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I Am a Mother

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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 8 Responses Feb 4

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    kayroxyoursox kayroxyoursox 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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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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    Who says mom can't be fun?

    ;) no but in all honesty, people look at me and don't imagine I'm a mom ... Maybe it's all my tattoos
    givemeabeer givemeabeer 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    tlizzy531 tlizzy531 22-25, F Mar 25

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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 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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    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 1 day ago

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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 5 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    I'm Maria I absolutely find nothing more

    satisfying than being a mom. I love both our daughters. I love my husband. I love our two dogs. I love having sex with my hubby. I love kissing, hugging my daughters. I love taking our dogs out for a walk. Maria
    Mariazero Mariazero 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am an older mom of seven

    and pregnant again now with #8. I have 4 boys and 3 girls.
    momathercomputer momathercomputer 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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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 7 Responses Apr 6

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    to a bunch of cats :3

    and a fish and a hamster... and a crab and a sister to 3 dogs.. true story
    A1133cat A1133cat 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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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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    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 5 Responses Mar 26

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    Hey guys, My husband

    and I have quite a story about how our family came to be. He got pregnant with his ex in 2010. He was never told she was pregnant. He was told he had a son 2 weeks after his birth. He stepped up to the plate, furnished his apartment for the baby and tried his best to make it...
    embelina06 embelina06 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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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 4 Responses Apr 6

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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 18 Responses 4 days ago

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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 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I have 4 kids - my daughter is 7

    and very independent, mature, kind of needs her space ... my boys are 4 (almost 5), 3 and 1 --- we have a 3 bedroom house. The bedrooms are all very big, thankfully. But my question is - would you have the 7 year old girl and 5 year old boy share a room for now or give the...
    lifesimplified lifesimplified 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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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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    I have a son, he's 16,

    though he is and always will be mommys little boy haha:)
    SarahMom1978 SarahMom1978 36-40, F 19 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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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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    and I love it! I have 2 kids

    and they're my pride and joy!
    nottoooldfornewthings nottoooldfornewthings 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2014

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    I'm so in love with my daughter

    but she is growing up too fast for me. She's 9 and wants to be independent and I can't cut the cord. All she tells me is "I'm not a baby anymore". I'm a smother!! I just want to hug and kiss on her so she know how much I love her. I think I need to have another baby
    CiaraBangBang CiaraBangBang 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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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
    Heretorant Heretorant 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    I am a very happy wife

    and mother of six. All of my kids are on their own and I have an empty nest. I have many grandchildren too. I have a great family relationship with my husband, kids, and grandchildren as well. All three of my daughters are pregnant now. Our family is growing so fast. I wish...
    olderwifeandmom olderwifeandmom 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 23

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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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    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'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'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 4 Responses Mar 25

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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 12 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    My poor buddy is sick :( time

    for some netflix while I put him to sleep.
    TheAngelAlyssaH TheAngelAlyssaH 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I am very happily married

    and a mother of three. i have two boys and one girl. They are all teenagers and live at home with my husband and me.
    olderfemalesunbathing olderfemalesunbathing 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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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 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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    Www.etsy.com/shop/reneescreations88
    reneelove1 reneelove1 26-30, F Mar 19

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    TooMuchProsecco TooMuchProsecco 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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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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    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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    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 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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    Have You Met My Son???

    My son is the world's greatest man....ever.... He stopped by today.....I didn't even know he was here, until I heard the shovel scraping on the front step.... I looked out, and there he was, my kind, generous, tall and gorgeous son, shoveling my step....and he had already...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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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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    I am a mother to a fantastic three year old

    little boy :) he is my best friend and my little champion. If it wasn't for him, im sure i wouldn't be half the woman i am today. He is my one in a million miracle :)
    LaurenBrion13 LaurenBrion13 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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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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