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I Am a Parent

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    Help Please

    Now im going to feel like crap sharing this because its something i feel pretty disgusted in myself for feeling but i also need to get it out. My new partner moved in with me about 4 months, we both have a child from a previous relationship. My partner has his son over the...
    misshideaway misshideaway 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    Attachment parenting I do not practice it

    as strictly as I should. However if I compare my parenting skills I can share this with you guys. I was a full time career woman when my 14 year old was born. I came home when she was in bed and I left before she was up in the morning. This happened she was 3 months old to...
    CoitusInterruptus CoitusInterruptus 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 28

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    My Mischievous Son

    The other day I went outside to set some plants out in the sun and when I tried to get back in, I couldn't.  My 3 year old had locked me out!  When I got into the house I saw that he had barricaded both doors to keep me out!  I was furious then, but now it seems...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 3 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Unpayable Job

    Being a parent is not that easy..letting a child grow in a right path, teaching them and guiding them. make them the best person to be. from work, you still need to work when you arrive home. taking the child, preparing their foods, helping them in their study and spending...
    georgiasai georgiasai 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    So, i have a lovely and healthy 4 year old

    daughter. Whenever we are out at parks , malls or at school , people would notice my child as she is short for her age. Some would comment that she is so tiny and looked like a 2 yeard old. I know they mean well. I , her mother is short too. My only concern is my daughter seems...
    mypinkrose mypinkrose 26-30, F Aug 30

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    A Teen Parent

    Hi guys, my name is Alissa and i am a very proud Teen mother of a one and a half year old daughter. I had my daughter December 22nd of my grade 10 year and ever since that day i have been proud to call myself a mom. Its hard being a parent, especially a teen parent but, i wouldnt...
    AlissaKunis AlissaKunis 18-21, F Aug 27, 2012

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    chacha151110 chacha151110 26-30, F Apr 23

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    My Proudest Moments

    the birth of my child
    cheezhead cheezhead 26-30 1 Response May 19, 2008

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    I Have a Couple of Beautiful Kids.

    My children are so funny, They wake up in the morning to play "store" with each other before one goes to kindergarden. When he comes home they start the game again. They are so full of energy and imagination and love. It is a wonder that we were all like that once. I...
    Anonymite Anonymite 26-30 1 Response Nov 14, 2008

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    First Time Mom

    My baby girl is now 1 year & 3 months old. On her first 4 months she was a total crybaby. I delivered her through a C-section and 2 weeks after i gave birth to her i was again operated for appendectomy. I endured all the pain from those 2 operations just to make her stop...
    yetintoodeep yetintoodeep 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2009

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    I am a single parent with four kids.

    The boys are 4 and 13. My girls are 6 and 9.
    mombusyoncomputer mombusyoncomputer 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    My Boyfriend Vs. My Son

    Ok, well I didn't quite know where to start with this diary, but I knew I couldn't have a real, paper one laying around with these kinds of personal thoughts. Between a boyfriend and a son, I wouldn't begin to know where to hide it! LOL Anyway, my boyfriend and I are living...
    phillytoots phillytoots 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2008

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    I am a parent, but more importantly,

    I a mom. A mom who is there for my kids, and would do anything for them. Anyone can be a parent, and can help make a child, but it really takes a special person to be a mom. It's not an easy job, but I absolutely adore it. Being a mom automatically makes me a teacher, a chef, a...
    CoolRae CoolRae 36-40, F May 16

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    Recovering Drug Addict And Parenting

    I have been sober for 8 years and my children are still showing the result of my mistakes and they are very difficult to raise at times. My oldest is 20-boy middle girl is 16 and youngest is boy 11. I struggle with them often, I have some great moments and I see them have some...
    shelligibbs shelligibbs 41-45 1 Response Feb 2, 2011

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    One For Each Arm

    I am a parent of two youngsters. I tell them everyday how much I love them, ( To the point where one day it will make them crazy) My oldest once asked " If you love us so much,why don't you have more?" I told her "I would but I only have two arms!"...
    akaaka akaaka 36-40 Jun 19, 2008

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    Madness

    I m a parent (now grandparent). Being a parent is the most difficult of jobs that God gave to a person. Unlike most new things that come with instructions and a guide to better functioning, a newborn child enters into our lives without instructions or a manual on how to care for...
    finerside finerside 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2009

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    Two Kids And Me- Happy Family Of Three?

    I am a single mother to two children- Sophie, aged eight, and Jess (Jessica) aged six. It's a struggle but it's magical too. Sophie's dad and I separated on good terms, our months before her birth, legally divorced when she was three months, we are still friends, but I have sole...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke 36-40, F Jun 2, 2013

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    I Love My Kids

    the greatest gifts in my life were my kids. i am truly blessed. and like all kids, some days they are a pain in the neck but werent we all. i have every tooth from the tooth fairy hidden in my drawer because it is a part of them i can show them some day. and believe me, i have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 29, 2009

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    I am definitely a proud parent also,

    and I guess a single parent as well. My sons were both over 18 when their dad and I split up, but I was essentially a single parent since they were born. If their dad wasn't deployed or otherwise away for work, he wasn't much involved in their lives anyway, At any rate, I am...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 1 Response Jul 6

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    My Kids Rock!

    I HAVE THE GREATEST KIDS IN THE WORLD.  THEY ARE SO CUTE & FUN & ARE AT SUCH A WONDERFUL AGE!  I'M JUST GROOVING ON WHO THEY ARE & ARE BECOMING.  THEY ARE AMAZING AND NEVER CEASE TO ASTOUND ME WITH THEIR KNOWLEGDE, CURIOSTIY & INNOCENCE.  LOVE YOU JUB JUB...
    waterfallgal waterfallgal 41-45, F Aug 27, 2010

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    And I'm a proud one at that!

    !! I wanted to post one of my experiences and what better than the best one of them all!!! I'm 23 and last year I received the very best gift a man can receive, my first child. I've been very lucky to have the family I have got... A wonderful mother and three gorgeous sisters...
    Velocity360 Velocity360 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I Am A Single Mum

    I am a Mum. I think I suffer from some kind of emotional issues. I dont want to be a mother anymore. I know many will say I dont deserve my two. I am impatiant & unkind to them a lot. I do have my moments but I feel they are to far and inbetween. I worry about them so much and...
    joshead joshead 41-45, T May 14, 2010

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    I Don't Want My Step-Son Near My Son Anymore

    I feel awful saying it but at the same time i also feel like i have gotten to the point where i don't know what to do anymore. My partner has his son who is 4 years old every weekend and i have my son who is 7 years old always as his father passed away. We got together a year n...
    misshideaway misshideaway 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    Children First

    My children come first, above all, before anyone or anything.  Any personal relationship I have lost or will lose along the way, wasn't a relationship I would want my children to be around anyway. I am not with the other parent, I actually have two "other parents"...
    toolittletoolate toolittletoolate 26-30 Jun 22, 2008

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    Yes, I am a female mom

    and a parent of multiple children in blended families. I have my own family and then I have children by others too. I am a former surrogate to help childless couples to have children by me then let them raise their children in a loving family such as mine. I am very much a...
    momwithcleavage momwithcleavage 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 6

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    I Love Being A Parent!

    Five beautiful children take a minute to hug their mum. Well, four. One runs up, launching himself into her, head hitting her and then grappling with her, strangling her quickly before dashing of to annoy the dog, shouting 'móðir! kyssa móðir! And laughing like an adorable...
    MummaToAZoo MummaToAZoo 36-40, F Mar 16, 2013

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    First Real Spanking.

    MAN did it break my heart. Seriously. I spent all day yesterday repeating that my kids need to listen to me and mommy. Lightheartedly, fiercely, all day, the same thing: LISTEN TO WHAT YOU'RE TOLD. Because they don't. They listen to ME, because I'm a fairly big dude, and...
    xenmuse xenmuse 31-35, M 14 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open

    Minded Female parent In Tampa Bay, Fl . I am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in tampa bay, florida. if you are out there drop me a line or twot?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3, 2013

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    Of A Beautiful Little Girl.

    And so very proud. She will be 3 in Sept. and I get more and more amazed every day with how much she is growing and learning. Too smart for her own good. I love her more than life itself. Being a parent is the most important thing in my life anymore. She's turned 3 and keeps...
    MissSunfire MissSunfire 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2010

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    Love of a Parent The love of a parent is

    immeasurable. So much so, that it could be said that a child is the personification of a parent’s love. The love is so strong, that should it be taken, we may not survive without it… A love so strong that, should it be lost, so too would a part of our very soul… A love...
    Animefreak4042 Animefreak4042 22-25, M Jul 27

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    The Talk I hate giving the speech about the

    flower and the bees. I think the girls were comfortable talking about it. I, on the other hand, was just awkward. It is a misconception that sexuality comes with puberty. It's plain wrong. It comes before. Hence, the red alerts of all red alerts calling for the utmost immediate...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28

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    One For Each Arm

    I am a parent of two youngsters. I tell them everyday how much I love them, ( To the point where one day it will make them crazy) My oldest once asked " If you love us so much,why don't you have more?" I told her "I would but I only have two arms!"...
    akaaka akaaka 36-40 2 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    Prego Complaint:

    I hate the shortness of breath. Constantly, I'm breathing like a fat guy.
    beyondmyskin beyondmyskin 31-35, F Mar 5, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    It's starting to hit me that I should cherish every moment I am with my mum, talk with her, still have her here because one day, sooner than I'd like, she won't be here to talk...
    yespleaseMrDarcy yespleaseMrDarcy 36-40, F 12 hrs ago

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    I can tell that my parents have good intentions, but I don't think they should've had me. They weren't nearly ready then and they still aren't now. My mother was raised as a very...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I am allowed nothing. We have school holidays now I have to get up every morning at 6 and go to bed at 9. I have to help doing all things in the house with my mother and when I am...
    noflowersforyou noflowersforyou 13-15, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I wish my parents would stop fighting,My Parents Never fight in the house. Whenever they get into an argument(fight)there always either in the car or somewhere else. They go out...
    Brian1239565 Brian1239565 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I feel that my father is a coward and an insecure, passive aggressive, manipulative and (can be) violent person. Although he mostly raised me when I was growing up (my mother was...
    Regandlam Regandlam 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Being the youngest of four children, for as long as I remember, I always wanted a younger sibling. In my teens while I was very ambitious, all my friends would probably tell you...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I live my life hating my parents, I grew up loving sports and I am well successful at it . They just control me too much that I have no space to leave thoughts to myself , I'm not...
    KenjaminL KenjaminL 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I just want to use this platform to vent out my inner thoughts.  I lived an excellent life with my wife and kids.  I was the only person in my family who was well settled...
    smarty75 smarty75 31-35, M Oct 7

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    I never really had parents, my father was abusive and my mother was neglectful so I did my best to survive until 13 when I was place under the mental health team. So I can see the...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I sleep too much PARENTS COMPLAIN I don't get enough sleep PARENTS COMPLAIN I eat too much PARENTS COMPLAIN I don't eat enough PARENTS COMPLAIN I stay in my room PARENTS...
    naughtyivy naughtyivy 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    For anyone out there that has survived having strict overprotective parents in any way, shape or form and have been able to finally make it out on your own and establish your...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    My parents are very lovely. I always try my best to feels them proud. Every parents wants that his or her child can do the best . My parents always worried about me. If I am in any...
    SUMIA2108 SUMIA2108 16-17, F Sep 26

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    Here's a bit of background on me first. I'm 21 years old. Graduated with a bachelors of business degree. Have a good paying full-time salary job. Have 1 dog and have been with my...
    shugolfer shugolfer 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a Mom that still spanks my teen girls and have chatted with a lot of spankings parents here as well. I am surprise at how many parents that still spank in today scocity. I was...
    Momof2spankedstill Momof2spankedstill 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 25

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    Both my parents are jehovahs witnesses and when i decided i didnt want to be one anymore they kicked me out at barely 18 years old. i failed my college classes because i didnt have...
    jackyclements jackyclements 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I am 31 years old now and I have a family of my own and love it but I can't seem to keep a relationship with my parents. My son is 5 years old and neither one of my parents have...
    jcli5092 jcli5092 31-35, M a week ago

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    So, I'm not a parent yet, but I am a lot more disciplining with children than my parents were with me. I know what I did to exploit my parents so I can see it coming from younger...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I really had one (1) narcissistic parent, my mom, and a step dad always saying "...what does your mom say..." for the longest time I thought it was me thinking she's not right...
    leftbehind89 leftbehind89 41-45, M Sep 24

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