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I Am a Mother

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    I have one child, I want more.

    I love children. But most of all, I love being a mom. Can't wait for it to happen for me.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Somehow, I dare to say,

    even your child, mine, or hers didn't make it to live with us; I do think that we still deserve the title. There is something, no one talks and knows about, and that is the feeling that finds a girl, settles in her heart and transforms her to a beautiful mom. It is a silent...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 4 Responses May 6

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    My first mother's day!

    And I'm expecting another!! Moms we rock!!
    youreable youreable 26-30, F 5 Responses May 10

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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 31-35, F 56 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    Treyson was born yesterday at 9:35 weighing

    6lbs 11 ounces and 19 inches long. Already breastfeeding like a champ. I am so in love.
    mommycrystal mommycrystal 18-21, F 6 Responses May 7

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    Hey I'm not a mother

    but I just wanted to say Happy Mother's Day to all those mothers on E-P
    BlackMagicAttack BlackMagicAttack 26-30, F 1 Response May 10

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    Today, I received a letter from MYSELF thanking

    me for trying to be the best mother for my children and to other children. It felt good to be appreciated. Thank you MYSELF for your appreciation. I feel LOVED.. ❤️❤️ Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms...Enjoy!!
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 5 Responses May 9

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    Sometimes being a big brother is better

    than being a super hero.
    mommycrystal mommycrystal 18-21, F May 14

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    My children are overwhelming me.

    They demand my attention virtually every waking hour and several sleeping hours, too. They are twins and are physically large. They talk constantly. They make constant messes, eat constantly, and consume endless resources. My life feels like an endless stream of demands and...
    Buttercate Buttercate 36-40, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Little man is living the good life of a newborn.

    Lots of cuddles, sleep, mother's milk and swing relaxation. 💙
    mommycrystal mommycrystal 18-21, F May 10

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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...
    TragicWhispers TragicWhispers 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    So, my son is printing dozens of album covers

    to tape all over his walls. There goes ALL the printer ink.
    tornadowinds tornadowinds 46-50, F 2 Responses May 16

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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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    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 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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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 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 4

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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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    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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    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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    My husband and I I just started an Indiegogo

    campaign to help raise funds for her IVF medications. What are the recommended avenues for getting the word out? The campaign is here for reference  .https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ivf--39#/story
    EMAA123 EMAA123 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    TooMuchProsecco TooMuchProsecco 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    This really belongs in several categories,

    but first and foremost, I am a mother. I have a six year old daughter that I surrendered custody of to my step mom when she was one. I spent 3 years in foster care, and was very ill prepared for the "real" world, and when my daughter was 10 months old, I realized I could barely...
    FosterCareSurvivor2007 FosterCareSurvivor2007 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I really hope that everyone had a nice Mother's

    Day, because I sure didn't. :-( I really wanted a day that I could call my own, but my husband really wanted to make sure that we visited his mother because, as he put it, didn't want her to be by herself on Mother's Day. We took her to lunch and dropped her off, but I wish...
    AriaShakti AriaShakti 31-35, F 7 Responses May 11

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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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    Super sappy mom moment.

    Little man and I are at the hospital for him to sun bathe and kick this jaundice to the curb. 💪🏻 He's under the light and I'm in a room by myself waiting for him to be hungry. I am actually tearing up over the fact that I'm physically alone for the first time in 9 months...
    mommycrystal mommycrystal 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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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 36-40, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    People ask me all the time.

    "What's being a mom like?" Honestly, it's a lot like being responsible for tiny drunk people who constantly need your attention/ focus every four minutes. Best way I can describe it. Kids are definitely...a handful to say the least. But having them has made my life so much more...
    kkktookmybabyaway kkktookmybabyaway 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    Happy Mother's Day to all mothers out there,

    whether you are a past, present or soon to be moms. May your day be filled with love, joy and laughter.
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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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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    I am a mother of two amazing little boys.

    When I am with them my heart is full. The times I sit still and look at them I see just how fragile life is. I had someone ask me who was my favorite child. I was mortified at such a silly question! The answer is so simple, I love them both the most just different. I really...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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    I have 3 kids that don't live with me .

    It breaks me heart daily I miss them so much . I find myself almost in tears at work and home there are tears . My oldest will turn 16 in July and won't even speak to me cause I told him to clean his room . I suppose it's just the teenage thing there going thru . My mom...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Happy Mothers day to all the Momas out there !

    I hope everyone has an AWESOME day ! :D
    roxy20122929292 roxy20122929292 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Does your kids, sometimes use sayings

    or terms wrong, when they mean to say something else. For example, if they said, "feeding me up" when they actually mean, "chewing me up" or "eating me up"?When their loved ones give them kisses or get dog licks. You realize what they are trying to say. After you ask them, what...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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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 14 Responses Feb 28

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    Son: Hi Mama, what time is your ETA?

    Me : About 6:00 pm Son: Copy that. I'll pick you up at the airport then. Have a safe flight Ma. Me: Thank you son ** it's always a blessing to be loved and cared by your son.
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 6 Responses May 16

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    and I love it! I have 2 kids

    and they're my pride and joy!
    nottoooldfornewthings nottoooldfornewthings 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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    My whole life in one picture.

    I love my little family so much. Even though I am young and have 3 kids I couldn't imagine my life without them.
    mommycrystal mommycrystal 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    Hi! I'm Karen, I'm new here.

    I'm married and I have 3 beautiful daughters. if you want to chat contact me!
    karenmillington karenmillington 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    ( A message from my kids on Mother's

    Day) Happy Mother's Day to the Best Mother in the entire universe! Our Super Mom! ❤ You never fail to be the best mom any person can be. You always provide us with all the love, care and support that we need. You inspire us to be better persons and you never forget to humble...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a mother to 3 beautiful boys age 8 5

    and 1.the eldest two have the same father .the youngest has a different one.The 2 eldest childrens dad is paranoid schizophrenic they have no contact with him.my youngest sons dad is dead he commited suicide. i have no family that i bother with apart from my grandparents who are...
    uncontrollabledesire88 uncontrollabledesire88 26-30, F 3 Responses May 17

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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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    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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    What are you feeling,

    when your child going to first time in kindergarden? I will have known that feelings on September this year.
    Alexandra227 Alexandra227 22-25, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    Happy Mother's Day to the real Heroes of the

    world...Mothers! ❤️❤️
    Yogi31 Yogi31 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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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 13 Responses Mar 7

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    I am so happy to be a mother ny baby is

    now 1 and shes walking and teething she is just wonderful.
    footballgal56 footballgal56 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    The worse Mother's Day of my life.

    I'm suppose to be celebrating this day with my daughter. Now I'm sitting here miserable and taking abuse from family. Of all days, why do I have to feel like the world would be better off without m