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I Am a Working Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 77 People

    Sigh...

    Tough day in the working mom department today.
    mollyhearts mollyhearts 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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 29 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    I am a working Mom of three and the stress level I am experiencing is off the charts. Anyone out there with this level of stress to talk with?
    veronicadu veronicadu 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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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 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm so fed up. I was in a good mood when my mom suddenly came and interrupt my life. she would find anything to blame me for my laziness, stupidity, etc.. like she was controlling...
    mlzzmt mlzzmt 13-15, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I had a Lot of A lone time. and had a thought provoking Idea...And this thought is that there is No Such thing as Eternal Happiness.. all happiness is Temporal... here is Why...
    Micheael Micheael 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I don't have much of a social life, but anyone I come in contact with I tend to be very nice, I work my *** off in order to pay the debts my mom is in and slowly but surely she...
    brianopp brianopp 18-21, M Feb 17

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    I am a stay at home mom for my 3 amazing kids. I love being a stay at home mom, I also do miss working full time. I used to be a nurse, however became a stay at home mom with the...
    ahousewife ahousewife 36-40, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm a 16 year old, honors class student. I'm taking the most advanced courses I can take. I currently have a 3.86 GPA, and my mother hates me. Hate cannot describe the feeling I...
    MakerInDisguise MakerInDisguise 16-17, M Feb 2

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    2014 was a bad year for me. I've had bad moments in the past that I wish never to experience again, but **** just comes to me. I am working on improving myself this year...
    absinthe79 absinthe79 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Okay guys, so I haven't posted anything in a little while, but I was hoping to vent and maybe have someone turn my negative thoughts into positives. So, here we go. Not only...
    tirwin6471 tirwin6471 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    It was a beautiful sunny day so I took a ride out to my girlfriend's house to have coffee and chit-chat. She is a single mother raising two girls. She has a ranch style house...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Feb 17

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    I worked the Mich Dept of Corrections most my life. Takes a special kind of "mind set" to walk among murderers, rapists and gang members. I was not a large person by any means. I...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    What a Surprise! First of all, my results are in from ancestry.com. The test confirmed that I am part of my family. Kind of funny but yes, I had my doubts. The breakdown is as...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Travel Tips by Balmoral International Group When you have already booked your travel destination around Luxembourg and you are just a fitness head about your physical exercise...
    balmoralintgroup balmoralintgroup 26-30, F Feb 11

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    "It's time to wakey wakey!" my mom says way too gleefully at 6 in the morning. "I'm not getting up." I role over to my left side, now facing away from my mom. "I'll give you 5...
    whoevenknows022896 whoevenknows022896 13-15, F Feb 15

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    Ever felt like you are the WORST daughter/son ever when you make your mom cry?? It happened to me today. I did not disrespect her. We were just talking about my dad... who...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 4

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    My mom is so mean and unfair. I'm not just saying this because and fifteen and moody. I'm saying this because she's so mean to me. Yesterday I was fighting with my older brother...
    Linsey14 Linsey14 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    I made some terrible choices last year but have a taken a positive from it and am working on making changes. The best revenge on ones self is to be fit, healthy and happy :))
    Mikino Mikino 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    What is wrong with me? I like working out when I'm there, I usually give it my all but I can't break this psychological rut and get to the gym! I'm not over weight anymore so it...
    444EEEE 444EEEE 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I went to the councilor yesterday. I have depression. I knew this already. She asked me about medication. I declined... I'm already medicated for my PMS (violent mood swings) and...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    I want to change myself I lie and steal and it's like it's apart of who I am but I wish it wasn't. I just want to live a clean wholesome happy life. I'm working on each one by one...
    catema catema 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I am a very emotionally complex woman. I am working hard not to let my emotions get the better of me, sometimes I think the worst of people and that's when my emotions get...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I need to be on it to continue living (requirement I must be getting medical treatment to be paid for not working) But I don't even think they work and haven't in a very long time...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Feb 16

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    I love working with children that have special needs. It's my dream job to be a teacher some day .
    GayLittleFlower GayLittleFlower 13-15, F Feb 18

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    Looking at the internet rn and I'm supposed to be working .. Whoops
    directioner5000 directioner5000 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    working ain't my kind of thing 2 do but I gotta work so I could save money for a living
    RodrigoGalindo730 RodrigoGalindo730 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    just a few minutes ago, i got called down to the office for some odd reason. i thought today will finally be the day where i got something from a secret admirer, but then when i...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I grew up in a small town in the Upper Peninsula of Mich. in the 60's and 70's. My "mom" came from a family of 13 brothers and sisters of Polish decent. During family meals my dad...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Feb 8

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    my mom had a rough upbringing. rape, abuse, etc with about 13 other brothers and sisters. she had 3 kids. I'm the baby. as kids, we had a horrible childhood as well. she made sure...
    niafiend niafiend 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Those moments..... Lazy, comfortable, easy, warm moments together..... Just *being*.....legs entwined, skin touching......fingertips roaming, swirling, leaving a trail of shivers...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 9

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    My dad brought it up once since it happened and asked me "how do you feel about it?" I told him you can't force someone to want to live, I didn't really know what to say to him...
    taylordamons taylordamons 18-21, T 20 hrs ago

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    i would love a online mom but i need someone actually mature about 30 to 40. i feel its better than hvin to talk to someone young as mom. i got skype hope i can see my mom too...
    rizzzy0078 rizzzy0078 26-30, M Feb 2

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    My dads friend. I don't remember how old I was. I just remember sitting on my moms lap in our recliner with it reclined back. I don't remember what all my mom was wearing, but I do...
    jarno11 jarno11 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    i need some advice. so my mom is a typical housewife. she makes sure the house is clean, food is prepared well, she sent us kids to good schools. dont get me wrong, she did a good...
    iloveicecreamsundae iloveicecreamsundae 26-30, F Feb 6

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    My mother fought to cancer because of her love to her children. my mom hides all her pains and disease from me and my two little brothers. We never understood our parents, stood...
    amirelmi amirelmi 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    "Look at the stars Mom. That one's my favorite." "Look at the moon Mom. That's a crescent." "See the sunset Mom? I like how one color runs into another." We step out for our walks...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 9