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I Am a Working Mom

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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 24 Responses Jun 25

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    Sigh...

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

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    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    Why is it so hard too keep the bad thoughts blocked out I drive myself crazy with **** that isnt even that big of a deal...problems that I caused myself to begin with then I allow...
    itsjustme3684 itsjustme3684 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 9

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    I feel like I'm in competition with my soon to be ex husband with everything now example working to get my own place for me and my daughter even Christmas presents.
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    Yesterday I took a rest day and totally regretted it. After working out I just feel better and have a much more positive mood. I plan on working out today for sure!
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 11

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    Active efforts to work on our marriage are "on-hold" to an extent over the holidays at my wife's insistence, though I struggle to believe good things can come from letting serious...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anyone out there with a partner who works the most inconvenient hours? I have a boring Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm office job. My partner works all sorts of hours with a lot of overtime...
    HelloBones HelloBones 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Always working...trying to be more tolerant, more patient...trying to better my body...mind...spirit. It helps me deal with those in my life who are not so much patient, tolerant...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I started taking SAM-e and fish oil for depression. I'm two days in and it seems to be working.
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    Through all the blood, sweat, and years.....I make it through Black Friday working at Kohls!
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I am working on myself physically and mentally to become the person I want to be. With each step forward I gain a little more confidence
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I am working to be 100% comfortable with who I am, my looks and all and to not be or feel so insecure all the time.
    tartansforever33 tartansforever33 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    After running a marathon in Kuwait, I decided to work on my speed work and thought I really messed up my hamstring. Well after months and months and resting and stretching I...
    MPBiker MPBiker 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I know its weird to say such , but I feel like if I'm working under stress I tend to push myself harder to achieving the goals I really want . I may complain about it on a daily...
    Melschoen Melschoen 18-21 Dec 3

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    I have sealed myself into a safe little box over the years. I am rediscovering myself now and branching out. I have blamed my husband for being controlling, but have realized that...
    NWBiggirl420 NWBiggirl420 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    Seven days a week I exercise...Sometimes I just do a yoga class, or Pilates. Sometimes only a dance class.I have a strict routine.I do rest, but it's never a days rest.I like...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 4

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    I love constantly working on my body to make it better. I usually workout 6 days a week. I love seeing the results from all the hard work. I am in a wheelchair so it's all upper...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Good morning everyone - working from home today and could do with being distracted in a fun and sexy way.
    Barnesgirl Barnesgirl 31-35 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I'll be working late all week and it's fine because the extra money doesn't hurt. However it can get boring fast so if anyone wants to keep me company this week shoot me a message...
    mn0101 mn0101 26-30, M Dec 8

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    It's now been a year since I started working out! I started Dec 10, 2013 and I've done 81 workouts in that time. It only works out to about 1 for every 4.5 days and I wanted to try...
    Sapphire89 Sapphire89 22-25 3 Responses Dec 11

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    Cannot wait for tomorrow's morning workout. I absolutely love the feel of my strong and healthy body moving. Been working out for years, never had a weight problem, but I wish I...
    UltraaViolencee UltraaViolencee 18-21, F Dec 11

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    My response notifier isn't working as it should. Others aren't as well. This is very disappointing, as i am unaware when someone replies to my exciting comments. Missing out on...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 12

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    I've recently considered looking into becoming a personal trainer. Just two short months ago I had no interest in this but I've been working out a lot and I enjoy talking to people...
    Niceguy3174 Niceguy3174 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I admire people who take time to improve themselves. There is this lady in my group who always looks so beat, so good. When I see her I admire the fact that with all the stress in...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I work in the research and development department for a major manufacturer. I am the only woman not working in the office. I take apart compressors to see why they broke, rebuild...
    joseekatt joseekatt 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    But am I working on myself for me or for others?
    meizhu meizhu 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago