It's been a turbulent and headline-grabbing year for her pop star son so it's no wonder Justin Bieber's mother is growing increasingly concerned about him and his behaviour.
And Pattie Mallette is reportedly taking every measure she can to make sure Bieber gets back on the right track again.
Bieber has been charged with multiple criminal offences in the last month alone and Pattie has been laying down the law with her wayward son.
A source told E! News: "As any caring mother would be, Pattie is genuinely concerned for Justin, and she has said in many interviews before that she doesn't have her head in the clouds and keeps in very close touch with Justin.
Justin Bieber's mother Pattie Mallette is said to be getting concerned about her son (WENN)
"She talks with him almost every day, which is likely more than any mom and a 19-year-old son...and she is in the public eye dealing with all of this."
The source also slammed claims she has taken a back step in Justin's life and said she is very much an influence in his life.
They added: "Pattie has a great relationship with Justin. He knows where she stands on the decisions he's making in his life. He knows what she is proud of and what she has serious discussions with him about.
"As any mom of an adult child, Pattie is holding him close and talking to him about everything, but she can't make his decisions for him."
It's not been a great start to 2014 for Bieber, who was no doubt hoping to put what was a troublesome 2013 behind him.
Instead, he was arrested last month in Miami for driving under the influence, and charged with resisting arrest and driving on an expired licence.
His private jet was searched in New Jersey and his Californian home was raided after he was accused of egging a neighbour's house.
Justin was also arrested in Toronto, Canada and charged with assault after an alleged attack on a limo driver who was driving him away from a hockey game