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I Am a Working Mom

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 39 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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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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    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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    Sigh...

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

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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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    My mom was always pretty ambitious when I was a little kid. She started her own small online store alongside my dad before I was born. But soon she was ready to move onto something...
    anon1296 anon1296 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For a lot of reasons. I don't even know when to start. Growing up she was never around. She was always working. But when she was not she would be out with friends or boyfriends...
    photosin photosin 22-25, F 1 Response May 13

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    I have a tendency to speak without thinking things completely through at times.Yesterday while working out at the "Y" I asked a young woman how far along pregnant she was. She...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I really need advice. My mom and I don't really get along with my mom because she's over controlling and I recently found a summer job working with children (which is something she...
    ysimm23 ysimm23 18-21, F May 10

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    For the second time as an adult, I've experienced what my Dad once referred to as a "Turn Key Life". However this most recent shift has been far more difficult to face and as the...
    FatoProfugus FatoProfugus 36-40, M 1 Response May 5

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    Okay so let me give you some information about my life first. I am homeschooled, there are no kids in my neighborhood so you can see how many friends I have, I go to Lighthouse...
    disneygirlfan disneygirlfan 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I have always enjoyed children and being a mom. My mother had two boys when I was in my early and middle teens. I knew being a mom was very hard work but I wanted to be a mom too...
    oldermaturewife oldermaturewife 46-50, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Seems like when you get a group of men together that are bored silly a game or contest appears. I guess men are born to compete. This is no different inside of a men's prison...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Apr 26

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    I did...my Mother was the epitome of authority and was quite good at displaying her apparent superiority over me and my siblings. I always tried to be good and please her, a lot...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 6 Responses May 10

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    Happy mom's day! Thanks for all the things uve done for me and them 2s. Youve been working hard for us. Youre the only person who stood by me through all life's storms and bad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10

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    Is a woman a woman before child birth? Let's not fight now! It's a debate that I had with my girlfriend's dad the other night. I was surprised to hear that he disagreed with me. I...
    sgordon1 sgordon1 36-40, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I'm tired of arguing with her. I just want all of it to end. When I'm angry or depressed, I tend to bottle everything up and not talk. Music helps me but I feel like I'm isolating...
    LazarusxD LazarusxD 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    YOUR LIFE IS YOURS TO DESTROY OR BUILD! The truthiest of all the truths is that you're the only person who has to live with yourself. It's all up to you to make yourself feel good...
    BetterWorldd BetterWorldd 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Have you tried that crazy wrap thing?! Body wraps that tone, tighten and firm!I'm looking for motivated, stay at home moms who own a smart phone and can spend 10-15 hours a week on...
    WrapMeFitnFab WrapMeFitnFab 26-30, F May 2

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    Working in a prison you get refreshers on the 12 gauge shot gun through out the year. The prison had a small room with about 3 tables and 2 refrigerators they used for training...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Apr 25

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    tbh I am trying to figure myself out, idek what I want at this moment and I can't even describe what I'm feeling to someone bc I feel like they wouldn't understand and I rather not...
    ilovesomanybandsicant ilovesomanybandsicant 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I feel alot right now. ill list the argurment of today and how things are. it started off because we are trying to buy a house. we got married in December 2014 and have been...
    cnj1213 cnj1213 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    I worked at a prison in the Upper Penn. of Mich. most of my life. One of the hardest posts to man is the Front Information Desk area. The "circus" starts when visiting hours...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response May 3

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    My dh and I both work 12-9 shifts, we have a 10 yr old dd and a 8 son. I work, clean, and am looking for a non temp job. My husband works. That's it. The only time it gets better...
    orea4912 orea4912 36-40, F 1 Response May 5

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    i can't stay home this august it's because i have to work with my mom for the whole year
    carlosgalindo1010 carlosgalindo1010 18-21, M May 5

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    So im almost 13, and im not skinny but not fat. But she always makes me feel like i am fat. I try my best at working out, i usually work out 4 times a week and sometimes i go...
    mymomissomeantome mymomissomeantome 18-21, F May 6

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    So I was led to believe I was offered a job at a start up business in the city, I went in and was told I was on trial, so I was being tested and being in a corporate world for so...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F May 7

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    I don't care about being rich, I care about being able to eat and pay my bills. Fast food is not above me, or anyone else in the world. Because I do not care about money, does not...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 1 Response May 6

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    If you didn't have to work would you still work? Meaning you had all finances taken cared of and money wasn't an issue. I personally wouldn't continue to work, I hate working...
    TheTruth94 TheTruth94 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm starting on mending my mind and healing after a breakdown just over a year ago. I've found this journey so far to be a roller coaster with the smiles and feelings of "yes this...
    johnjw johnjw 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Today, Some people were discussing working out and being fit on EP and in real life. Both times stated that, people who like to make themselves look good are shallow. I was quite...
    BodybuilderAdam BodybuilderAdam 22-25, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I'm always working on myself. It just never ends.
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    Enthusiastically, believing that soon, tomorrow or the day after tomorrow, it would all pay of. But it doesn't. It's been so long , and I am still faraway from my goals. Yesterday...
    BlueConfusion BlueConfusion 31-35, F Apr 27

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    I am working on myself trying to find myself, and who I am.
    hazlewood hazlewood 16-17, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I don't know much about chakras but I really want to start working on balancing mine :) if anyone could give me tips or advice or your personal knowledge about it that would be...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 3 Responses May 3

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    i walked into a Circle K and bought a diet soda the size of my head from a guy in his mid-20s with long-hair and a combover. he looked like he knew a lot about something... liii