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    My 9 month old daughter has been crying

    for over an hour. It's 2.25am, it's the day where I go back to work! Oh the joys! Come on calpol kick in already!
    myownbox myownbox
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jun 4, 2015

    my 11 yr old told me she shaved her legs today

    for the first time. im not liking this at all. :( my babies are growing up too fast
    ariesjd ariesjd
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    After four years, potty training is the hardest

    thing I've had to do so far. I'd rather be up all night with a newborn
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Mar 15

    I am a single parent of 4 amazing little girls

    4, 6, 9, 11. Their dad lives in a complete other state and married another woman. He has 2 step children and they just had their first child together about a week ago. He sends the girls money and gifts but hasn't seen them since shortly after my youngest turned one. My 4 girls...
    KennedyRose KennedyRose
    26-30, F
    14 Responses Jul 3, 2015

    Skylar slept in his bed all night

    for the first time in his whole 2 1/2 years of living last night! Im not going to lie I was a little worried when I didn't feel him at 2am, but I had the best sleep in the world. Yes sleeping for 5 hours straight is " the best". It's totally normal to wake up in the middle of...
    LexiLove18 LexiLove18
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 6

    My 4 year old came up to me

    and said he wants a hug. I will enjoy these moments. Ten years from now he will have his own friends and will only want me for money and the car keys lol. The joy of parenting. You only have so many years. Make them count.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 18

    I didn't know being a parent was

    such a turn off lmao. When someone talks to you in hopes of something nasty (and you don't know it ) and you mention your kid they disappear. I didn't want anything nasty to happen. I'm just saying.
    UtsukushiApples UtsukushiApples
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 21

    I am both a father and a mother.

    Being a single dad to a little girl has meant learning so many skills I didn't have 8 years ago. But every one of them has been worth it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 24

    My oldest son who is 21 came to visit last

    night. He lives and hour away and he stayed the night. We sat in the porch and had some very deep conversation it was so amazingly satisfying to my soul I can't even put it into the proper words! Just ecstatic with great feeling! Btw I drew that.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Aug 14, 2015

    Today we were suppose to go out

    and run errands but.... after fighting him to put his shirt and shoes on he decided that he wanted a "nana", witch led to him wanting lunch, witch led to him sneaking his shoes off, witch led to another meltdown, witch led him to take a nap, witch led me to take a nap, witch led...
    LexiLove18 LexiLove18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 17

    I love the bond I have with my kids.

    I have 1 boy and 1 girl. I have a special bond with both of them. It's fun and as much as they learn from me and my wife I learn from them also. It's amazing how mature they are for their age. I do the sports stuff and the gaming with him and I do the art drawings and talk about...
    Dannyredd Dannyredd
    36-40, M
    Mar 5

    I'm a Tired single parent

    but it's worth it !! 11.5 work days make dinner ,clean ,laundry and baseball games and baseball practice being a team mom getting all parents organized..till the next sport or family get together.. Calgon take me away .!!
    MrsNeedit MrsNeedit
    41-45, F
    Apr 14

    Hahaha...this is so true!

    "First child eats dirt. Parent calls doctor. Second child eats dirt. Parent cleans out mouth. Third child eats dirt. Parent wonders if she really needs to feed him lunch."
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Nov 11, 2015

    " One of the greatest lessons

    that adults can learn from children is the enviable ability to find happiness with simplicity. " Everyday I am reminded by my child to love unconditionally, to approach life at face value, to live with the desire to laugh and love and live in this moment, to not dwell on the...
    LexiLove18 LexiLove18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 27

    Want to adopt I want a few kids I have one

    child already from a previous relationship and now I want more I love big families and all the Kaos that comes with I know it sounds crazy lol
    madridista2311 madridista2311
    41-45, M
    Mar 1

    The most fun part was becoming a parent.

    Put her down on the bed. Dive into her baby hole. Plunge in and again using her womb to breed my child. Feeling the ecstasy as my ***** filled her. Lifting her behind onto a pillow so liquid would run deeper in rather than drip out. Lying beside her while nature took hold...
    Earthbob Earthbob
    66-70, M
    Mar 5

    My boys taught me so many different things; to

    always find joy in the small stuff, like cardboard boxes. That I would give anything it took for them to be happy, that being selfless is worth it. They taught me how to look at things through the eyes of children, where imagination, and faith prevail. I'm so blessed by my...
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Feb 24

    I had My Beautiful Baby Girl 11 Months Ago ,

    Proudest Moment Of My Life.
    shellzey18 shellzey18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 10

    I am a proud parent and mother of 6 children.

    I have 3 boys and 3 girls. All of my kids are now grown up and have moved on with their lives. All of my kids have remained in the States for completing their K-12 and college education, obtaining wonderful employment positions with chances of promotions, and living in the...
    oldermaturemom oldermaturemom
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 11

    I am a single parent to a 9 yr old beautiful

    girl. Never married. A very proud mommy. My little girl( hahaha not so little) is smart and have a good heart. We are very close infact she calls me her BFF (Best Friends Forever). I can't help but to continously pray that she grows up a better person than she is now. I worry a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 28, 2015

    I hate when I say something sexual of make a

    sexual comment and people seem to feel the need to remind me I'm a parent. What does my kid have to do with it?? I saw this post on Facebook and this guy left a comment saying are there any women out there that want to high five me in the face with their (😺) And this lady...
    BadGirlLost BadGirlLost
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Nov 28, 2015

    I have a 4 month old son

    that looks just like his daddy💙 my little blessing!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 9

    I'm a happy father of a beautiful little girl

    that has had my heart since I heard her heart beat. I'm divorced from her mother but have her as much as I can.
    blkrhino blkrhino
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    I have a 16 yr old son

    who is out of control. It isn't how he was raised. He has had a decent life. He's not abused, we aren't drug addicts, I have a good profession and so does my ex ( his father). He is not hard done by. He has chosen the wrong friends. He is making bad choices all around. He is...
    freedomnow001 freedomnow001
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Feb 15

    I am a new mommy.. Baby of 3 months old

    and my husband decided it's best for us to be separated when my baby was 2 months old.. We were together 6 years/ married 3 and now he already has someone else.. Ever since he left I have cried myself to sleep every night and idk how to keep it together. I'm falling apart.
    deebeatriz deebeatriz
    22-25, F
    33 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    I have a 16 year old son

    and a 15 year old daughter. love them both!
    Sarahmum78 Sarahmum78
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    I have a two year old son.

    But only a few people know that because I put him up for adoption when he was born. I haven't seen him in over a year and the parents will not answer my messages. I am a mom. But I'm really not. I love my son. But I have not held him or seen him smile. I just want him to have a...
    babalonely babalonely
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    I'm a parent of my cat.

    😂 Her name is Leela. 11 months old.
    TheKillerShot TheKillerShot
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 18
    madridista2311 madridista2311
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 2

    So yesterday i receive a Facebook message from

    a beautiful 21 year old young lady. She stated that I am probably her biological father. The time frame fits as I had a "friends with benefits" relationship with her mom. I was married at the time. My wife has since passed away but I have 4 children from our marriage. Needless...
    johndoe1962 johndoe1962
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 7

    So, tomorrow mark my first All Pro Dad's Day

    Breakfast. I hope all goes well. I will be talking about the importance of friendship and how to help your kids make good friends. If you have never hear of it check out www.allprodad.com and www.askadaddy.com Ask-A-Daddy is my personal parenting website.
    inyalife inyalife
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 19

    I thought this was the best,

    most hilarious gift idea for a teacher. ;) A bottle of wine with a picture saying, "Our child might be the reason you drink, so enjoy this bottle on us"
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Dec 5, 2015
    Ttlicious1 Ttlicious1
    46-50, F
    Apr 11

    Ok, my 16 years old daughter refuses to do any

    chores at home ,do not clean or clear up after her self and when I ask her to do so she gets angry and talks back and says she couldn't careless about it ,I feel disrespected when she gets angry and talks back (as she says she is defending herself ). On a positive note; she is...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    21 Responses Oct 7, 2015

    I love you baby boy!!

    !! You truly are my blessing !!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 5

    Haha...love this... "Yes.

    ..I'm still in my pajamas, what did I accomplish today? The kids are still alive. Say thank you. Now...say I'm pretty."
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    Ah that was cool Cruising around in my 4x4

    drinking slurpies with my little one and listening and singing to mark Anthony I luv life
    madridista2311 madridista2311
    41-45, M
    Mar 5

    I took my daughter to the Lego shop.

    -dad, what's my limit? -you can spend up to $15 (She spends 11) -dad, you owe me 4 bucks
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    Feeling like a failure.

    I have 6 kids, and split with my husband 1 1/2 years ago. The reason for splitting was basically his preference to smoking weed and playing his PlayStation over doing stuff with his family. He's since moved away with his new girlfriend, leaving the kids very confused and hurt...
    lammyplussix lammyplussix
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Feb 28

    I have one son who I love a lot.

    I wouldnt trade him for anything.
    1Mercy 1Mercy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 20
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 18, 2015

    My wife is the best! Today is my birthday

    and she took the day off work to give me a day off from looking after our 1 year old son. She took him out and I've been lying around doing nothing for the first time since our son has been born. Now she called to ask if I want the whole day to myself and I said, nooooo, I miss...
    sooooogoooood sooooogoooood
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Feb 29

    Had a couple of bites of my apple turn over

    when outside to grab something come back turn over gone daughter covered in it daaaaammmmnnnn
    madridista2311 madridista2311
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 4

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY SKYLAR BOY!

    Skylar is finally at the bright age of 3! Most people get him mistaken for a 5 year old due to his long legs and big feet/hands/head. Skylar is the boss of all things but a big mamas boy and LOVES to cuddle. He watches Discovery channel every morning while eating breakfast and...
    LexiLove18 LexiLove18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 4

    I am the single parent of 2 daughters.

    9 and 12. I had the oldest when I was 16.... No regrets! They are the best thing that ever happened to me. Most days..... ;)
    Jesika2005 Jesika2005
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2015

    I have so much respect

    for single moms. For real, you ladies are amazing. Something I've realized as a single dad is that when I tell people it's just me and my daughter they are almost always like DAMN Billy, you are the ****. It surprises them. I've noticed a lot of the single moms don't get that...
    BillytLovette BillytLovette
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 23

    I am a proud and probably over-doting mother of

    two beautiful children - a daughter coming up to 18 months old, and our little son of about 4 months. Along with my husband they mean the world to me and I would make any sacrifice for any of them :) Having two babies in such quick succession is kind of exhausting but you can...
    MrsArrington MrsArrington
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Oct 27, 2015

    I am a mother,a single mom.

    .working thousands of miles away from my children is a heartbreaking,but sacrifices have to be made for their future.i have no regrets for the decisions I have made,it was necessary.. but every time I called and things werent the way i wish them to be,I just want to ran back home...
    Nightingalemd82 Nightingalemd82
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jul 11, 2015

    2 sons ages 26 & 24 & 3 month old twin

    grandsons....Truly Blessed. Love them all x
    Jeffs6406 Jeffs6406
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    Needing some outside opinions on this situation.

    .. Baby mother & I are separated. I have my daughter 99% of the time. If I'm not working she's with me...& I love every minute of it. I wouldn't bring it up to the mother that she never spends time with our daughter in fear that I would end up seeing her less. I can barley go a...
    BillytLovette BillytLovette
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Feb 11
    foReverYOURS3211 foReverYOURS3211
    26-30, F
    17 Responses Mar 17

    Yes I am... It is my responsibility to make

    sure my child knows manners, respect and behaves, as best they can. Some parents make excuses for their child's every action, or ignore them altogether...then wonders what went wrong... We are their parents...not their friends... They are going to get mad and say they hate us...
    amisfitlady amisfitlady
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Mar 15

    i love my son very much gotta be strong

    for me and my son it's us against the world for now on. i guess my mom was right i gotta be strong for my son because i can't depend on nobody to help me provide for him. Mommy has you're back son always my lil potatoe forever :)
    treasure91 treasure91
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 7

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