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I Am a Mother

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    On August 4th, 2010 I have birth to a beautiful

    baby girl (from here on I will call her Love) She was unexpected, but I loved her from the moment I know I was pregnant. Shortly after she turned 2, I lost custody of her. It's a constant struggle, but I refuse to give up until I'm both worthy of and awarded custody back...
    DazzleDesire DazzleDesire 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have two teenage children ( one of each )

    and I still take them across my lap for a sound spanking whenever they deserve it.
    StrictMomBarbara StrictMomBarbara 36-40, F 75 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    And it makes me think,

    the work we do cannot be compensated ever.
    KosmicKonnection KosmicKonnection 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2015

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    Hey guys its Jake sassys husband.

    I'm proud to announce Henry jay was born this morning at 1241 pm. Both are doing well.
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 16 Responses Oct 31, 2015

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    Hard to believe jay will be 3 months old

    tomorrow. He's getting so big weighing 14 pounds. He's started sleeping 6 to 7 hours at night which is a blessing cause me and Jake can get sleep. He's rolling over and trying to eat everything he can get his hands on. He's starting to get hair which I thank god for that. I...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    The Last Time. From the moment you hold your

    baby in your arms, you will never be the same. You might long for the person you were before, When you have freedom and time, And nothing in particular to worry about. You will know tiredness like you never knew it before, And days will run into days that are exactly the same...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have 2 kids. My son has problems in focussing

    on class. He is very intelligent and smart. But this focus issues is dragging his grades down. So sad about this.
    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Jan 26

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    I have a son who has become addicted,

    i fear, to video games. He is in his thirties and makes no effort to find work. I have been supporting him through college, but he graduated over a year ago. He has asked for help finding a job and filling out applications. He's in a small town with no jobs. I want him to come...
    Nantasy Nantasy 66-70, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Having children was the best thing to ever

    happen to me. I have 2 son's, 19 and 21, I don't know how I feel about them eventually leaving the "nest".
    myjason myjason 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There are just SO. MANY.

    THINGS I want my daughter to know. Like: Girls should never apologize for saying NO. Say it to boyfriends, bosses, scary PTA moms and the pushy lady at Bath and Body Works. And own it. Because you are allowed. Every girl should own one couch that they picked out with...
    KnockoutGnome KnockoutGnome 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    Not many people know this,

    cause its still painful sometimes. I am a mother of 4 kids, yes most know 3 of them, but 18 years ago, I lost my son to death before birth. It was one of the most painful emotional experience. Then I had my daughters, whom I've lost too, but to their father in a nasty divorce...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 30

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    My son got diagnosed with ADHD.

    He is put on medication adderel. He says head hurts and lost appetite. He is a very sweet boy, not a complainer. When he says something it means it is very true. I am lost don't know how to deal with this. I am in so sad.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 4

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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, 2015

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    I love my beautiful son.

    He's so clever, handsome and sweet, he makes me very proud 😊
    stephanie29 stephanie29 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2015

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    Just welcomed 2 baby girls into this world via

    emergency c section they have them in the NICU they were born at 28 weeks and 3 days Madison Nicole born at 12:30 pm 2 lbs 14 oz 16 inches long and Leah Isabelle born at 12:34 pm 2 lbs 8 oz 15 inches long
    Pandalover7 Pandalover7 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 10, 2015

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    19Tamsin59 19Tamsin59 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    That moment when you discover

    that should your sneakers ever go missing, your 10 year old's pair will do in a pinch, because they fit you. *sigh*
    DaughterOfRain DaughterOfRain 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    i gave birth to my daughter yesterday :) im

    really excited and ready for the challenge of parenthood
    mommyJess mommyJess 13-15, F 11 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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    I have three boys but I am no longer a mom to

    them. my oldest I spent 3 yrs with then his dad my ex husband got full custody. he refuses to allow me to talk to my which in the agreement I can Skype or talk on the phone, but I get to neither he is now 6. my middle son I spent 4 mos with and haven't seen since because I had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 31

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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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    My daughter during out video chat an hour ago

    said... " You know Mama during my labor, it was very painful and I thought of you. How painful it was when you gave birth to me, and I am forever grateful to you for giving me life." Me: Then, what happened after you gave birth to your daughter? She: I've forgotten the pain...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2015

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    I'm living a double life.

    Only a mother could understand. Giving 110% for my career while simultaneously dying a little more every day that I'm not home with my baby. Each week that passes feels like lost time I will never get back. If I had my way, I would quit tomorrow. No, I would quit tonight...
    tomzgirl tomzgirl 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I tried to teach my daughter how to say her

    brothers name which is Nolan and she says NoNo.... Nolan isnt a nono but she is doing good!
    TeenmommyNikki TeenmommyNikki 16-17, F 14 Responses Nov 12, 2015

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    After several days of not hearing from my girl.

    Mom. My health is not getting any better. I just can't keep anything down. And goes on to describe her symptoms. She also states that she missed her last cycle. I suggest she see a doctor asap. She's describing symptoms of a bladder infection. I ask if she's tested for...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 2

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    My beautiful baby girl is here

    and she is more perfect than I ever could have imagined <3 I love her more than anything and I will never let anything harm her. Welcome to the world Ariya <3
    bombsarenotmusic bombsarenotmusic 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 6, 2015

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    Having experienced a roller coaster of baby

    excitement in recent weeks here's my lowdown on the reality of having a baby. Buckle up mummies..(or look away now) Having a baby-THE TRUE FACTS 1. You will cry..not just buckets but ENTIRE OCEANS of tears. About nothing and everything..when it gets to the point of a 20minute...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 11 Responses Jan 30

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    Sometimes, I miss taking care of myself

    and doing things I like. I hardly ever do anything for me.
    sooz32 sooz32 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 16

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    mynameisjoy mynameisjoy 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2015

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    A sick husband A sick toddler Daily business

    chores to be done House chores to be done No one able to help you How did I do it? Motivation. Lots and lots of motivation. "This too, shall pass" running on repeat in my head.
    VVmommy VVmommy 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 41-45, F 11 Responses Jun 18, 2015

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    I used to have a friend

    that was on here she deleted her profile recently ,she isn't my friend anymore She had sex with my and hers at the time friends husband ,when she got confronted by my friend she panicked and started a fight by throwing a first punch basically sucker punched her it did not end...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 31

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    I'm a teen mom. I have 2 beautiful daughters.

    Alexandra Mae (Alex) - 4 years old Brooklyn Jane (Brooke) - 2 years old
    teenmommyof2 teenmommyof2 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I am a very proud mother this evening.

    My older son just completed the toughest of the Xbox workouts that I ever do, a mixed martial arts one, which I had actually done this morning, but when I do it I do the easier option of many of the exercises whereas he did it with the toughest options always, and he got more...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    This morning Andrew surprised me a little.

    I went to the girls' room for a minute leaving him on his tummy on our bed. I come back and he's on his back. Somebody has figured out rolling over. Youngest of my babies to do so.
    southernlady32 southernlady32 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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    Thank you Lord for the gift of life.

    My daughter has just given birth. I'm now a grandma. Welcome to the world baby Sophia and congrats to the new parents.
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 11 Responses Nov 25, 2015

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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 9 Responses Feb 4, 2015

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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 Feel for my Daughter In the very early

    morning of New Year's Eve, I woke up and found my 19-year old daughter crying on the phone with her friend. I was surprised and worried about what is going on. Since I had to go out that morning, she just texted me that she will tell me about it when I get home. Later, I...
    ladybug1234 ladybug1234 51-55, F 10 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    My only hope for my kids is

    for them to succeed in life🌹 To me success means to be at peace and be happy with what they are doing in life. It does not matter how much , but what makes them happy. This is what I pray and hope.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I may not be his birth mother

    or even his biological sister. But he is like a son to me
    Aujrennae Aujrennae 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    My daughter makes me proud.

    ......isn't she just a doll???? 
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 46-50, F 20 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    AmalfiL AmalfiL 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2015

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    I still am amazed, not only

    that I am a Mum but also that the three of them have turned out so well! I've three, two boys and a girl, all in their late teens, all independent and confident and capable of giving me such pleasure in their accomplishments as well as such worries!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 1

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    You know you're a Mom

    when you understand why Mama Bear's porridge was cold.
    KnockoutGnome KnockoutGnome 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 14

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