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I Am a Working Mom

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18 Responses Jun 25

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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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    Sigh...

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

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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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    Related Experiences

    I see people who make posts about how much they love their mom and that their mom is always there for them and understands them but sadly at times that is not the case for me. I...
    wonderlustdreamer wonderlustdreamer 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am 46-years-old and my son will be four this month. I am proud to say that I have NOT kicked him off the boob because I believe in child-led weaning. His dad and I argue a lot...
    lisaandshasta123 lisaandshasta123 41-45 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My dad left before I was born. After I was born my mom was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease...it's a genetic disease. I was only 10. In those 10 years I watched her slowly die...
    blackbird08 blackbird08 18-21, F Jun 27

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    They say even the smallest of questions can tell you if a person knows you or not.... so I decided to ask something to the person most dear to me in hopes that I was wrong thinking...
    dexxie dexxie 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Have you guys heard of the bralette, the kind that I have on it is a little see thru, and there is no under wire at all for shape, but I do sleep in it at times, it is very...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    I just need to vent right now. I really hate my mom but love her too, cause she's my mom. But I'm tired of her constantly putting me down, trying to change my life choices, getting...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    lately i have been having such a hard time being a mom. i have a hard keeping my temper when it comes to my kids. they are so sweet and perfect in my eyes yet i don't treat them...
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm 18 and pregnant. 4 months by the end of this month and due on jan 8,2015 :). I am happy about it. But sometimes it's hard, cause most of the time I feel so alone, my boyfriend...
    lykers lykers 18-21, F Jul 7

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    Everyone should experience working out in HARD-MORE, its what we are ment to do genetically, historically and BIOLOGICALLY. We were hunter gatherers, in the wild, chasing down our...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Since I hate latching onto friends when I get in the state I'm in at the moment, I will do the alternative: share my experience with complete strangers in hope of some sage counsel...
    HansFizzlebeef HansFizzlebeef 18-21, M Jun 26

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    Today was hilarious. So I was hanging with my sister indoors and I was holding my cute little dog. My sister was sitting beside me working on the computer. I was looking at my dog...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I'm getting younger as I age. Because kids are grown ups. 3 are done in college and working. I only have 2 students left. I have more time for myself. I'm a hands on mother and I...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 2

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    Yesterday when i working on the kitchen I found my son who is 12 and my daughter who is 10 quarrelling themselves for a TV remote I told them to stop ,after some time I heard a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Jul 6

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    Sometimes in life you have those moments where you reflect back and wonder how you got where you are in life right now. As I reflect on that I remind myself that everything...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    This series of crushers have a fixed jaw and a movable jaw, with the former fixed in front of the rack and the latter hanging on the mandrel. When the eccentric shaft rotates, the...
    crusherment crusherment 26-30, M Jun 23

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    Well I could go on and on for days about my work situations, all the jobs I've been at and left. Some that I was fired from, etc. Some days I love making money but dread the people...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I love working out, it has transformed me from a depressed scrony, not confident boy, to a totally new person who loves working out and values life now. I enjoy waking up in the...
    VishalM92 VishalM92 18-21, M Jul 1

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    I got my gym membership yesterday and I also began working out yesterday. I've always been on the smaller side. At the most I've weighed 140 but right now I'm 125. Even though I'm...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 3

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    I have 3 children and i lost custody over my 1st 2 children when i was 19 , because the father of my children made more moeny and was more economically stable than i was . , now 5...
    yessyq yessyq 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I'm on day 3. I'm improving a little bit. I'm really happy I decided to do this. I know I can keep it up because I've already started and I have motivation. I like the way I'm...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I want to decrease the hours that I'm working to a normal level and start working out again twice a week starting from August. We'll see!
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Am ganesh in india(Chennai) age 20. We left my dad when i was 5. Mom lived for me and mom made me study. Many peoples will ask about my dad,but i wont care about that. Some will...
    ruthra104 ruthra104 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Nothing better than beach work out. You just come there with a bottle of water, shorts and nice book to read in rest time.. Horizontal bar, vertical bar, abs, push ups - all...
    csgomi csgomi 26-30, M Jun 23

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    So the past few days have been the most depressing days of my life, summer no longer feels like freedom. My mother is a very emotionally unstable ***** and I have suffered too long...
    RockNRepublic RockNRepublic 16-17, F Jun 24

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    It took a break up to make me realize that I needed to be a better person. My attitude and my beliefs were not very good. I want to continue to grow closer to God and mend some of...
    LaurenMckinney LaurenMckinney 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm tired of looking chubby so I've been working out. It feels so great to work out and know I'm gonna look good in the future
    Jteen15 Jteen15 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I love the feeling I get from working out...I crave the gym and cardio...it is the best antidepressant on the planet...I'm about to kick it up a notch...I want this body in beast...
    brightbabyblues4u brightbabyblues4u 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I also make music while I'm working. I improvise. I use al my resources at my disposal and make instruments out of them. Work doesn't always have to be dismal. You can have a live...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jun 30

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    I am not a mom yet! But I met a sweet and caring woman that I will NEVER forget. Mom... :) I went on an English exchange. I had to spend 5 weeks in Victoria BC to improve my...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I haven't gotten there yet, but I can see it in my future! Right after I graduate med school I want to start working towards a better future for younger girls, women and children...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I started working out since,I don't remember, but I ain't stop my routine of an exercise...
    wt00r wt00r 26-30, M Jul 6

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    It's crazy to me how working out has affected my mood. It's made me much happier afterwards and I just feel like smiling at everyone. On the other hand, if anyone talks to me at...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    ****** thank **** for metal keeps me goin today's classic albums while working have been ...... Lamb of god sacrament Slayer reign in blood Alice in chains dirt Soundgarden bad...
    Smigger1970 Smigger1970 41-45, M Jul 10

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    Started back late last year (working out). Have had great results since then. How about you?
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I've started working out now that I am less busy with uni work and I got to say, I actually enjoy it. Loads of people hate the thought of exercising and going to the gym but I had...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F Jul 12

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    Working out is awesome so is football I'm trying out for te this year te stands for tightend if u didn't no I've been accept to play football for a private school it's so amazing...
    eliaszavaleta eliaszavaleta 13-15, M Jul 13

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    Working at subway sucks.. I work alone! and yeah 7.25.. -_- and the rude people.. ugh
    Lambertt Lambertt 18-21, M Jul 14