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I Am a Mom and a Nana

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    I Love Being a Nana

    I have never known the special kind of love I have for my grandangel, Izzie.  She is 16 months old and  is the joy of my life.  Now I understand that silly quote, "If I'd know how much fun it was to have grandchildren, I'd have had them first" (that's not...
    Sassyscrapper Sassyscrapper 56-60, F 1 Response May 3, 2009

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    Just a Few Miles Apart

    Just living across town and a 10 mile difference between homes, can seem like a million miles away, at times. Lives change, priorities change, circumstances change, employment changes, goals change....Things Change. When my daughter, her husband and my 3...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 66-70 3 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    My Daughter

    The date was 11-13-73.  Labor started at 7:15am and birth was at 11:59pm.  What a unique combination of numbers for a person to have a relationship with, surrounding their birthday.  And on Thursday, 11-13, she will be 35. My daughter is a unique combination. ...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 66-70 4 Responses Nov 8, 2008

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    Have You Noticed They STILL NEED and LOVE YOU!!

    Have you noticed that when your children are small-They need You! As they grow they make friends.  They get older they still love you but, they don't need you as much. Have you noticed that when your grandchildren are small-They need You! As they grow they make friends...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 66-70 1 Response Jul 1, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    i am 15 years old & i have a baby girl . i just wanna share my story because i never really have before , so here it goes . i had been with my boyfriend (16) for more than a year...
    ariarenae ariarenae 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Ever since I started middle school I began having more expectations for me. Things like chores and good grades. I didnt have a problem with that but sometimes my mom makes me feel...
    KayanAstch KayanAstch 16-17, F Mar 12

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    So tonight Shelby faceted me and i left my towel on the ground. My mom comes in my room and starts yelling me over a towel that was on the ground for 5 minutes. Shelby ends the...
    caileenclaire caileenclaire 13-15, F Mar 15

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    My Mom had been suffering a cough since this past fall 2014. It started out what seemed to be the cold or the flu, and never went away. She finally went in to the doctor after...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I don't know where to begin. My mother is almost bipolar because of some of the things my mom does. She says things like " Be nice to so and so" but then a little bit later, my...
    TheCouchPotato TheCouchPotato 13-15, M Mar 2

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    I guess love is really blind. That must be the reason why my mom married my dad even though he's an alcoholic. And now my mom can't seem to grasp the reality of the situation...
    ScarletRed000 ScarletRed000 18-21, F Mar 3

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    So I was in my room when I heard my mom and sister screaming and fighting so I went to the leaving room and saw my mom crying and I jumped I'm between them cause I saw my sister...
    FayeThePrincess FayeThePrincess 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm a teen mom. I'm currently 16, I became pregnant when I was 14 and had my beautiful daughter at 15. She's everything and more of what I imagined she'd be. She is just too...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a stay at home to a teenager and a hubby who works out of town looking for ladies who aren't the soccer type mom but more the backwoods redneck kinda mom near houston. a close...
    txmommyndaddy txmommyndaddy 31-35, F Mar 9

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    I'm 15 i thought me and my mom were tight, got each others back. Now I think my mom doesn't give a darn about my back and me. I used to take piano lessons and taekwondo, I never...
    TheninjaCj TheninjaCj 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Okay so my mom use to be SUPER over protective but she's loosened up a little but now she's kinda being over protective I guess again. So I'm 13 I have 1 younger brother and 3...
    Matti1412 Matti1412 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My mother and father have been married about 50 years now. My mother is 100% Polish decent. In some areas of life this really shows. They currently live in a large city in lower...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes in life you are dealt one of those "wild cards". I think God does this to make sure we are paying attention. Little did I know it was my turn for a card. I had got off...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I haven't lived with my mom since I was 7, so about 10 yrs now. She has come in&out of my life for all these years, she runs away to go back to my abusive step dad and takes my...
    lexilove43012 lexilove43012 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I like to ask my girls what they think about things. They always surprise me. What you think might matter most to your child often isn't anywhere near the top of the list. Today I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 1

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    I am a stay at home mom for my 3 amazing kids. I love being a stay at home mom, I also do miss working full time. I used to be a nurse, however became a stay at home mom with the...
    ahousewife ahousewife 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    In a very short text I will try to describe my relationship with my mom.. My mother has always been to close to me because my father was always working abroad and my brother at...
    depb05 depb05 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 2

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    My mom is a great person, and I know she loves me and cares about me a lot, but sometimes she can be so unreasonable and I feel like she doesn't understand me. I study abroad, and...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    She has been dating this guy for about a month, right? He just happens to be our neighbor. She tries to hide that she is dating him but it has become increasingly obvious they are...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F Mar 2

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    I'm constantly trying to figure out why my mother hates me. I feel like she wanted the perfect child... not... well... me. My mother and I have never had a good relationship. One...
    Why1996 Why1996 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I was stupid the other day and got moms hairbrush because of my chores. Like, I know what I'm suppose to do I just guess I was being pretty lazy and decided not to clean my...
    countrygirl9916 countrygirl9916 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 13

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    I have a daddy who babies me im looking for a mommy now. Please anyone out there who can be my mommy, i want a mommy in the age range of 31-35 and up to 41-46
    Zachary95 Zachary95 18-21, M Mar 16

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    You know, once an adult mom saw me; a teenager with my little girl. We started talking for a while, she was very nice, I don't really remember how it led to her saying this but she...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F a week ago

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    I am the rock, the glue, the therapist, the teacher, the doctor, the cook, the maid, the taxi, the secretary. I keep the peace. I make and enforce the rules. I am the first one...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 11 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yes, I love my mom and appreciate her but there are times where she is just unbelievable. She puts so much pressure on me to do well in school, get good grades, go to a really good...
    minjjangxx minjjangxx 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    last Friday I actendly left faheema my sis I never even wanna leave faheema but the bus forcedly told me to leave faheema and we left but I ****** have no ****** choice and...
    Jasminekress Jasminekress 16-17 4 days ago

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    When I was 16 my mom was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer, on that day life as I knew it changed...my relationship with her had been tumultuous for years, but she was my Mom and I...
    cindy822000 cindy822000 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I don't consider myself a hateful person, really, I don't. But when it comes to my mom, well that's a different kind of hate & when I hate, I hate like a burning ember. My mom is...
    ChantyPrime ChantyPrime 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    Can anyone recommend coping strategies? I am wavering between wanting to quit my job and move in with her to be the caregiver. (She lives 400 miles away) And feeling like if I do...
    regardless101 regardless101 41-45, F Feb 28

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    I can't really remember not wanting to be a mom...I love kids, I always have. I'm a preschool teacher now, so I have that. When I married my husband, I knew he had a baby girl but...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    My mom was once very good to our family used to bind all together will manage life.......she has change the respect for her is no more in my heart she has made days worth only she...
    vegeta420 vegeta420 22-25, M Feb 28

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    Hello, I am a strict mom of two girls, I do use spankings, they are mostly good girls, but sometimes forget their manners, and end up feeling mommy's hairbrush.
    kalliethomasnfam kalliethomasnfam 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 1

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    I hate my mom. I'm never good enough for her. She is constantly yelling at my about my grades even though I'm trying my best and my brother has worse grades than me. She doesn't...
    ajacobson97 ajacobson97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I don't understand my mom and I probably won't until I become a parent myself, but she keeps nagging me all the time. I love several things that she's trying to limit. For instance...
    lebeach lebeach 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 3

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    My mom gave away my 7 month year old dog because he wasn't house trained. I hate my mom
    cryptic182 cryptic182 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    Any input is welcome. My parents divorced when I was five and I (and my siblings) lived with my mom until I went off to college. To keep this somewhat short I'll just say that...
    ExplosivelyShy ExplosivelyShy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    mom have been gone since oct 1977 I was only 15 miss her everyday . SHE WAS THE BEST MOM EVER what a special lady and loved to laugh was a RN Nurse should tell you everythang you...
    anyourviking anyourviking 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 4

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