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I Am a Mother

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    I love being a mother it's the greatest gift

    ever. I'm so happy I have been given the chance to experience being pregnant feeling her kick and move. I remember the first day I started to feel our baby kick felt like little tap on my stomach. I think it is amazing how humans are made start with just ***** and an egg and how...
    Otis123 Otis123 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 5

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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 1 Response Dec 4, 2013

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    I wish I can be everything you need,

    I would love to answer all of your questions with confidence and knowledge... But I'm far from that I am no good. I cry every night. I am weak. you deserve better. You don't deserve to hear any yelling, you don't deserve to see your daddy and mommy act like monster's towards...
    Neblina27 Neblina27 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I always thought I would be a great mother- I

    wanted more than anything to have kids. Then I had one. I don't think I am good enough for her. but I want another one. I love my kid so much, but can I really bring another one into the world when I don't possibly think I am good enough to the one i have now?
    BlueEyedFaye BlueEyedFaye 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 23

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    I am the proud mother to four children in total.

    My husband and I had a stillborn daughter in 2004 whom we named Kerstin. After the loss of Kerstin we had a tough time getting pregnant but finally got our daughter Catherine in late 2007. She is my late husband's pride and joy. We welcomed our son John in 2009 and I can't...
    youngwidow80 youngwidow80 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Motherhood...In A Quote

    Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else's happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing, even when you're not sure what the right thing is, and to forgive yourself over and over again for doing everything...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F Mar 22, 2013

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    I am constantly amazed by the experience of

    being a mom to my baby girl and young crazy son. My life has taken some twists and turns I didn't expect but they are a gift I appreciate with every part of my being.
    JaneyW1977 JaneyW1977 36-40, F Jul 17

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    This Little Person

    Who is this person? This little girl rattling off a thousand words a minute at me. I can't get a word in edge wise! She's so tall! She's so "grownup". I look at her and she seems so wise for her age. I see her face and I see the jawline and cheekbones of a full grown woman. A...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 16 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    All women are born to be a mother by nature.

    ESpecially women from my Culture. In Western world, especially women from Broken Family who grew up without a loving mom might contradict my theory. But, I personally believe that. Even men too ! Those who has more Female chromosome in them. Once I had to write a essay in Middle...
    lifeinpresion lifeinpresion 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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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 4 Responses Jul 5

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    alliemc914 alliemc914 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My toddler girl has been having tantrums most

    of the morning. I'm not sure what set her off. Anyways, I called my H and asked him to come home from work, but he said he had meetings and things to do. He spoke to her over the phone to try to calm her down. It didn't work. He said he'd come home after work. I was so...
    thetiredmama thetiredmama 31-35, F 16 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm a teen mom to a 4 months old baby girl,

    Zoey. Her dad and I love her more than anything, and I'll do everything I can to give ger an amazing life. Her dad and I are still together, we've been together since 2010 when I was 12 and he was 13. We intend on getting married, he wants to after we finish high school but I...
    VioletandCaleb VioletandCaleb 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    What was I once? Who was I once?

    I clean, I cook, I wash, I dance, I soothe, I feed... but where am I? Who am I? I dared to dream last night, but it was filled with monsters, my demons are everywhere. Calm, calm. I've seen it... I've known it. Live in the moment, they say. I'm here, it hurts. Will the next...
    secondandunhappy secondandunhappy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    My baby will be turning six years old in only

    one more day. Where does the time go? A part of me is sad but I'm overcome with pride as she is an amazing human being. She is loving, thoughtful, and creative in ways that constantly leave me astounded. She is one of a kind and I am grateful she is my daughter.
    sbell08 sbell08 26-30, F Aug 2

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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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    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...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    My youngest just turned 10 years old.

    We were downloading his birthday present game when he says "thank you for the game mom! Now all i need fir my birthday is love." Oh really? " and i know what it can be - 10 hugs. " oh because your 10 "But Mom you dont have to worry about that, because you love me...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    mom of 6 here from Texas.

    3 girls and 3 boys between the ages of 7 and 17. It's a lot of work having 6, but there is no way in the world I would trade it for anything.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I love my son who is 11 years old.

    I homeschool him and am happy to do so. This way I have more control as to what he is exposed to and he, as a result, is far less corrupted as compared to other children who are younger than himself. God blessed me with him and it is my responsibility as a parent and a Christian...
    bestillandknow1 bestillandknow1 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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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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    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 46-50, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    and I love it! I have 2 kids

    and they're my pride and joy!
    nottoooldfornewthings nottoooldfornewthings 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    My son will be 8 months on Friday

    and he started standing up without holding onto anything today!! It was soo exciting! My baby is growing up soo quickly!
    HopelesslyScared HopelesslyScared 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    My 2 year old son gets sooooo much pleasure

    from taking the paper off of crayons. I guess it's like unwrapping 24 presents :)
    erieclover erieclover 26-30, F 8 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Rocking with my baby girl watching Food Network.

    It's the little things that remind me how special and amazing being a mother is! Can't wait until I find a good man who'll love her as much as I do.
    AutumnDon14 AutumnDon14 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    A mother's love, so precious,

    so beautiful. The love is special. This love is comforting. A mother's love for her child, no words can describe. Such a wonderful feeling. Being a mother, is an amazing gift. Having a child is a blessing. Just to see that child grow, just to see that child learn, puts a smile...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Biologically? No. Adopted?

    No. But, I have touched many in my life who loved me, admired me, remember me as their mother. Most of them are girls. I used to Teach. Those are my students. Some friends children. Like my Best Friend, Son. He is finishing high school this year. He still would ask his father...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm not a mother, but I really miss mine.

    If any of you momma's have kind words or love, feel free to share! :-)
    itsawish itsawish 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 8

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    No Words.

    There are truly no words that can adequately describe the fulfillment that comes from being a mother. As a single mom of 3, I live each and every day of my life with the joy of knowing that even when days are difficult and nights are sleepless, I have at least 3 reasons to wake...
    Intelligently Intelligently 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 2, 2011

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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 4 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Have a son and a daughter,

    son is 16 daughter is 15. Parenting teenagers can be fun.. haha:)
    SarahMom1978 SarahMom1978 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 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 5 Responses Apr 24

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    Mothers! How are you today?

    One last week until school starts again, I am letting my child enjoy it on her own. How was your child's summer?
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a second mom. These little girls were

    neglected and abused and abandoned. To this day my heart still flutters when they call me mom. Watching them find themselves and grow up... This week I'm going to help them study for finals. I don't care what people think! These girls are my babies!
    Bearcookie Bearcookie 16-17, F 8 Responses Jan 16

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    I am a Mother... I am the proud,

    loving mother of my daughter who is now 16! I can't believe how fast the time goes! She is the most amazing, sweet, caring, super smart, beautiful inside & out!!! I have a son who is almost 13 and his due date was on 9/11/2001 but it didn't want to bring a child into this cruel...
    sandybeaches4me sandybeaches4me 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I'm proud of me. I may not have had a 'job'

    since 2010, but I've been busy raising 2 awesome human beings! Seriously - who'd have thought that this juvenile delinquent would have turned into such an amazing person?! At the end of each day - I praise my God for all the blessings in my life: my faithful husband, our 2...
    teach82 teach82 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Just A Mom

     I am , a chef, a maid a counselor and a bank, And I do it all for free. No I am not stupid...I am a mom. And I love it.
    RitJaCa RitJaCa 46-50, F 12 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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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 20 Responses Aug 2

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    I believe it is always wrong to hit

    or use violence of any kind against a child. I am sickened by the idea that anyone would try to justify it on any terms at all. And I understand that it is very hard to reason with a small child. But parents have all the power in the relationship with their children. And to...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 13

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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 17 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    My 5 year old ( almost 6 ) said her new

    nickname is now " Princess Wildlife ". Moments like this make a bad day just disappear.
    sbell08 sbell08 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    I was 17 when I gave birth.

    My family was unwilling to accept my relationship and I was forced to move out, pregnant and alone. But my little Michael gave me strength. His father was unable to join us for several years, but when he did it completed our lives. My Michael is 14 and already taller than me...
    NottyMari NottyMari 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I have two daughters.

    One is living her own life with a daughter of her own. One is made of ash and I keep her on the mantelpiece. I love them both equally but differently.
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 4 Responses May 19

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    My twenty year old daughter just called crying,

    saying she can no longer handle the pain of the mitochondrial we both share. I am so frustrated that I can't do a dang thing to ease her pain. I can only relate, and it does get unbearable at times, and to know my daughter has that type of pain coursing through her body breaks...
    faithfuljayhawk faithfuljayhawk 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a road map across my skin.

    To you it looks like ruin. Soft blue lines run down my chest. Reminding me when I get dressed. Jagged lines like cracks in the ground, Everywhere on my belly can be found. Up my hips and down my thighs They stand out to your eyes. A small belly that use to be flat Is covered in...
    irishchild777 irishchild777 18-21, F Aug 4

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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

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    I am proud and privileged to be the mother of 2

    beautiful children ages 13 and 10. They keep me busy but it's well worth it.
    Peaches1976 Peaches1976 36-40, F 5 Responses May 15

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    I am a mother of five

    and just love and enjoy my kids so much. My kids ages are 6. 9, 13, 16 and 18. We are off to the beach so I am I will see you there.
    momanddaughtertogether momanddaughtertogether 36-40, F 5 Responses May 26

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    weeshil weeshil 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 3

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    My first child was born September of 2013

    after two miscarriages, I finally got my little miracle! He came early. He was 27 weeks and 6 days. He was in the hospital for 76 days, it was the craziest experience of my life. I could not be more grateful that he is here. He now weighs 11 lbs and 4 oz. when he weighed 3 lbs 2...
    VettBugg VettBugg 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I am now the proud mother of 3 beautiful little

    girls! We welcomed our third yesterday evening!!!
    TeenMamaRoo TeenMamaRoo 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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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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