Moominmamma – The Caring Moomin Mother

February 19, 2022

Moominmamma is a main character in the Moomin anime series and found in almost all the Moomin books . She is married to Moominpappa, who found her during a storm, and is the mother of Moomintroll, commonly known as Moomin. She lives in the Moominhouse with her husband, Moominpappa, and her son, Moomintroll. When a dangerous event occurs, Moominmamma’s weapon of choice is a frying pan. She is rarely seen running. When other characters are in a hurry, she often walks calmly behind.

Moominmamma brings up her family so deftly that they barely notice they’re being parented. She wants everyone to be happy and values everyone’s individuality, but she will intervene if someone wrongs someone else. She isn’t bothered by others’ tomfoolery, as she believes that people learn a lot from their mistakes. No one is ever unhappy in Moominmamma’s company: she’s always ready to help and console. The residents of Moominvalley trust her, as Moominmamma never reveals their secrets. Whenever visitors pop by the Moominhouse, Moominmamma wants to know when their birthdays are. The one celebrating their birthday always gets to choose dessert.

Moominmamma is always thinking of others and just wants her family to be happy. And she always handles even tricky situations with the utmost positivity. When Moominpappa accidentally breaks a plate, Moominmamma says, “I’m glad it’s broken, it was pretty ugly”. She is an inspiration!

Moominmamma finds solutions to even the most difficult dilemmas and can always see the silver lining in every cloud. When Moominpappa accidentally breaks a plate, Moominmamma says: I’m glad it’s broken, it was pretty ugly. When Moominmamma wants a moment to herself, she goes out collecting shells or making bark boats. She wears an apron and carries a handbag. Her life gets turned upside down when she loses her handbag, as it contains all kinds of important things in case of emergencies, such as wire, stomach powder, and candies. When her handbag is found, she arranges a huge party complete with speeches and fireworks.

Did you know, Moominmamma is almost never without her handbag? She lost it once and when it was found she threw a huge party. It contains all sorts of essentials like woolly socks, tummy powder, and bark!