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I Am A Mother Before Anything

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

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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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    There isn't words to describe how much my kids mean to me.. I love being a Mother my kids will always come first in my life. I would die, lie, cheat, or even kill for them. My...
    BackwoodsBabydoll BackwoodsBabydoll 22-25, F 13 Responses Feb 27

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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...
    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...
    lifesinlimbo lifesinlimbo 46-50, F Oct 21, 2013

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    I Made A Difference After Years - Thirty five days of Summer school break is at long lastĀ facing it's final draw.Five days more and back to school, and kids would be dragging...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 9 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...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 9 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...
    Ameliosgirl Ameliosgirl 18-21, F Jan 11, 2012

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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...
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 2 Responses May 17, 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...
    JustJeni JustJeni 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 21

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    My daughter is my clean slate. I am no longer a *****, insert any derogatory statement. I am clean of my past sins because of her. I am in a relationship but we fight often; I...
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    So my husbands parents have always been weird to me. One because they are not happy together and didn't even really raise my husband and they are rude and clingy. So even before we...
    mad4maddie mad4maddie 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Did You Hear Me Crying Mama?- Though the scene unfolded over a decade ago I can still see it clearly. There's 11 year old me kneeling with face to the wall and arms up like I've...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Basically I don't class her as my mother just my birth giver, and I know it's harsh but I've reason, this woman's made me question weather my life is worth living called me ugly...
    lillylexi lillylexi 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I was devastated.....on labor day in 1987 i was awakened by my little sister on top of me shaking me and crying she was screaming"Mommies dead Bub Mommies dead!!!!"....i opened my...
    shannon744 shannon744 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    My mil and fil just moved about 45 minutes away from us. Before they lived about 5 or 6 hours away. Before they moved my fil answered the phone when I called to talk to mil one day...
    Jpgirlie Jpgirlie 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Hello...... I am hoping somebody could give me some advice, I'll explain my situation and I'll try to keep it short.... I think I have a narcissistic mother. In fact I am pretty...
    blueberry36 blueberry36 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Oh Mom, I Can Not Hold You Close Enough Knowing I am in the last of times with my Mother, and not wanting to forget these sweet, fleeting moments, I write. Today is a memory with...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 14 Responses Mar 25

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    The following disclaimer was provided by my friend Trysta09 Like i`ve stated before please learn how to start a conversation. It really is important in text, where I can't hear...
    seraphinamisbhavn seraphinamisbhavn 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I have seen both sides of it. Dad died of a heart attack out of the blue, it was his first one, random. And mind blowing. I was grown and out of the house but still when I answered...
    Tracymichelle77 Tracymichelle77 26-30 1 Response Mar 27

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    My mom passed away when i was 7, actually she died on my birthday, i was so young and i so her dead body. She had breast cancer, she faught for almost 4 years, she even travekked...
    salmahidayat salmahidayat 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I thought a lot as a child that it always felt a bit different with me and my mother. I could cry whine etc. until the sun came down and she'd either ignore me or reprimand me and...
    Ananananan12 Ananananan12 22-25 Apr 4

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    Right In Front Of Her-Mama's man was a bold Mofo. He did things right in front of her because he knew she wouldn't react.For instance when I was 9 or 10 and threw up a rather gross...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Where do i even start... my mother is my everything, she is my best friend and all the family i have left since i do not have a relationship with my other family due to abuse. I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 7

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    My mother in law is something serious. I cannot tell if she is truly nuts or .. just crazy jealous, clingy, selfish, and extremely rude... Well first of all before I met her my...
    dayrinp dayrinp 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    There are many women but few mothers. A mother makes sacrifices for her children. She puts her life and dreams on hold to care, nurture and love her children. She has a kiss that...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I know this one doesn't count as abuse, but it sure as Hell sticks out in my young mind. I was about 12 I think. We were on the way to Target. Me,my sister,Papa, and Mama. Papa...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Left Behind In A Broken Nation- It's been 13 years since I saw my mother last at age 7. I saw her less than a month after my father was arrested in Russia and thanks to my...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    A Mothers's Love!! A mother like mine is hard to find, A mother like mine is one of a kind! A mother like mine so pure and true Who often went without to help pull us through...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Mar 26

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    My despise my mother in law experience is bit of a backwards situation, in no way is she mean to me or is she that "evil" woman most wives complain of - in fact she is the complete...
    mittengirl mittengirl 26-30, F Mar 28

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    My mum is the type of mum where if I say "can you pick me up some ____?" she'll get it. But the moment I say "Mum, I need you." , "Mum, I'm not feeling good." , "Mum, I need your...
    jheyjuneice jheyjuneice 18-21, F Apr 1

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    As a child....I've always seen and heard things. Terrifying things.. That had me scared to sleep at night. I dreamt of future events. I had a dream about my grandfathers death at...
    nativesoul73 nativesoul73 41-45 Apr 2

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    Too Young To Remember- My mother was killed in a car wreck when I was 1 or 2(my stepfather can't keep dates straight). We were on the highway when a double cab truck jumped the...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 Apr 3

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    The other day I was working on a project for my studies. It's an emotional art piece - it's about me coming to find my own self, to ground in myself rather than in other people...
    onelife22 onelife22 22-25, F Apr 7

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    My mother is amazing! Her sister ( my auntie) was diagnosed with a brain tumour and it was awful my family has already been struggling. It was tough on everyone especially her...
    Luce13579 Luce13579 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    When I was failing my Algebra 2 class back in Sophomore year I never told anyone I was doing bad in the class. Whenever other teachers and my parents/friends asked me how I was...
    Sigint8 Sigint8 18-21, M Mar 25

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    My boyfriend's mother "thinks" she hates me. I write "thinks" because I suspect it is not me she hates. She has hated every women her son has been with. She has been the cause of...
    pipadm pipadm 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My parents divorced when I was four, my father left when I was five. He had visitation rights and one day simply didn't show up. My mother called, he had emigrated. I didn't...
    MonaO78 MonaO78 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Isn't it strange how society projects an image of mothers as selfless and sacrificing living saints? Mine was anything but. Without warning she could become outraged about...
    Fyrefox Fyrefox 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Okay, I appreciate my mother for cooking for me, washing my clothes etc. But other than being a good housewife and a good cook, I can't think of anything else that's good about her...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I'm 18 living in a hellhouse. For almost 9 years, my unemployed brother (second oldest in the family of four kds) of has moved into our (my parents and mine) home and ruined...
    lopunny16 lopunny16 18-21 Mar 23

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    My mother and I grew apart after she had my sister which is only natural but the bridge grew and grew over the years. I was to fat, I liked weird things, I was stupid, dramatic, I...
    Cerci575 Cerci575 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Like how i look up to my father, my mother is also another role model. The thing i admire her the most is that she is open minded to a lot of things and has few hatred for rare and...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F Apr 7

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    My mother said if i keep being myself i will end up being alone. She said not to run for a school office because she doesn't want to deal with me not winning. She thinks i don't...
    elinorkaye elinorkaye 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My father died of cancer last year in October. I am an only child and since I was small, I have never been able to get along with my mother. She is a very good human being and has...
    anxvar anxvar 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have recently learned to adapt to my mother's subtle abuse with either a quick retort back or simply not giving her any ammunition to use behind my back. I wrote an earlier...
    amazingyou amazingyou 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been married to my husband for 10 years and together for 13. Before we married, I thought my MIL was like the mother I never had. (My mother past away when I was a young...
    adreanasmom adreanasmom 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've just seen the final episode, and I have to say that it was fantastic. I had heard the synopsis before hand, and had initially been angry at hearing about Robin and Barney's...
    TedMosby123 TedMosby123 18-21, M Apr 1

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    My mother never taught me coping skills for life. She was a drunk, abusive negligent parent and now that I'm a mother and wife I have no skills to fall back on. I have to fight my...
    paramedic2 paramedic2 22-25, F Mar 19