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    ok I was talking to some guy on here

    who says if he had kids he would give 15 20 belts across the arse with a wooden spoon or open hand for punishment. I find this totally wrong and disturbing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 24

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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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    I am going to say it.

    ....Birthday party gift bags are B.S.!
    Randomgirl1122 Randomgirl1122 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I do have kids. 3 altogether.

    I have two living, my first one passed on. I will always miss you Angel. I love all of my kids with an equal love. I can honestly say I would do anything for them. I am grateful to God for them and for the loving husband who blessed me so much and continues to do so everyday.
    bubble83 bubble83 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Lizzie got to be in the miss amazing beauty

    pageant for our state tonight. It's a beauty pageant for girls and women with disabilities. She got rising star princess a tiara and a trophy and a medal for going out there and being herself. Such a proud mama right now
    brookeluv4evr brookeluv4evr 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    brookeluv4evr brookeluv4evr 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm struggling with being a single mother.

    I left my child's father when I was pregnant and I had to move in with my mom. I have no car but I have a decent job. I have no friends and no support. My family doesn't listen to me they just run over me. I feel so very alone. I'm struggling with depression and anxiety I've...
    SingleMommy21 SingleMommy21 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    And though one went home to be with the Lord

    and my youngest is son to be 37 God is God
    Queen57 Queen57 56-60, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    im 16 and i had a baby not to long ago the

    father for my baby left me after he gave me an atomic we-dgie and when i told him i was pregnant but ya the only people that support me are my sisters i need advise or at least someone to talk to about all this so if you are willing too, just send me a message
    sexybully sexybully 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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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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    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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    Hey moms, I have a problem.

    ..I guess. My son is 11 months and a few days. Since a bit more than a week he keeps waking up around 1AM-4AM. Right now I am tired and a bit cranky because I haven't had a proper sleep in days...Is this behaviour normal? I check his temperature, diaper, if he is hungry but it...
    orcaliber orcaliber 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    being a mommy to a special needs child is not

    easy but if god didn't think i could handle it he never would of picked me to raise my beautiful and loving baby girl and i am forever thankful that he gave me the biggest blessing in my life and maybe she can't walk or talk normally or dress herself maybe she needs to be...
    brookeluv4evr brookeluv4evr 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    My daughter makes me proud.

    ......isn't she just a doll???? 
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 23 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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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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    Me to my older son on the way to a scouts

    meeting at a veteran's post: if you were a soldier, and you had the choice between saving the flag or saving your life, which would you choose? He without hesitation: the flag Me: As your mother I tell you, a flag can be replaced, your life cannot. He: But it's a symbol of our...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    My mother wanted a baby

    when she was 41 years old and she could! Believe me, it was a miracle! Now, a few years later, Iยดm so happy for her. Wanna try? Look this:
    cloe4c cloe4c 22-25, F Apr 23

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    My oldest has night terrors.

    It makes me crazy when other people say their child has night terrors as well. While it is possible, I know it's most likely not true because how calm they are about it. A nightmare and a night terror are two completely different things. When a child has a nightmare, they wake...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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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 10 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    I am in the middle of a divorce from an abuser

    and our kids are treating me different now. I think they are mad at me for not just putting up with the treatment and keeping the ideal family of mom and dad staying together forever. I had to divorce for my own sanity and now I feel like I'm being punished.
    mamoose1970 mamoose1970 41-45, F 11 Responses a week ago

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    I am a mom and I have 6 sons.

    Their ages are from 13 to 25. I am a strict but fair mom when I am disciplining my boys. I believe strongly in spanking and other forms of punishment. It all depends on the age and what my sons have done to warrant such measures of a spanking and other things I could do to...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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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 gave birth to a beautiful baby boy about one

    month ago. I was diagnosed with preeclampsia and had to be induced after three painful days of labor and my cervix refusing to dilate the doctors finally decided to give me a C-section. Even the my body rejected the epidural medication and was put under. I woke up a couple hours...
    UnicornHannah UnicornHannah 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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    I am a mother of three children.

    Four counting a daughter of my husband's by another woman. And, all of them are grown now, but I will always be their mother, and will always love them. I can't imagine my life without ever not having given birth to them. Raising them, caring for them, sharing their lives with...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Me to my sons: Aren't you forgetting something?

    My older: what's that? Me: To go to bed. It's almost an hour after their usual bedtime. And I decided to gloss over the fact that I too forgot. A parent's privilege: it's not my fault.
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 24

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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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    even though I lost my little one I'm still a

    Mummy.. always miss you my little darling
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 3

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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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    I'm 16, my son is 1 1/2.

    I had him at 14 due to rape. Me and him both are healthy and strong and I thank god everyday for what he blessed me with.
    HeartBigBeatsQuiet HeartBigBeatsQuiet 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Sometimes you find that your kids really do

    take in some of the lessons they were taught. I am a very proud Mom today(And everyday, really) because both my guys seem to be making positive choices in spite of adversity and peer pressure I just wanted to say that both of them are kind, good, sweet guys. It's on days like...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Me (addressing the pillow): Pillow,

    have you see my son? My son lifts his head slightly off the pillow in slight surprise. Me: Ah, good job, pillow, finding him for me! :)
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 22

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    My little one just made a huge mess with a

    bottle of BBQ sauce....I'm wondering how can someone so small make such a huge mess!!! how did she open it in the first place!!!
    clamar44 clamar44 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    Croup is one of the worst sounds coming from

    your baby. My heart hurts from feeling helpless.
    LadyJunebug LadyJunebug 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 20

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    I love days when the kids are getting along,

    when they walk through the front door after school and I can hear in their voices how much they genuinely love each other and then look out the window to see them playing catch. They're teenagers now so this quaint scene doesn't happen as often as it used to - so am enjoying...
    poetryafterdark poetryafterdark 36-40, F Apr 3

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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 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 am a recently turned 23 yr old girl

    and i would sincerely request all the moms here to genuinely tell me if i did indeed grew up emotionally abused by my mother or are all moms like dat in their own homes?? Help plss
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 2

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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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    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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    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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    I'm a mother of 1. And I suppose mothers are

    basically part of a scientific experiment to prove that sleep is not a crucial part of human life. ๐Ÿ˜…
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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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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    on bed rest the hardest part is keeping my

    youngest out of trouble but today shes being pretty good
    southernlady32 southernlady32 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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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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    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 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 54 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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