s true though. Right from what our kids eat to who they hang out with is scrutinised by us. And yes, we try and boost their imagination too.

  11. Hahaa… Investigator moms! Whenever I don’t find what I’m searching for, I ask my mom. 😀

  12. Aesha Shah says:

    I am an investigator mom now that my daughter is a tween girl.

  13. Ha ha so agree dear..my girls hate when I become an investigator and asked many questions all together. but as a caring and curious mom, we want to know what is happening in our kids lives. indeed motherhood is magical that brings lots of beautiful flavors in our world.

  14. I had actually guessed what Roma added – inspiration 🙂
    But yes, definitely an investigator too… Thats a 24/7 job for all moms

  15. I can relate to being an investigator, as my tween-age boy calls me by the same name. And I proudly wear the crown😂. Also, I would like to add Mother’s instinct that I never believe lies; in fact, it always falls at the right place.

  16. Ohh yes investors we r intuitive too.
    Yes, kids actually asks, kaise pata chala?

    My dad did all my craft activities but kids I automatically became creative too.

  17. So true! I used to get irritated when my mom used to investigate my wardrobe and asking so many questions when a friend called. But now when I am a mother, I understand all the concerns now.

  18. I love the term you coined, Pragun – Imagination Engineer. What an awesome way to refer to a facet of multi-faceted Moms.

  19. Jyoti says:

    So true . I always used to wonder How do my moms know where and what is happening?and now my younger one asks me same now .

  20. lol. yes, all Moms know everything about every tiny bit. The terminologies coined by you are so apt and show us how creative you are!

  21. Aditi Kapur says:

    Hehe… moms are supposed to be detectives and hence they are;)
    She’s blessed with investigation skills and imagination and it’s good for children;)

  22. Arti says:

    I like the title of ‘imagination engineer’:) Fab!

  23. Sreeparna says:

    Moms are the best detectives. I have suffered a lot for that 🙈🙈🙈
    Sreeparna

  24. Ruchi Verma says:

    Pragun, I just loved this and so agree to INVESTIGATING mummy. Well, mummy knows everything!!

  25. Sindhu Vinod Narayan says:

    Totally nailed the I roles. Investigator being my favourite of all.

  26. Lisa Elliott says:

    Your theme is so clever! I’ve been working my way through the spreadsheet of AtoZ bloggers. I laughed out loud about moms examining poop and phlegm. As a mother, we have to examine too many things!! hahaha!

    • PraGun says:

      Thanks, Lisa for visiting and loving the theme.
      Ys we are examiners of all weird things too.
      Mom’s be everything for her kids…

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