I Am a Mother of Teenagers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    The Negative Emotions Of Mothering

    My daughter hates me. Sure, I'm told 800 times a day she doesn't and that she will come around. That one day she will realize and we will be the best of friends. In the meantime... I don't know how not to feel so brokenhearted and so hurt. I'm a mother. I'm just supposed to...
    ym4490 ym4490
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

    I am a mother of twin boys.

    They are now 18 and attending a local junior college. One of my teenagers wants to be a doctor and my other teenager wants to be an attorney.
    singleredheadfemale singleredheadfemale
    46-50, F
    Apr 10, 2015

    It Doesn't Matter What You Say - You Are Always Wrong

    I love my daughter I do!  But...........she drives me to distraction sometimes.I know and can remember what **** time my teens were, I can empathize, I can and do try and help!  But will she let me?  Does she hear me? Perhaps if she talked and didn't shout.  Perhaps if she...
    wisiwig wisiwig
    46-50, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2011

    Happy Mother's Day to all the mums on this side

    of the world today . Hope we all have a lovely day.
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    1 Response Mar 6, 2016

    My Daughters Have Always Been Difficult

    In their different ways, my girls have been hard to raise, but now they are teenagers and it is harder to deal with them. The youngest, who is almost 13, challenges me constantly, throws the constant, pointless drama, and generally makes things difficult for the rest of my...
    mexpat mexpat
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 21, 2011

    Test Of A Lifetime

    Did you ever look at your  two year old baby and ask yourself "when will he grow up and be a teenager?" Well maybe the next time people say that about their babies, remind them that they should brace themselves for the biggest challenge of parenthood.Being the...
    Brownrose42 Brownrose42
    41-45, F
    Nov 30, 2009

    Teenagers And Alcohol

    hi ya'll..brand new to this group and pretty new to ep. anyway, i have 2 teenage boys..15 and 16. i'm [pretty involved so i know kids and names and reputation etc. so last night there was a party, in my neighborhood, 1 1/2 blocks away,we know the parents ( who wound up being...
    doodlebird doodlebird
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

    My Daughter

    omg where to begin,my daughter is 18,she is the love of my life,(i think thats the problem) please,when will it get normal around here ??My husband and I feel like strangers in our home,everything always depends on daughters mood,if she is nice we kiss *** to stay nice,if she is...
    celleste celleste
    Feb 9, 2013

    So It Has Begun

    Well, the time for testing me has begun. My oldest child is a 14 year-old girl. She is an intelligent, honor-roll student, beautiful, book-worm, vegetarian, creative, earth-conscious wonder!! She has always had a big circle or clique of friends, but never shown much interest in...
    craZnaomi craZnaomi
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2009

    I am a mom of two teenage girls.

    I do not have any boys.
    momandher2girls momandher2girls
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 15, 2014

    My Lovely Daughter And Wonderful Husband Will Not Stop Fighting

    Hi everyone im new at this. Idk where to go to talk yo pple. So i found this group. OK so here it goes. My 17 almost 18 yr old daughter will not stop fighting with heru dad My husband takes her phone to check messages just to find things he doesn't like so he can fight with her...
    Katwil1522 Katwil1522
    May 17, 2012

    A Constant Battle: Teenagers Give You Heaven and Hell

    I can't believe the mood swings, the love, the hate, the inconsistency and irrationality.  I am at the point where I swear I will never have kids again, although thats tempered by the feeling that if I did do it again I'd do it so much better. I try SO HARD to do...
    silverswim silverswim
    1 Response Sep 20, 2009

    My Daughter Wants Support .....

    I cant do it! Lately I keep cleaning up all her messes. She lives with me and is 22 trying to get back on her feet and back into school. I'm sooo tired. I also have an 18 year old and a 19 yr old. My 18 yr old doesnt feel like she can ask for any kind of financial help/support...
    reynaprimero reynaprimero
    36-40, F
    Feb 21, 2013

    Confession i am a single parent Dad

    but i am concerned is it wrong to spank my son at a final warning ?
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    Oct 26, 2015

    It seems the most self indulgent of ages.

    Seemingly the most narrowest of visions. Looking out to the world through self serving eyes. Satisfaction the reward , only when the self is served. Maturity dictated by the body's slow growth. Opportunities presenting themself along the way , chance after chance to show...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 25, 2015

    I am a mom of 2 boy teenagers

    and 2 girl teenagers as well. My life has been very full right now with teenagers. I love them very much.
    leslieathome leslieathome
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 27, 2014

    I am a mother of two teenage boys.

    I love all of my kids. No, I have not pulled out my hair yet but considering it. I just gave them their sex education tips. I got in there and just did it in a professional and comfortable manner. I found it easier than I thought it would be for us. I will follow up with...
    momworkingout momworkingout
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jun 16, 2014
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