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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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    Not too good of one today.

    I have felt funky since I woke up so the TV has been entertaining my child a good bit of the day. Well that and his toys. According to the pediatrician no tv until after 2 years old, but my child is beyond advanced and this doesn't happen often.
    SereneThoughts SereneThoughts 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 have two boys who keep me more

    than on my feet, if its not boxing which they both do its basketball which my youngest has played for the past two years and is starting american football too. There smiles keep you on a high, i have so much to thank them for ...
    cazzi87 cazzi87 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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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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    I am a mom of five girls

    and two boys. Four of my kids are on their own leaving three kids at home to raise.
    femalemusiclover femalemusiclover 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The Perfect Mother??

    Long time ago a friend of mine came to visit me, all my babies were crying and I was still very calm managing the situation, then she said to me: „You do not look like a mother, you look peaceful, not tired and you do not have food spots on your clothes…” Is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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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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    I miss my baby every time

    when I go to work. I love my little bundle of joy very much!
    LBMia LBMia 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 5 Responses Jun 17

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    I have definitely reached a milestone in

    motherhood! All of my children are over 18! Woo Hoo! What an accomplishment! I know they still need me and I plan on keeping them a major part of my life, but the question is, where do I go from here???
    wantingattentionbad wantingattentionbad 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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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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    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'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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    I have 3 babies; 2 year old twin boys

    and a 3 year old girl. Girl was planned, boys were a complete utter surprise. They keep me busy and give my life more meaning however there are a lot of days where the crying, whining, constantly needing something, baths, and messes just get to be extremely exhausting. Having 3...
    AmayaHoo AmayaHoo 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    My kids have their first swim meet today.

    I'm a really good sports mom - I leave the coaching to the coaches and all they hear me say is: "I love watching you. Your body looks so strong." Evidently the meets can take between 4-5 hours. All the families set up shade tents or tents on the side of the pool and hang out...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 6

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    I love my little family

    so much. Each child with his/her unique personality, each so infinitely precious. Sometimes they send me mad, but at the end of the day, I am head over heels for my little people. I am so proud of who they are becoming. I love seeing their compassion and love at work...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    I'm not an actual mother

    but I'm like the second mother to my nephew (2) and niece (new born). My sister is a great mom, but it's really hard with two young children. I hate children. I mean I love my two babies (their character and that they are the babies of my belived sister) but I hate the child in...
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 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 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 2 Responses Jun 18

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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 61 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    Well today is Father's Day

    and as unusual oldest daughter always tells me happy Father's Day and posts on Facebook something like thanks for being the best father she could ask for. Wish my other 2 would appreciate me that much but they have not been on their own so I guess they do not have the ability to...
    granny1969 granny1969 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    I am not really a fan of children.

    Yeah they're cute&adorable, but I'm alright helping my mother with her other three kids. I'm oldest in the house apart from my mother. Life can be so stressful when it comes to looking after these kids, I barely get a break away from them. I have no life what no ever. Half the...
    SarahDotCom SarahDotCom 16-17, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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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    ladytasia92 ladytasia92 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    My name is Emilee, and this is my story.

    At the age of 14, I met this boy who won my heart. We were the perfect couple that everyone wanted until we were 16. We had sex and I got pregnant. Our relationship started to fall apart, but we managed to keep it. Months later, our child Ethan was born. We got pregnant again at...
    emileemarie85 emileemarie85 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 13

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    I am a mother to a 7 year old daughter 10 year

    old step daughter 13 year old step son and a son on the way I love them all so much even though I don't get to see my step kids it's ok but I still talk to them on the phine. I may not have my daughter but trying my darn to get her back I miss her so much but I still love them...
    starryeyes2008 starryeyes2008 31-35, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Hello this is for all the people

    that are looking for a flexible job and to make money doing something for the greater good that feels so rewarding. Plexus is a worldwide million dollar company that allows me to work from home. It's all easy access and you get to inform others about the benefits of taking...
    PlexusSlimChick PlexusSlimChick 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have reached another milestone in Motherhood.

    I saw my boy off to his induction visit to High School this morning. Seven years at primary school and the end of a cycle. Seven years ago he was preparing to start primary school for the first time, had just become a brother. Forward 7 years, he has been gifted with...
    LoveTheLifeYourLiving LoveTheLifeYourLiving 41-45, F Jun 24

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    TooMuchProsecco TooMuchProsecco 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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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 9 Responses Jun 6

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    I am a mom of three kids.

    I have two boys ages 13 and 17 and a girl age 23.
    femaleatthelake femaleatthelake 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 7

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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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    I believe good parenting requires humility.

    You can relate to your children at any age with respect and still maintain authority.
    tornadowinds tornadowinds 46-50, F Jun 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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    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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    My day thus far: 8 am appointment

    for my son. After that, took him to get an allergy shot. Then we went home, checked in on the other 2, got them all breakfast. Drove all the way to work. Dealt with a bunch of crazy sh!t including my boss. Walked a quick 1.1 miles with coworker as stress relief. Left work, stuck...
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days 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 4 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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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 8 Responses May 20

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    People keep telling me how proud they are,

    but I wonder if they'd still be proud if they knew how frustrated I get. If they knew how I scream, yell and cry. If that knew that some days I don't do anything, I just give my kids pre prepared food because I just can't function. I wonder if they'd still be proud if they knew...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a mother of 5 and have 8 grandkids.

    It is a great time for me to help raise my grandkids. Most of my grandkids are younger but I have a few are teenagers too.
    canadiannative canadiannative 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 27 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a very proud loving mother.

    My daughter is the best thing that ever happened to me and she changed my life when I had her at 16. You could say we grew up together, teaching each other through the years. I owe her so much for that, but she says she owes me so much more. We are two of a kind and just love...
    LadySylvia LadySylvia 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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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 15 Responses Apr 14

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    poohpoohblack poohpoohblack 26-30, F Jun 13

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