“Like My Mother Does” is a song by American singer Lauren Alaina Suddeth (born November 8, 1994) from Rossville, Georgia, also known as Lauren Alaina. Lauren Alaina was the runner-up on the tenth season of American Idol. Alaina performed “Like My Mother Does” on the finale of Season 10 of American Idol. After the finale, Alaina immediately released her debut single “Like My Mother Does” on May 25, 2011. The song was first recorded by American country artist Kristy Lee Cook from her 2008 album, Why Wait, written by Nathan Chapman, Liz Rose, and Nicole Williams. The song charted at number 49 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and at number 20 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Songs chart on the week dated June 11, 2011.