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I Am a Stay At Home Mom

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    4 Children And A Small Home - We live in a very small guesthouse on my in-laws estate. I believe it was made for only 1 or 2 people but his family claims it was the original home...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Lonely, Possibly Depressed, SAHM - I have no friends, no support from family, and I feel completely alone. I love my kids to death, more than anything, and I do NOT want to go back...
    caitg caitg 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    Four Young Children And Not Yet Bald! - I have four children they are the ages 7, 3, 2, and 7 months old. My oldest is in school and the hardest one to get along with. He tries to...
    Pinwheelxena Pinwheelxena 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2009

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    I am in such a fowl mood this morning, I'm having trouble keeping my patience with my 15 month old. Sometimes I just don't want I be touched and today he is super clingy, usually...
    Collette85 Collette85 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 29

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    Potty Training! - We have been trying to potty train my little man but he just don't seem to care. He turns 3 in March. He doesn't care if he is in a wet diaper. I've tried sticker...
    SgtArmyWife SgtArmyWife 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    Scared of the changes taking place - I have been a stay at home mom for almost 12 years now. I live out in the country on a farm. My closest neighbor is a mile and 1/2 away.  I...
    joiebobby joiebobby 36-40 4 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Happy Family - I have been a stay at home mom for 10 years now. It all started when we found out I was pregnant with my son. My husband and I had many discussions about what we...
    HappySahm HappySahm 31-35, F Oct 22, 2013

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    My little man has Prader-Willi syndrome. He has been getting therapy since he was 2 months old and now that he turns 3 in March he had to transition to an early childhood school to...
    SgtArmyWife SgtArmyWife 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I Feel That Becoming A Parent Is Very Difficult. Thats My Opinion. Its A Busy Commitment Especially If You Have More Than One Child. If You Work A Job, Its Even More Harder. I...
    VirginiaMWhite VirginiaMWhite 31-35, F Jun 27, 2013

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    I am a young stay at home mom. My husband and I have been married a little over a year and together a little over three years. Our daughter is nine months old tomorrow. I love...
    Allaboutaddi Allaboutaddi 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    Love My Job - I absolutely right now would not like any other job than what I have. I stay at home with my two daughters and it's so great. I am able to see every milestone in...
    SteelCityGirl74 SteelCityGirl74 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    Luv me luv u hate me **** u;)
    srrhaaj srrhaaj 16-17, F Feb 25

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    Stay Home Mom Of Eight - i got married at 16. I dropped out of school but then went back & finished. I graduated in may of 2000 & had my first child in September 2000. I was going...
    jessicalweber31 jessicalweber31 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    SAHM Who Likes To Meet And Chat With Nice Mommies - Hey mommies, We live, we breathe and we have kids (count our blessings). Drop me a line if you wanna chat or be friends:) cheers...
    ZOMAONG ZOMAONG 41-45, F Oct 7, 2013

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    I Just Don'T Understand - I just need to vent. . . .Sometimes, I'm so overwhelmed in my daily routine, when my fiancee stays home I do expect him to help me out a little, but...
    mari3l0v3 mari3l0v3 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    I Homeschool My Autistic Son. - My sweet husband is a fantastic provider and, since I have a BS in Elementary/Special Education, I homeschool our darling son who is borderline...
    Epiphany68 Epiphany68 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Loving It - I am a stay at home mom for my two baby girls.  They are 2 and 3 years old, one year and 2 weeks apart.  It is the hardest, most stressfull 24/7 job anyone can hold...
    SombreAmaranthineAmour SombreAmaranthineAmour 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Guess when my (second) baby will be born! (: Due date is July 21, 2014. http://www.expectnet.com/games/BabyRyker
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I Finally Found The Way To Earn Money Without Having To Sacrifice Time With My Son. And I Am Proud!!! - I am a stay at home mom who was tired of being broke. we could cover our...
    mollymeunier mollymeunier 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2012

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    I have been a stay at home mom for six months. I really want to continue to stay at home, but, financially, I can't afford it since the father of my son doesn't bring in enough...
    lisaandshasta123 lisaandshasta123 41-45 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I'm a stay at home mom once again. I worked briefly when my youngest was like 2-3, but found that I was just basically working to pay for daycare. So my husband at the time & I...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Feb 4

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    Difficult But Worth It - I am a stay at home mom ,my daughter is starting 1st grade this year & my son is three. I won't lie and say its always wonderful, but I have never worked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 7, 2012

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    Going Crazy I Think - I feel like this stay at home mom thing is getting to be too much. I love to be with my daughter, but I need a break from her. I have seriously only had one...
    mjtoker mjtoker 22-25 5 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Hate It And Love It (the Former Way More Than The Latter) - Having run away from home with a guy, he then ended up becoming far more religious than my parents. So now I'm stuck...
    mommyart mommyart 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2011

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    I Have No Life Outside Of My Kids... - I am a stay at home mother of 2 with one on the way. Although I love my children I barely get any breaks or personal time for myself. This...
    EssieBaby EssieBaby 26-30 5 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    A Lot Of Work And Not Enough Hands - So, last week was a Holiday and I was trying my best to get all of my college assignments done early so that I could spend time with my family...
    stayathomemom01 stayathomemom01 26-30 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    I'm Very Lucky, But Sometimes Miss Working - I started working when I was a teenager. I worked through my 1st pregnancy at the age of 20, had a 6 week leave, then went...
    LC87 LC87 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Full Time Mommy - In December I was given the opportunity by my husband to quit my job and be a stay at home Mom to my 3 year old son and 3 step children, ages 7, 6 and 2. It is...
    therealist23 therealist23 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2013

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    Happy But Feeling Lost - I had a job for almost ten years and even though it wasn't the greatest job I kinda miss it. I got my me time and had other people to talk to. I stopped...
    gidget696 gidget696 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    I can't imagine any other life. I love my family with all my heart and soul. I have an amazing husband who is also my best friend. I spend my days with my children,but I also...
    pagesofthepast pagesofthepast 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Me Too - Hello everyone, Guess I'll start with how this all got started. I had my son when I was 20 with the guy I had been with for over 3 years. He was supportive during the...
    SgtArmyWife SgtArmyWife 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    You Can Have It All, But Not All At Once - I am now a working mom, but I was a stay at home mom for 10 wonderful years. I didn't meet my husband until I was 29. I was teaching...
    WaterdogsRule WaterdogsRule 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2012

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    Its Makeing Me Depressed... - I met my husband while we were both in the Army. While in AIT i got pregnant. We ended up moving together to his first duty station in KY. Now i...
    jwilkinson123 jwilkinson123 22-25, F 4 Responses May 20, 2013

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    I am thrilled to announce the birth of my triplets on January 2 nd 2014. I gave birth too a handsome son we named Falcon Warrior and 2 beautiful girls we named Zena Sun and Memory...
    pagesofthepast pagesofthepast 31-35, F Feb 14

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    Is Being A Mom Enough? - I am a SAHM of three but they have all gone off to school now so my mornings are filled with a lot of nothingness. I know this seems silly and I should be...
    Justdoit50 Justdoit50 31-35 2 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Stay At Home..... - Ok i love my kids and husband and would do anything for them, but every now and then want some attention thrown my way. Is that too much to ask for. I have a 7...
    dani dani 26-30, F 14 Responses May 14, 2007

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    OVERWHELMED - I am at home with two children all day long.  I feel guilty when I am not here and out having fun but when I am here and miserable I feel guilty because I dont...
    REESEMOM33 REESEMOM33 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 7, 2008

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    I Want Friends - So, I don't go out much (obviously if I'm on here). I go to online school, I stay home with the kids, and go out for errands or for play-time at the park. Don't...
    stayathomemom01 stayathomemom01 26-30 8 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    No Better Life - I have 4 children my twins died when they were 4. I have a son who is 11 and my daughter is 4 and am currently pregnant with triplets. I have always been...
    pagesofthepast pagesofthepast 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    I am a stay at home mum and have never worked in my life...well except be a mum that is. I got married soon after I graduated from college. At that time I thought I'll enjoy just...
    helensave helensave 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Im a Fulltime Stay At Home Mom - Ok i love my husband and kids,But im getting so sick of being in this house and having no friends, or nothing to do.The kids get on my nerves,I...
    wildjeep wildjeep 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 23, 2008

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    The Legandary Mrs. H. - I stayed at home to raise my children for 20 years.  I chose this path after I thought I could have my career, and my family at the same time.  It was not...
    Waterlily24 Waterlily24 56-60 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    I Wish the Peanut Gallery Would Just Shut Up - It's frustrating sometimes, my family is always hounding me about when I'm going to get a job.  People make jokes that I'm...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 16 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    I am 24, will be 25 in May. I've been a sahm since I got pregnant with my daughter, she'll be 2 in March. I enjoy it at times and at times I feel like I don't amount to anything. I...
    ponce89 ponce89 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    SAHM Newbie - I have been married for 5 years and have 2 daughters, 16 years old and 17 months old...I know, what a gap! I've officially been a SAHM for 2 weeks; prior to that, I...
    SAHM2013 SAHM2013 36-40, F Oct 29, 2013

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    Young Mum Down Under - Wasn't sure if I had posted in this group so here goes. I'm a young stay at home mum with two boys aged four and seven down here in New Zealand. My...
    solemum solemum 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    I Wouldnt Want to Be Anywhere Else. Not.... - I like being at home for my nine year old daughter in the mornings, after school and in the weekends. I like going to her school camps...
    imogene imogene 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    Sometimes One Has To Step Out Of Their Comfort Zone~ - I generally stayed at home when the children were young unless we really needed cash, and if that was the case, I worked...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 7 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    When I'm Frustrated, I Try to Remember This .... - From my blog, "Beyond Blue," at www.beliefnet.com/beyondblue: Two boys went to bed with fevers last night. One is dead. The other...
    BeyondBlue BeyondBlue 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 24, 2007

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    I've been a stay at home Mom for almost 5 years. Lately it has been getting more and more difficult. My son has started medicine that has helped his behavior, which makes me feel...
    mekasper mekasper 31-35, F Feb 13

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