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I Am A Mother , Since I Was 17

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    I Became A Mother At 17

    I had my first child at the age of 17. At the time I had no idea what I was doing. I was sure that I was doing everything wrong. Being a mother that young means that everyone feels the need to tell you how you should raise your child. I have a cousin who is 9 months older than...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2010

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    Motherhood

    I am a mother of four children. Most people look at me and can't believe it, but I assure you that it is true. I have to say it is both the most rewarding and most overwhelming job that anyone could have. I have been with my husband since I was fifteen years old. We had our...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    Can't Find The Words.

    Have you ever had a hard time telling people what you really what to say? It might all be in your head but you can't get the wwords out. Maybe when you do the words come out all wrong. I have this problem alot. I have so much I want to say to so many people that sometimes I can...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Why Did You Become A Mother?

    There are some people in this world who should never have children. Everyday we hear stories about children who have been neglected and beaten. Things like this infuriate me. It makes me want to ask "Why did you become a mother?" You are the one who chose to bring a child into...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2010

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    Trying To Stay Strong

    There have been so many obstacles lately. Sometimes I think I am about to fall apart. I know that I have to be strong because when I start falling apart , everyone else falls apart too. It is alot of pressure to be the one to set the tone of your family. You aren't allowed to...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 1 Response May 26, 2010

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    Time Heals

    In a few months it will be seven years since my dad commited suicide. You know that saying "Time heals all wounds"? I think it is a load of crap. Some wounds just don't heal. This is one of those wounds. People don't understand how hard it is to lose someone you love like that...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    My Mom

    Sometimes I wonder what my kids are going to say when they look back st their childhood. I look back on mine and remember things about my mom that I both loved and hated. Even now there are times when the woman drives me nuts. My mom has never been the type of person to keep...
    purplehaze2202 purplehaze2202 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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