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I Am a Mother

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28,940 People

    I have a baby and she is my life !

    Being a mother is the most beautiful thing
    anabela29 anabela29 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I took 3 pregnancy test yesterday

    and they all came back positive so I went to the doctor today and found out I am 10 weeks along! A little about myself. My name is Karly I just turned 16. I am from Michigan but currently live in Florida. I met my boyfriend when I was 13. everything was GREAT for about a...
    allaboutkarly allaboutkarly 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    For years I have thought of my first Mother's

    Day. Of being able to claim that title. For years on Mother's Day I have mourned the child that died in my womb. For years I contained death, having once been a tomb. I have wondered what it is to be a mother. Now I know it is life and love. It is living with your heart...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 12 Responses May 5

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    I'm so tired of being judged by people

    including my husband about my parenting style. I believe kids learn to be trustworthy & independent by being given trust & independence. It does not make me weak or naive. I know my son will let me down & make mistakes. He's human. But me being overly concerned about everything...
    tornadowinds tornadowinds 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    Them Crazy Kids

    I once served my kids toasted hot dog rolls for breakfast when I was too tired to make pancakes. This was shortly after my brother and I had a conversation about white trash at Wal-Mart, which our upper-bourgeoisie mentality deemed appropriate to spectate and judge. Later on...
    lottalatte lottalatte 36-40, F 16 Responses Oct 15, 2012

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    Everything else might suck

    but when my son puts his arms around me and tells me he loves me-all is right in my world.
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    And it makes me think,

    the work we do cannot be compensated ever.
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    but I have no access to my special needs son.

    I feel ashamed because although I am a mother, I feel like I am not.
    fOrEvErYoURs321 fOrEvErYoURs321 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm a mother to a beautiful baby boy.

    He was born April 3rd 2011. I was very nervous that day. My boyfriend and I disturbed him, that morning we made love and I took a shower, afterwards I had to use the restroom and noticed some blood on the tissue. I got done and I dried off, once I was sitting on the bed the...
    Perseph0ne Perseph0ne 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Teach children by example not advice.

    Give them the tools to have long lasting nurturing relationships. The best gift you could ever give them is your time, not your words.
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 12 Responses Mar 7

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    I'm chasing my little demon monkey

    and tickling her. She stops and very seriously says "Mommy no more tickle my boby (body)!" "Ok I won't tickle you anymore." She looks at me confused, throws her arms up "Ugh! Ok mommy, tickle me!" And runs away
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 9 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    This is a conversation I had this morning

    after apparently my sister had another frustrating sleepless night... My lil sister, a mother of a 7 y/old son and an adorable 3 y/old daughter: Being a mother is so much more than giving birth and nurturing your child... Being a mother is the state in which you wake up 15...
    neeia neeia 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 4

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    I am a single mother of 4 kids.

    My kids ages are 9, 11, 16, and 17. I have 2 boys and 2 girls. My kids are well behaved and respect others as they have been taught by me.
    familycamping familycamping 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    Best way to get kids to do their chores?

    Threaten to take/post selfies with them. Complete with awkward duck lips.
    poetryafterdark poetryafterdark 36-40, F 13 Responses Apr 14

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    Hello everyone are you tired of the daily

    hassle of getting to work? The traffic, the limited time, the expensive gas, etc. Tired of struggling financially? The daycare, sitters, the overwhelming debt, unexpected bills, mortgage/car payment, sacrifices. Need financial freedom? Are you tired of being tired, feeling...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I'm so blessed to have 4 beautiful children

    but it can be difficult at times. Especially with my teenager. My eldest daughter (20) was in the UK the whole summer and yesterday was her first day back home. We had a nice family night , everyone was having fun , but my son Matt (16) was constantly texting and he barely...
    Katerty Katerty 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I am a mother to 4 amazing little girls all

    adopted by my partner Jennifer and me. Emma, Sophie, Lilly and Marley. Lilly and Marley have the same birth parents. Sophie is the oldest at 9, Emma and Lilly are 7 and Marley is 5.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 17

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    It's almost summer here,

    and I've been hoping I could find a running buddy to join me; this way I can go running later in the evening - when it's slightly cooler and less crowded in the tracks. As of last Sunday past, I have a running buddy: my 16 y/old son agreed to join me in my customary runs around...
    neeia neeia 41-45, F 8 Responses May 20

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    I think that of everything

    that I have done in my life, including both my successes and failures, I am most proud of being a Mother. I have two wonderful teenagers, a daughter and a son, who are the world to me.
    sassypants2 sassypants2 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    My Angel - My Miracle

    When I was 17 years old, I had completely stopped ovulating. My doctor told me that I could give up on the dream of having a child. I was 17 -- I didn't want a child at that moment. I didn't even have a boyfriend. The doctor wasn't sure if the problem would sort itself out -- or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    I have a son, he's 16,

    though he is and always will be mommys little boy haha:)
    SarahMom1978 SarahMom1978 36-40, F 18 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    yup! I am a mother! .

    ....and I will always be one now : )
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 3 days ago

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    I'm still a mother. No matter what people say.

    Sure my children may not be here and are in God's kingdom now. But that doesn't mean they've never existed. Being pregnant is one of the best things that has ever happened to me. I was quite young when I was pregnant, the first pregnancy I was 16 and the second one, I was 17. I...
    HealingRose HealingRose 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Here's how the plexus "scam" works: 1.

    You try the products (with a money back guarantee for 60 days). - If you don't like it, you get your money back, no questions asked. - If you love it, you continue on. (with a discount forever) - You get incredibly healthy (with no hidden charges)...at the cheapest price...
    vero423314 vero423314 22-25, F Jul 23

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    My youngest son just said to me,

    "mom, I know your really old, but I don't know why you don't have wrinkles yet." Im not sure if I should feel complimented they he noticed I don't have wrinkles, or concerned that he thinks I'm really old.
    emma5713 emma5713 26-30, F 13 Responses Feb 28

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    The single most important job of my life!

    My kids are my world! The true meaning of loving- perfectly!
    trying2hard trying2hard 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    My two boys just left to spend the summer with

    their dad who lives about an 18 hour drive away. First two weeks is like a vacation for me. Then I start to notice the deafening quiet. Their laughs, their fighting. I miss having someone to care for, to cook for, to give hugs to, to make things better for. I start...
    Jrae1 Jrae1 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    And I'm so scared I will not be able to protect

    him forever. I am paralysed by the thought of losing him. How could I live without the joy he brings. I love my baby boy so much.
    gloomystar gloomystar 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm loving being a mom!

    ! Gave birth to my baby girl yesterday!! Loving her and feeling blessed for the addition to my family!
    KeeWee812 KeeWee812 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 4, 2014

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    My younger son was chattering

    as I was putting him to bed, something like "I want to get more Digimon cards, but they don't sell them anymore in stores, because they used to sell them when you were a kid, like a hundred years ago ..." That's when I had to object.
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Today is my oldest son's birthday.

    This is the son who was named one of the nation's top ten heroes in 2010. He has been through so much, multiple explosions, having his jaw blown halfway off, his back broken several times, his knees have no cartilage, plus he's had his arm nearly torn off. If you can't figure...
    Harley53 Harley53 61-65, F 7 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    I'm a teen mom. Not the one you see on reality

    television, the real one. The one not scared to ask for help, who is doing what's best for her child, and just trying to be the best I can be.
    brunettemomof1 brunettemomof1 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Hi

    I'm a single mum to a 5yr old boy.. I love him so much but I've got to say this is the toughest job I've ever done, it's something that a single person will never understand until it happens to them. I feel physically and emotionally drained most of the time and it has brought...
    Mama86 Mama86 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    20 weeks and 2 days pregnant!

    I am more than half way through this pregnancy:) I can't wait to see my little boy. Mommy loves you more than anything in the world, every time I feel your kicks or little movements it puts a smile on my face, and makes my day 100 times better.
    mommytobenicole mommytobenicole 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I get paralysed by the thought of dying

    and leaving my kids.I pray 2 God to let me live until I get to see their children at least.
    khozo khozo 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The day of her birth: 24+ hours of labor,

    103.2 fever, high blood pressure..... I'm thankful, every single day, for my daughter.
    StillHere84 StillHere84 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    I am a single mother of a 4 year old little girl

    who is soooo sweet and so smart and a 1 year old girl who is so funny and can literally carry on a10min conversation with you. I am having a very hard time and that is making it difficult to be the mother they deserve. I am so impatient and I never get a break so im wore out and...
    brittany011 brittany011 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    My daughter makes me proud.

    ......isn't she just a doll???? 
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 46-50, F 21 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    mommycrystal mommycrystal 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Well, I am a guy, but I want to ask something

    to the group members. Have any of you or your acquaintances have removed their uterus surgically. My mother got her uterus removed a year ago. Now she is having irregular bowl, indigestion, and very much worried about trivial things (such as, she screams we ran out of sugar, or...
    Adamsofeve Adamsofeve 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Baby number one is due next year.

    I am so happy and excited. Everything is falling into place well. Each problem I have encountered has been resolved and the baby is being given as clean of a bill of health as is possible for this stage. The child is my life and I wouldn't change a thing about her. Each day is a...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 4

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    But that's not all I am to my children.

    I am everything under the sun rolled into one. Mother is so much deeper than just giving birth to your children. Being a mother is my greatest accomplishment. Nothing brings me greater joy then knowing my babies love me regardless of my flaws and knowing that I am their mother...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    I am. What else to say?

    I do my best - as nearly every mother. Sometimes I fail as well. I'm not a perfect mother. They don't exist.
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 30

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    I am a single mom of 5 kids.

    My sons are 13,17, and 21. My daughters are 25 and they are twins.
    singlemomwith5kids singlemomwith5kids 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I am a mother. I love being a mother

    even when it gets rough
    linapl3 linapl3 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    my husband doesn't want me to get a tattoo.

    he says it's bad for my kids education...i just wanna tattoo my sons name on my wrist. what do think?
    foreverwithu foreverwithu 31-35, F 16 Responses Aug 15

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