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I Am a Working Mom

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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 38 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sigh...

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

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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 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 is always talking about how I'm a failure and everybody else is going to become great and how I'll end up working as a clerk for some insignificant company. Every single...
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    I love to work hard. I am not the type of girl who shuns getting dirt under her nails or toiling in the sun (or rain!) and getting good and sweaty. I love to end a day's work with...
    bronzeeyedblonette bronzeeyedblonette 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I finished my MBA in March of 2015. Despite the grueling schedule of working and going to grad school, I survived and thrived. Now about that salary increase.... ;-)
    ambroseguy80 ambroseguy80 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    You know how you can just tell if you're the least favorite child? I have always known that's me... My mom and I have always butted heads. I can't remember a point in my life...
    duckyluck duckyluck 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Bizarre title but it can happen. The summer after I finished high school I picked up a job in a poultry packing plant to earn money for college. I was working the 4 to midnight...
    Roastedacorn Roastedacorn 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hello to all the mommies out there I am a 24 yr. old guy who lives in Alabama. I am new to being a baby boy but have been into wearing diapers since I was a teen. I would love a...
    TheBMASTER90 TheBMASTER90 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am trying to figure out my life. I had my daughter when I was 16. I'm tired of hearing things like you shouldn't kept your legs closed because 1. everybody makes mistakes. 2. I...
    RileyRed RileyRed 18-21, F a week ago

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    Hi..I am new here,I would like to share and discuss 1 incident that astonished me.One day me, my freind and my mom were travelling in a bus. from Bilaspur to Bhilai at 3:00pm noon...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 24

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    I gained weight and have been working out getting back to my old size . I have went down 2 pants sizes and would love for someone who is determined to Lose weight with a challenge...
    kimbriaaa kimbriaaa 16-17, F Jul 24

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    I'm a teen mom and I'm making it. Im 17 almost 18 and this is my last year in high School, and I'm proud of myself for not giving up and dropping out when I got pregnant at 16.But...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Jul 23

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    Interested in working from home? I can help you earn a great income
    VanessaIaso VanessaIaso 46-50, F Jul 23

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    I always do my best working on myself getting more mature and fixing my weak points .. overcoming my fears .. and learning from others's mistakes .. it's challenging but its worth...
    amrhany amrhany 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Me; my friend and my mom were travelling in a bus. from Mysore to Ooty. at 2:00pm noon when the bus was moving. i noticed that my moms saree slipped,as a result left side of her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 22

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    Hello. Im actually a longtime ep user, but i have a question for spanking moms that i dont want associated with my main account. its not something i usually talk about with others...
    sunlovingmom sunlovingmom 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I am working on doing better for my kids and I. I know things will turn out for us. my kids deserve way better than this and they will have it!!!
    bigdreamssmalltown bigdreamssmalltown 31-35, F Jul 21

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    I love working out because I feel powerful and it takes my stress away. It's now becoming an everyday necessity
    YouKnowWho15 YouKnowWho15 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Most of the time, I am able to be a positive person no matter what pain is swirling around inside. After a ten year battle with depression, I have mastered the art of faking a...
    mountainman23 mountainman23 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    My mother wishes she never had me, even if she denies it. Ok, This is my story, hope is not too long, excuse my orthography. ...And how do I know that? She has told me several...
    Onixgurl Onixgurl 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I am too sensitive and I dont like it.I want to change myself and working on it.
    asif25 asif25 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I just recently started working from home!! It's coming slow, but that's okay. I'll make it soon!
    ElenaLockwood ElenaLockwood 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    She seriously comes home to yell at me calling me a retard bc I forgot to start the dishwasher. Sorry I was working today. Geez
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I've been doing some soul searching, and have been working real hard on changing for the better. Nothing good comes easy!
    emmalay93 emmalay93 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Someday's I find it hard to keep biting my tongue when it comes to parenting. What other parents do is none of my business. I know that. I would never think of interfering. Lord...
    MommaAlice MommaAlice 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I've been thinking about completely changing my life. By that, I mean changing my entire situation - mostly my job, but possibly my location depending on how my situation turns out...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    So, my husband and I have been talking about working out together. We just went to fitness evolution. He seems excited and I am just worried, we will start and then stop. I hope...
    Ildas56 Ildas56 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My mom always seems to be able to make my problems disappear when she's around. Thanks to a very inspiring reminder from ep user travelgal8605, I'm going to send my own mom a...