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I Am A Mother Before Anything

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 257 People

    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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    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 8 Responses Feb 21

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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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    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...
    thetiredmama thetiredmama 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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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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    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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    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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    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 think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    Its been 4 years & not one day since then do I not think of her or look at the picture of her. I was 13, just starting my 8th grade year when the woman I love the most was taking...
    causeitaintevereasy causeitaintevereasy 16-17, F Jun 30

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    I am a Mother... I am the proud, loving mother of my daughter who is now 16! I can't believe how fast the time goes! She is the most amazing, sweet, caring, super smart, beautiful...
    sandybeaches4me sandybeaches4me 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I suppose I have spent so much time in the past four years trying to unravel the constant web that my mum surround me with, that I have become a narcissist myself. I guess that...
    createababe createababe 31-35 Jul 9

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    The topic for this post should be endless. I'm being forced into motherhood to a baby I didn't give birth to. My 18 year old sister that lives in a women's home gave birth to a...
    lovecooled lovecooled 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    If The Money Means That Much To You KEEP IT!!!- On December 12,1992 I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy Cairo Andre. He had blondish curls and green eyes. Sweetest, funniest baby...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I hate my mom. I am a worthless daughter. I hate what has given me life, yet for so long I had only her in mind, in focus. But so it is. Since I have been a child she has...
    unknownfamiliar unknownfamiliar 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Sometimes as a mother I feel so lost. I see other parents who have clearly got their s*hit together. I take my daughter to school and feel like I don't fit in. The mothers are...
    CandiIsMastersLittleSlave CandiIsMastersLittleSlave 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 17

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    Both parents have an extremely important part to play in our lives, raising us but also shaping us into people. Mothers and fathers can be responsible for our mental state and the...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    When I was 24 years old I married with my childhood friend. Getting married is not easy for us. Both parents didn't agreed with us. But in the end both parties agreed to make us...
    Redrose28 Redrose28 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Hate is a strong word. I would say I dislike her as a person, but probably love her in someway. I find the way she freaks at tv characters during shows or movies. Yelling at them...
    merrygentry merrygentry 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I am not even married yet to my fiancé but his mother is already driving a wedge between us. We both work very hard to make ends meet. We live in expensive area and have a small...
    jlathomas jlathomas 31-35, F 19 mins ago

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    Please, I need to know if anyone out there is from Brooklyn, or anywhere near or around the city that has dealt with Child Protective Services before. If you've read my previous...
    nikkitatink0411 nikkitatink0411 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My mother was both neglectful and a bully. For many years, she has been treated for depression, but I believe she is mentally ill with a more serious disorder. When I was eight...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 1 Response Jun 29

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    She was a wonderful mother. I will not lie and say she mistreated me,though she had every right to. My birth came as a result of her rape by a White man(she's Korean) and I was...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Well I am truly a single mother now. Not that I wasn't before bit my ex was a phone call away if I needed someone to watch my daughter. Yes, he acted like that was doing me a favor...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. Ate first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. At first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and back...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I am my mother's only living child and the summer I turned 12 she needed a complete hysterectomy like yesterday. She had been putting it off for several years and couldn't wait...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I didn't think I would. Boy was I wrong. My childhood wasn't the easiest. She was not a good mother. When she got sick, I was the one that stepped up and helped her out. Yet, I was...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    my mother 38 and my neighbor uncle having relationship for 2 year after my father, so she is pregnant of 2 years my mother is not willing for apportion so my uncle and we all...
    tarur tarur 18-21 Jul 10

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    Hi all. I am new here and for the last 3 years my mil has been a nightmare! From day one she has been telling my fiancé ridiculous things about me. She tries to convince him that...
    areyna88 areyna88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Hi y'all my name is Jordan I'm 18 years old and I'm a teen mom. This is my story . When I got pregnant I was 17 years old and going to be starting my las year of high school in...
    QueenJ95 QueenJ95 18-21, F Jul 15

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I will not rant or moan and I no longer hate my mother as much as I use to,but I hope I NEVER see her again and haven't since the last time I went before a judge aged 10 and her...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Anything and I mean anything
    battleships10 battleships10 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    Ask away anything ask anything
    battleships10 battleships10 13-15, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    --So lately I've been feeling like I am not good at anything. Literally anything. Life, my job, communicating with people, and solving my problems. Etc etc. Sometimes I think I...
    sweetx3 sweetx3 22-25, F 43 mins ago

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    "Mommy." My sleepy eight year old said. "What,baby boy?" I answered. "I love you, Mommy. I want to be with you always. Why can't I stay,Mommy?" He said. He had asked that same...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Me and mom have this love hate relationship, it basically all started when I was young; she was a workaholic and my great-grandma for 19 years, has been my mom for me and my best...
    Xmidniteangel15X Xmidniteangel15X 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Sweet Revenge!-My mother gave birth to me aged 17(my father was 29) and soon gave me to my paternal grandmother so she could party and "live life". Well ,over 10 years later she...
    Desculpas Desculpas 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Unintentionally Neglected My Oldest-I have been so caught up in bemoaning the lost of my son and daughter to their father I forgot to mention they aren't my only children. Way back...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    This whole situation im in is very weird and awkward. My mother's boyfriends son is back for a month of the summer, as soon as he got back her bf completely ignores her yet chats...
    sgngng sgngng 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm not the only person in my family who hasn't gotten along with her. She doesn't speak to my grandmother, who practically raised me, because she doesn't agree with my mother's...
    E991010 E991010 13-15, F Jul 10

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    A lot happened but I'll just tell you what happened last night. It was around 12 am and I was texting my friend happy birthday and chatting with her because for my birthday she did...
    Emma1599 Emma1599 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 16