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I Am a Brand New Mom

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    10 Things Not To Say To A New Mom

    So you’ve just experienced the miracle of birth. Isn’t it wonderful. And now you are the proud and exhausted mum of the cutest little angel in the world. Family and friends come over to coo. Everyone is smiling and celebrating this new life. Well, everyone that is except...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F May 18, 2012

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    We Just Found Out!!!

    3/22/2010 We're so excited, and scared too, mostly me, at least he doesn't show it.lol. Just think,  9 months from now we're going to be parents!
    Annebelle Annebelle 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2010

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    I'm a Brand New Mom...what a Ride!

      I just recently became a first time mother and boy has it been a roller coaster of emotions.  In the past three weeks I have experienced feelings such as happiness, fear, nervousness, the feeling of being overwhelmed, anger at my husband, frustration, tiredness, but...
    msballet11 msballet11 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    My Sweet Baby Girl

    my husband and I got married on 11/15/09. We were both 18 and almost done with high school. Last July I found out I was pregnant. My husband Devon was really sad since we had just started college. Then a few months later he got used to the fact that we were gonna be parents at 19...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    5 Months Old

    He's got my number. Any advice for raising boys?
    whereabouts whereabouts 26-30, F 13 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    I am officially a mommy.

    :) I had a baby boy a week ago named Isaac Alexander. We call him Alex. Im sorry he was born out of wedlock.:( I felt like I was pregnant forever so I am so so glad hes finally out of my body.Labor was no joke. Now I know for myself. My baby is here finally! I couldn't stop...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2015

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    3 Months Into Love

    We are now 8 weeks and 4 days into the pregnancy, so we just began the 3rd month.<3 The ultra sound is this coming Thursday [two days away :) ] and we can't wait! Judging from the chart we were given, we should be able to hear our baby's heart beat and see him/her moving...
    Annebelle Annebelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    Our Miricle <3

    Clairisa Amber Rose Metras She is due any day now ! I cannot believe it's been 9 months already, feels like just yesterday we found out.. We're moving this tuesday, [of course i'm making aaron do all the lifting lol] I cannot wait to start on Clair's room, I have everything...
    Annebelle Annebelle 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2010

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    Why We Sometimes Let Our Kids Be Brats

    Don't we just love to judge other parents...? "If that was my kid, I’d never let him throw food like that." "I would make her say please." "Why are parents so terrified of their own spawn?" Oh yes, I have said and thought all of these things and more… and then my kid...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    My Baby Girl Is Here(:

    My baby girl, Scarlett Marie Farrell , was born on Friday November 8 at 11:53 am. Weighing in at 6 lbs . It's only been a week, but she is the best and most beautiful girl I have ever laid eyes on. All my life I've wanted to be a mother, and now I finally am one. I could not be...
    Itscalledglitterbitch Itscalledglitterbitch 18-21, F Nov 16, 2013

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    Finally Getting A Hang Of Things, Not Really. Lol

    Always tired and sleepy and burnt out. But I love my little guy! He's over a year old now, he's running all over the place. I hope I can be a great mom to him when he grows up. I'm not very good at the best advice but I'll try.
    newlymomma newlymomma 22-25, F 1 Response May 16, 2010

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    I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed.

    I'm trying my best and my hardest but it's just not good enough. I know I can't give up but it's just so overwhelming. That I just don't know what to do anymore. I have a good support system but it just seems like my mom is always putting me down and making me feel like...
    Chelsea21216 Chelsea21216 18-21, F Jul 19, 2014

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    The Day My Life Changed Forever!!!

     it was a verry dark and rainy april morning.i was 9 months prego,and ive been having contractions for about 48 hrs now,(yes i was in labor for 48 hrs).it was scary yet exciting id been anticipating this day for months now. my fiancee caleb was verry supportive he tried so hard...
    nithala11 nithala11 18-21, F Jan 18, 2011

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    Bad Mother, Useless Human Being

    I constantly feel like a bad mother. Other parents seem to have boundless time and energy to expose their children to all experiences necessary for them to hit every developmental milestone spot on, whilst also holding down a full time job. They take their babies to swimming...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    4 Simple Steps to a Cleaner House

    I just read some interesting health and cleanliness tips on the Clorox website that I figured I'd share: "Let's face it — babies like to stick germy, dirty things in their mouths. That means keeping your home as clean as possible in order to help reduce the surface...
    EPJulio EPJulio 26-30, M Oct 22, 2007

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