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I Am A Mother Before Anything

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    She Is First

    My daughter comes first always. I think people forget that i am a mother somtimes cause im young. But regardless of age i am a mother first everything else after that.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 2 Responses May 17, 2011

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    Sometimes I Get So Busy, That I Forget The Little Things. And Then I Hear A Voice Saying "Watch Me Mama"!

    See me when my eyes light with pride, when I give you a gift I have made myself. See me when I look at you as you're reading me a book. See me try to understand when you take the time to explain things to me. See me melt when you use a funny voice to coax a grin out of me when I...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    Until You <3 {this Is Precious All Moms Should Read}

    I never pulled over to stare at horses, I was never willing to give someone else my last bite, I never planned on handling someone else's boogers, I never listened to a song 50 times in a row, I never found rocks on my dryer, I never had to power to heal a wound with my kiss...
    Ameliosgirl Ameliosgirl 18-21, F Jan 11, 2012

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    Corbyn Comes First.

    I am a mother before i am anything else. I take care of my son before i take care of myself. I will suffer being tired or hungry for him. I take care of him then do my homework once he is changed and fed and sleeping. I love being a mom. My son even comes before my bf/baby's...
    babymama16 babymama16 18-21, F Mar 1, 2012

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    My Kids=My World

    I have been fortunate enough to stay home with and for my children as they are growing up.... I am always here for them, in good times and bad, and am so very proud of the kind, caring individuals they are becoming.
    lifesinlimbo lifesinlimbo 46-50, F Oct 21, 2013

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    I love my 3 year old daughter more

    than words can describe. She is my top priority and I live my life for her. I've learned that being a great mother means taking care of yourself so you can be there for your child. I try my best to get rest and divide responsibilities with my husband. Even though I want to be...
    AriaShakti AriaShakti 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 6

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    I Made A Difference After Years

    Thirty five days of Summer school break is at long last facing it's final draw.Five days more and back to school, and kids would be dragging their own stories on how the Summer has been to each.And this year has been the same with all the Summer breaks we've had. Heat and...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    Sometimes I Get So Busy,

    That I Forget The Little Things. And Then I Hear A Voice Saying "Watch Me Mama"! See me when my eyes light with pride, when I give you a gift I have made myself. See me when I look at you as you're reading me a book. See me try to understand when you take the time to explain...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    A Mommy First

    My son is the most important person in my life he comes first.
    UnforgettableEyes UnforgettableEyes 22-25, F Apr 14, 2011

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    I found this wonderful link

    for all mothers everywhere, and the children too! I haven't yet but I think I will print it out, frame it, and hang it above my desk to remind me that everything I do, or DON'T do, MATTERS to my children. 
    JustJeni JustJeni 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 21

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    If there is any accomplishment

    that I would like to be known for in my life is that I have done a good job as a mother. My children's interests and needs come first before anything else. I love my children and I will do anything to make their lives better even if it means making sacrifices.
    ladybug1234 ladybug1234 51-55, F Aug 25

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    my mother has a stupid bf that has abused her, the cops have been in on it she dropped the charges. They have broken up so many times and got back together . Now im just starting...
    josline josline 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm fairly certain I would be a much happier person if I could just cut my contact with my Mother. As an only child though, I don't have a lot of choice. Someone has to take care...
    whynot13 whynot13 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    Now, to say I was upset is an understatement. Last night while visiting my Children I observed in silence as my MIL's eyes scan the entire house for anything out of place. Then it...
    MichelleM1988 MichelleM1988 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    It's been a little over three months now since I left home. I still look over my shoulders and fear that my mother is watching me. My email was hacked right when I left home so I...
    Cranksta Cranksta 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    I am beyond frustrated. Because of a divorce and some other personal issues (that were not my fault), I was forced to move back in with my parents. I am 43 years old and have a...
    cosmowoman13 cosmowoman13 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    More of me venting than anything else... I do not celebrate holidays or my birthday or any other such holidays. It isn't that I am dull and boring, but I find it extremely...
    duhibrokeit duhibrokeit 31-35, M Nov 9

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    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    katmcc katmcc 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    MY mother-in-law feels she has to rule all her daughter-in-laws lives. We have a family cabin on a river which is pretty primitive. No running water or electric. On Mother's Day...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I thought I was the only one who could genuinely hate their mom but glad to know im not the only one. I don't call her that anymore she's just Laurie. She was married to my dad...
    kwhite0718 kwhite0718 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My situation started with a coat. My mother bought me a coat that was £60 and I wore it to school and within a week I lost it. I was sure that I left it in a friends car and I...
    VanillaCupcakes VanillaCupcakes 16-17, F Nov 10

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    My mother is generally a great person has many qualities that I value, I have learned so much from her. My childhood was mostly beautiful. I'm thankful to her for so much. BUT she...
    PasiklydusiMigloje PasiklydusiMigloje 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    My mother is a special woman. I don't mean that sarcastically surprisingly. She is special- she just also did the equivalent of killing me. She is an awkward, emotionally confused...
    Anaihsohs Anaihsohs 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Your Ex Daughter,You Can't Hurt Me Anymore(Open Letter to My So Called Mother)- It's me. The child that has been "missing" according to your lies for 13 years. That child is all...
    ZolotayaWurola ZolotayaWurola 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Outsiders advice needed! Am I in the wrong? My husband and I are currently at breaking point and it's over my relationship with his mother! I've always tried to have a good...
    danakay91 danakay91 22-25, F Nov 6

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    I live on a farm and we throw a yearly festival. The last party had 400 people or more. A mother and her very young son want to come live at the farm. The problem is that I don't...
    WiredCritter WiredCritter 22-25 Oct 31

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    I don't live with my mother, I live with my foster parents because my biological mother is a paranoid schizophrenic. If I had to summarize why my foster mom verbally abuses me, I...
    tenaciousnotstubborn tenaciousnotstubborn 13-15, F Nov 2

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    I'm 26 years old. I've lived with my mother forever minus 4 years where she was living with my sister. I always wondered why she was a little off. Always acting like a child...
    jlmerritt jlmerritt 26-30 Nov 10

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    I lost my best friend. My mother and I have always been extremely close, she was the one person I trusted the most, the one person I could tell everything to. Sometimes she'd make...
    xxellis xxellis 18-21, F a week ago

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    It all happened so fast. too fast. My dearest mom passed away on 30th october 2014. It just feels so unreal. This year has been amazing to me. I graduated and got accepted to a...
    annylicous annylicous 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's been almost 7 years . It's easier at times but especially difficult at others . Especially right now . I miss her so much ! She wasn't my biological mother but my mom in every...
    DaddysCupcake DaddysCupcake 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ask me anything and I will answer
    Danger910 Danger910 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I don't usually do this but ask me anything you want.
    augustus2009 augustus2009 26-30, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Ask me anything ;) I'll answer
    alittledesperate alittledesperate 26-30, F 5 Responses 58 mins ago

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    This morning,I felt like its a great day. I was gonna tidy up and study. I saw her woke up and offer to buy her cough medicine since she was coughing. She said yes please buy for...
    goldenPAW goldenPAW 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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    My mother is such a hypocrite. Usually I can just shrug it off but lately it's been getting to me. Today she yelled at me for finishing a bottle of root beer that she bought a...
    midnightdahlia midnightdahlia 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    My baby girl would have been 8yrs old this last Sept. She was born on my mother's birthday. She wasn't due until November though. My pregnancy was a rough one emotionally, but...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I dont care for the description of this topic.... I really dont hate her, but i desperately need advice & right now I am willing to get advice from anyone...there is no question...
    Neuronurse Neuronurse 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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