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I Am a Working Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 78 People

    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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    Working From Home As A Chocolatier

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    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, 2014

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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 33 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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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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    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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    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 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'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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    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 have been living and working outside of the United States for many years now.....I enjoy the traveling but I also enjoy getting home to the states when I can...:)
    Micky7288 Micky7288 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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    Today is my youngest son's graduation in HS, he'll be in college by June...I'm just a proud mom... "Smiles"
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My Mom had been suffering a cough since this past fall 2014. It started out what seemed to be the cold or the flu, and never went away. She finally went in to the doctor after...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Yes, I love my mom and appreciate her but there are times where she is just unbelievable. She puts so much pressure on me to do well in school, get good grades, go to a really good...
    minjjangxx minjjangxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm a stay at home mom with a 2 year old daughter and a 1 month old son and i love being able to spend every second with my babies. but i miss having just a simple adult...
    ashleynichole25 ashleynichole25 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    In a very short text I will try to describe my relationship with my mom.. My mother has always been to close to me because my father was always working abroad and my brother at...
    depb05 depb05 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Every single time I get a new job, it's like that mind set is all I can think about. I hate staying in that mindset with whatever I do! it's like I'm trying to pet my cat and enjoy...
    lalalablair lalalablair 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I started training for the Mich. Dept. of Corrections in 1988. You go through many classes on law, sexual harassment, martial arts and Dept policies. After you got through most of...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    As I am planning and working towards my future, I try to enjoy life in the moment. A day spent in the snow with my kids, breakfast with my friends, a phone conversation with...
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm a stay at home mom to 4 wonderful children. 3 boys and a girl. The oldest two are in school now so I only have 2 at home with me during the day. My husband is a long haul truck...
    SAHMomof4 SAHMomof4 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    My son will be graduating high school next week. He'll in college soon. Wow! Time flies so fast. He is the youngest of 5. 2 college left and mom will be free from paying tuition...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Life is a learning process that keeps rolling on through the years. Starts with your parents who teach you the basic skills such as carrying a full cup across the kitchen to tying...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    So I got a new job. Not the one I really wanted. Door to door charity promotion. And I quit on day 2. I'm not usually a quitter. And I didn't walk away because of the job. See, I'm...
    bethany1990 bethany1990 22-25, T Mar 3

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    i have yoga everyday and i have a gym membership with my mom and we go like four times a week and it seems like my but is getting bigger every time. but i like wearing the cute...
    hellohowareyoudoing hellohowareyoudoing 13-15, F Mar 5

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    I'm studying in a college, 3rd year,working for almost 4 years, I am working in a famous fast food here in my country... I live in a province,now,I live by myself in a city...
    tortul15 tortul15 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Dad's not around. I've finally accepted that if these boys are going to grow to be gentlemen, it's my responsibility to not look back. After an emotional rollercoaster allowing him...
    fcortez0407 fcortez0407 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I feel like all of my friends look at me as a dumb blonde. Yes I have my moments when I don't understand something, but the way they look at me and treat me sometimes I feel so...
    ShellyStrength ShellyStrength 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I started working for the Mich. prison system in Aug. 1988. Back then not to many women make the cut. I don't really know if you'd call me "lucky" to have made it through the...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I used to work at this horrible place...they treated the employees horribly. One day one of the employees said she needed to use the bathroom and the supervisors told her she...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I haven't really been working out much. It's sporadic. I used to do so much with Brit around, motivating me, pushing me to do better, to be better, to hope. But... Now that she's...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Mar 7

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    So like there was a period of my life where I was like in good shape... Looked good and felt good about my body. The catch is I was in shape because I had seen a pic of myself and...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M Mar 9

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    Had no sleep last night and working tonight just great
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Ok, so I've got a new research project. When I should be working, I'm scouring the Internet looking for Xanax horror stories. About six months ago, I moved in with my boyfriend...
    leilanio leilanio 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I really love being a preschool teacher. I run a half day preschool program and it's so full filling. The only draw back is no adult interaction! I miss working with adults. Lol.
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 41-45, F Mar 5

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    Its been a good two months and I haven't seen any differences with my physique, well a little but whatever hopefully things start to move a bit quicker. It's somewhat frustrating...
    2scared2login 2scared2login 18-21, M Mar 9

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    Finally started applying for some scholarships after loads of time spent on researching on them, and university courses etc etc (read: getting overwhelmed by so much information...
    thequietexplosion thequietexplosion 18-21, F Mar 9

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    So I have been trying to get as much retail experience as possible so it will be easier to find a job working at a makeup counter. (Wish to be a makeup artist.) my first retail job...
    lalalablair lalalablair 18-21, F Mar 11

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    i am 15 years old & i have a baby girl . i just wanna share my story because i never really have before , so here it goes . i had been with my boyfriend (16) for more than a year...
    ariarenae ariarenae 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Ever since I started middle school I began having more expectations for me. Things like chores and good grades. I didnt have a problem with that but sometimes my mom makes me feel...
    KayanAstch KayanAstch 16-17, F Mar 12

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    So tonight Shelby faceted me and i left my towel on the ground. My mom comes in my room and starts yelling me over a towel that was on the ground for 5 minutes. Shelby ends the...
    caileenclaire caileenclaire 13-15, F Mar 15

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