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I Am a Working Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    Yes, I am definitely a working mom.

    I worked my way through high school and college too. Now that I have finished college I am in the military, married, and have three kids of my own.
    momanddaughteratbeach momanddaughteratbeach 36-40, F 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    The Importance Of A Good Morning Routine...(finally finished writing)

    Well I need to start by asserting that on paper, I'm pretty well qualified for the mummy job. A former teacher who works in education. I honestly know a thing or two about parenting. A great multi tasker and super efficient. That's me. No challenge too great. Knowing about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    I'm Sick ::fake Coughing::...(actually, My Little Ones Need Me)

    I am home with my little ones today because school is closed. Originally, today was scheduled to be a half day at school for my little ones. It snowed last night creating the need for a two hour delay this morning. The delay meant no school as the kids would end up being in...
    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 2 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    Working From Home As A Chocolatier

    Hi ladies,   In this new economy, many of us are strapped for cash. If you're looking for a new career to help you pay off your debt or provide extra income for your family finances, I may have a solution for you. Dove Chocolate Discoveries® , provides a...
    jackieDCD jackieDCD 26-30, F Nov 30, 2009

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    I'm Happy and So Is My Family!

    I've been working for a yr now. I love it. I got to watch every step, every word, first crawl, forst word and etc from both of my girls. I wanted something to do besides cleaning house and doing all the mommy duties all day and everyday. You get bored and can't interact with...
    GreenEyedBeauty GreenEyedBeauty 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Busy, busy, busy. This is the theme of the

    world today. Not that staying busy isn’t fun. But don’t stay so busy that you lose focus on the important things in life. Even if you love your work and become engrossed in it, don’t forget to come up for air and spend quality time with people.❤️ As the saying goes...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jul 23, 2014

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    Ya Can Say That Again

    Single mom of three, working two jobs and going to school and I'm freakin' TIRED!!!!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    I am a mother of 5 kids.

    3 boys and 2 girls. I'm a working mom and the provider of my family. Three of my children finished their college studies. I have 3 feathers in my cap. (just a proud mom here ). Two are still studying. Being a working mom is not easy. It's very hard to balance being a good mother...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 37 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I wish I didn't have to work

    and support my family. I wish I could be a stay at home mom and that my husband worked instead. All I want is to have a nice home for my family and be more involved into sons school. Plus my job is depressing and I miss my son all day. I feel guilty because I work. I feel like I...
    littleapple7 littleapple7 36-40, F Mar 21, 2014

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    Sigh...

    Tough day in the working mom department today.
    mollyhearts mollyhearts 36-40, F Oct 7, 2013

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    Unhappily Going Back to Full-time

    When my daughter was born I was able to stop working for a while.  Then I starting working part-time.  Now I am going back to work full-time.  I am not really looking forward to it but it is what my family needs.  My hubby isn't able to get a full-time job due...
    constantlyme constantlyme 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2009

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    Wondering If I Still Have a Job

    Been on vacation this week heard from boss that division is having involuntary cutbacks Have to re-interview for my job Yipee!!! Life keeps getting better, and better every single day!! 
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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