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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I love my crazy 4 year old.

    Your a tomboy and you love iron man, but you always surprise us with a glimpse of you girly side. You are so creative. She was the first step to being a mother. I love my adorable diva of a 2 year old. She sings, dances and must always have on a pretty dress. I never thought...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 3 Responses May 10

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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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    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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    Being a mother is not easy

    but this is the only gift that completes a woman. A lot wanted to be a mom but can't conceive but there are those who aborted theirs. I have 5 and I am a proud and happy Mom. I've been through a lot raising them but I did it in the best way I can. Thank you Lord for the gift...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 4 Responses May 9

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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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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    Sometimes being a big brother is better

    than being a super hero.
    mommycrystal mommycrystal 18-21, F a week ago

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    I experienced a lot through my childhood.

    My parents have set me up knowing what not to do as a mother. I know that I can hinder my child's potential by not listening. I can unintentionally discourage them from being the amazing person that they want to be. I know that I also must find the balance between letting them...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 2 Responses May 9

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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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    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 55 Responses Aug 2, 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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    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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    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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    So, tomorrow is Mothers Day.

    It's an interesting day. The whole mother thing...mothers present, mothers passed, mothers-in-waiting, mothers of angels, mothers estranged, mother monsters, mothers MIA...there's one for all of us. We've all got one somewhere. I have 3. My birth mother, my adopted...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 3 Responses May 9

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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 4 days 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 me, because of the way they treat me?
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 4 Responses May 10

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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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    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 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 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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    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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    Happy Mother's Day to the real Heroes of the

    world...Mothers! ❤️❤️
    Sbear31 Sbear31 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    11 Mothers Days Without- In December 2003,

    just as I was about to be handed final divorce decrees along with Sole Custody of my children in two countries my ex came and stole them away. He tried to use passports from his homeland (Estonia) to leave with them,but couldn't because I had used American Passports to enter the...
    StartingOver69 StartingOver69 41-45, F 1 Response May 11

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 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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    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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    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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    My three wonderful children have made this

    Mother´s Day - 10. May 2015 - an unforgetable day for me!
    Susanna3 Susanna3 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 21 hrs ago

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