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I Am a Parent

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am a very proud dad

    if six wonderful kids with totally different personalities; Elijah is fifteen and a great role model to the younger ones. He is very laid back as I was as a child and is very obedient. He is clever and never gets in trouble, he is aware of what is best for him and tries to...
    jamieroberthopsen jamieroberthopsen 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 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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    chacha151110 chacha151110 26-30, F Apr 23

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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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    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...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28

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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 10 Responses Apr 6

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    I just wanted to spread a message to

    as many people as possible; please tell your friends and family all about this: Ava Rosemeyer was only three when she flew to heaven. She got locked in a car in Australia and overheated. She passed away two days later on February 5th 2007. It only took 30 minutes. Please look...
    jamieroberthopsen jamieroberthopsen 31-35, M Jul 7

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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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    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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    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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    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 14 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    My Proudest Moments

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

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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?
    thisthatcurious thisthatcurious 56-60 Dec 3, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    Ifilayhere Ifilayhere 70+, F 6 Responses Feb 28

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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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    Related Experiences

    I have lived with my parents basically since was eight years old. Actually, let me back up. My biological parents have been divorced since I was only three. After that, I lived...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Asian parents are always caring about their children. Not just like other parents. They never allow to their children to do bad things although children want to do them. It is only...
    Black00knight Black00knight 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My parents worked abroad when I was a small kid. It was my grandparents and aunt who raised me. I went to study abroad where they work. I was excited that I can be with them and be...
    alilight23 alilight23 13-15, F Jun 29

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    As far back as I remember I always recall wanting to get away from the house as far as I could go. My favorite toy was one that involved transportation. Either a Big Wheel, a...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    To make a very long story short.... My parents had 5 kids and they tortured every single one. My parents had my sister and I when they were 40. I'm a twin. My siblings are about 2...
    snooze2014 snooze2014 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Growing up I felt like a prisoner in my own home. The only time I really ever left the house was to go to school or to go shopping with my parents. Whenever I tried to do something...
    dokkyo dokkyo 22-25 2 Responses Jul 13

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    A little background info, I'm just turned 15 and my parents have been divorced since I was 5 and my little brother was 2 years old. The condensed past from my perspective: It's...
    illlivehappily illlivehappily 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I've always have felt this statement seems somewhat unnecessary.I'm a single dad raised my kids alone best I could and they've turned out just fine.I'm very proud of them and tell...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Here's a little something I found on the huffington post a while ago. It's the top ten most annoying things parents say (and they tell us WE'RE the disrespectful ones). Give...
    GraceJediHeart GraceJediHeart 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    So,I don't get along with my parents too well. To be honest I'm kind of scared if my parents will find this,or if someone will try to take me away from my home,but here goes. I...
    LionLover66 LionLover66 16-17, F Jul 1

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    This is absolutely 100% true. Nothing made up. A little long but I'd love to hear your opinion. I don't speak to my parents anymore. My mom and dad are broke, they did not manage...
    Hallowes27 Hallowes27 36-40, F Jul 1

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    This is absolutely 100% true. Nothing made up. A little long but I'd love to hear your opinion. I don't speak to my parents anymore. My mom and dad are broke, they did not manage...
    Hallowes27 Hallowes27 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    When I was around 11- 12 my parents told me and my three years younger sister the were going to seperate. I have never cried more than I did that day. But I am kind of glad they...
    PleaseFindMe PleaseFindMe 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I'm 18 and I have a girlfriend of 1 year. Even with this, my parents still limit the amount of time that I go out. A few months ago, my parents would only let me see my girlfriend...
    anibalmango anibalmango 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 15

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    Jo here! I'm 44 and a single mum of four girls. I spank my girls with a hairbrush in the diaper position when they misbehave . A spanking in our house happens one to two times a...
    JoMumOfFour JoMumOfFour 41-45, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well, before you tell your parents anything you should be sure that you know what you are and have confidence in it. And if you already are confident then try looking up topics...
    IamConner IamConner 18-21, T Jun 28

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    Me: *gets home from school with at least 3 hours of homework* Parent : hey u have chores and I want those done before anything els Me:*looks at chores list* *1 1/2 hours later...
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F 1 Response