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I Am a Young Grandmother

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    I am a 43 year old mom of two,

    my oldest is 20 and my youngest is 17 and the 17 year old is 3 months pregnant-she's married, works full time and is getting her GED, an has her own house. I'm not sure how ready I am for all of this-need someone to talk to about all this.
    Littleredboss1 Littleredboss1 41-45, F Feb 22, 2014

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    A Grandson I May Never See....

    I'm not as young as some, but at 44 I'm still quite a yummy granny! I have a one year old grandson who I see regularly. He is beautiful and I love him with all my heart from the tip of his head to the tip of his toes. Yesterday I found out that I have another grandson who is six...
    evatheoptimist evatheoptimist 41-45 Jul 11, 2012

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    39

    I started on this wonderful ride that people call being a Grandparent when I was just 39......And if you are asking yes....That is a young age.... And yes....It was my child....and my grandchild...It started the old fashoned way.....He is my REAL grand kid.....And his name is...
    singer1960 singer1960 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    37 Year Old Grandmother

    I am a 37 year old whose son's girlfriend just had a little baby girl. I have been through so much with him I don't even know where to begin. I had him at 2 months before my 17th birthday where it was a shame. My mother was a religious Catholic and you can imagine how happy she...
    jroc1991 jroc1991 70+ 3 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    My Grandbabies

    I am only 40 years old.  I have 2 grandsons, one who will be 3 next month and another who passed away in 2006 at 9 months old.  I also have a 10 month old granddaughter and another granddaughter due to be born in December of this year!  I guess I started early...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    LAlady310 LAlady310 26-30, F Oct 20, 2011

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    I Need Suppot!

    I am a 34 year old single mother.  I have always been a single mother (since 16).  I graduated from HS at 17 and went straight to college.  Graduated from college at 23.  I got saved at 21 when my son was 4 and my son and I sent to church regularly.  It...
    kaykay10505 kaykay10505 31-35 3 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    Young Gramma!!

    I became a grandma 16 days after I turned 38.  This was curtesy of my 17 year old son and his girlfriend who turned 17 the week after her baby was born.  We knew she was pregnant but she denied it continually.  I suspect she thought talk of abortion would come...
    whtevr whtevr 36-40, F 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    A Young Grandmother Again In The Same Year!

    My oldest son got engaged this past sept. at age 21, and 1 month later found out they were expecting, mind you, he did not move in with her and their own place until I gave them the funds to get their first Apt. Together (my son had never been on his own), their baby boy is due...
    younggrandmotheragain younggrandmotheragain 41-45 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    Soon To Be Grandma At 39.

    My 17 year-old daughter is expecting in February. She is in a terrible situation. She knows I don't agree with her choices. (ran away from home, hanging with bad people, etc.). At first it was very hard to accept the pregnancy. But it is what it is. Now, that I find myself...
    GagaJenny GagaJenny 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    I'm A Grandmother....but I Don't Sit Around In A Rocking Chair All Day! =/

    I am a Mother of 5 children, I become a mother at the age of 16, so it was likely that I would also become a young Grandmother. As such, in 2009 my son informed me that he and his girlfriend were expecting...fast forward to their baby shower, my oldest Daughter informed me that...
    Nardsgirl Nardsgirl 41-45, F Jun 30, 2012

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    Grandma At 22

    My husband is older so my step-daughter is 28 she had her first child a little girl 2-14-2012 and is pregnant with her 2nd too soon to know its gender
    bridgemanhippie bridgemanhippie 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    I Am a Young Great Grandmother

    IN APRIL, I BECAME A GREAT GRANDMOTHER. WHEN MY DAUGHTER HAD HER FIRST CHILD, I WAS 37 YEARS OLD. NOW THAT MY GRANDDAUGHTER JUST HAD A DAUGHTER I FEEL LIKE I SHOULD BE IN MY 70S TO BE THIS GREAT GRANDMOTHER FIGURE. I LOOK LIKE I'M IN MY LATE 30S EARLY 40S AND IT SHOCKS...
    wilsonsandy wilsonsandy 56-60 5 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Grandmother At 43

    I just became a Grandma (Meemah) of two last year at age 43.  My daughter had a girl in April and my son's wife had a girl in August.  Wow has my life changed!  I've always wanted to be front and center as a Grandma because my kids didn't grow up with Grandparents.  BUT - I...
    lahewet lahewet 41-45 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Wow! My Baby Is Going To Have A Baby!

    I just recently found out that my 14 year old daughter is going to have a baby.  I am only 32 years old.  I was and still am devestated that my baby is going to be having a baby.  When does the shock of this wear off?  Or does it ever?  I had my daughter at 17, so I know how...
    1funnybunny 1funnybunny 31-35 5 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    Hello fellow young grandmothers.

    I'm 38 and have 5 beautiful grandchildren, 2 boys (aged 6 and 3) and 3 girls (aged 3, 11months and 8months) too much too soon? Heck no! Wouldn't have it any other way. I love my family with all my heart <3
    Mieshamooi Mieshamooi 36-40, F Nov 29, 2014

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    I'M 35 With A Grandbaby And Another One On The Way

    Hello everyone, I'm just trying to connect with other younger grandmother's. I am 35 and my husband is 39, we have a beautiful 1 year old granddaughter. Our oldest is 19 and had her first baby at 17, I was upset , but took her as a blessing. I was 16 when I had her, but I wanted...
    nahnahof2 nahnahof2 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    Grandma At 31, My Husbands Only 29...

    My 14 year old daughter is due in June with a baby, I had her at 15. My poor husband is only 29 and is going to be a Grandpa. I was actually surprised that this wasn't a little more common with teen pregnancy rates. I guess all I can do is love her and support her in any way...
    younggm younggm 31-35 5 Responses Jan 24, 2011

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    Too Young?

    I am a 29 year old mother of 3 and my husband is 43. He was married before me and they had 4 kids. The oldest, who is 22, is expecting her first baby in a couple of weeks. I know she is my step child but she is like my own daughter. I have very mixed emotions about becoming a...
    ruebencherylmorales ruebencherylmorales 26-30 2 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    I Am 40 And Just Became A Grandparent

    I feel too young to be called grandma. I know it's shallow, but I asked to be called meme. My daughter is in agreement. I guess i am still adjusting. I can't wait to meet him (my daughter lives in FL). I am flying to meet him this month.
    christine40 christine40 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2013

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    Possibly Not That Young....

    My 24yo daughter gave birth to two baby boys three months ago. They are, in my heavily biased opinion, lovely. But I don't feel like a grandma, I fee like a bystander. My youngest is seven, and still calls me 'Mammy' (read Mommy if you're not from Scotland or North England!) fgs...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2013

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    5 Grandbabies (-:

    I'm 39, a young grandmother to soon to be 5 grandkids! My 19 year old daughter Chelsey conceied young and her son Cale is 2 years old now. My 16 year old son Brandon has a 1 year old daughter, Emma. Lastly my 15 year old daughter with her fiancé, they have 1 son and my daughter...
    MotherOf9 MotherOf9 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2012

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    Omg!!

      hey..well Im a grandmother to a gorgeous baby boy of 13wks..im 39 and yeah, It came as quite a shock!, but I got to say, I really cant imagine my life without him..Its like having your own child again without all the worries and stress's of being a new mum..I get all the...
    3scots 3scots 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Young And Proud

    So I'm 28 years old and will be a grandmother June 2013. I married my husband who is 9 years older than me. His oldest child is 19 and is only 6 weeks pregnant. I am SOOOOO excited. But then I step back and look and think about being only 28. I have 3 children with my husband and...
    Grammy28 Grammy28 26-30 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

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    Ready to Enjoy My Life!!!

    I am a 34 year old married mother of four ages 18 soon to be 19, 17, 16, & 8. I also have a 17 month old granddaughter (my 18 year daughter's child). She graduated from high school this year & informed me that she was not planning on going to college. I have...
    politecoffee politecoffee 31-35 3 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    My son just broke the news to me yesterday.

    I am 41 and I was too a young mother my older son is 23y graduated he has a good job. Looks like the perfect scenario but I am still with mix feelings about the whole thing. My son married a cousin. IDK my head is spinning I hope everything works out at the end
    BrazilianGirl41 BrazilianGirl41 41-45, F Oct 1, 2014

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    I'M 37 And My 19 Yr Old Daughter Is Pregnant.....And Living 3,000 Miles Away.

    Well, my daughter decided to move to California to go to college and is living with my parents. She is 19 and has always loved the west coast. It was very hard for me to let her go as I was only 18 when I had her and we have been extremely close. When she left I became very...
    NotReadyForThis NotReadyForThis 36-40, F 3 Responses May 6, 2013

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    Grandma At 33 And Expecting One Of My Own

    In May of 2009 my 16 year old daugh/ter told me she was expecting and is due in jan 2010.  I was only 17 when I had her so I know how scary it is.  She is keeping the baby which will be a girl.  In June of 2009 I found out that I am pregnant and due in feb 2010...
    gmaat33 gmaat33 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    I Just Found Out

    My 19 year old daughter just found out today that she is about 2 months pregnant. I am only 37 years old, and I'm having a lot of mixed feelings. Part of me is worried for her, because I know all to well what it was like to be a young mother (I had her 19 days after I turned...
    BeausWifey BeausWifey 36-40 10 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    paulrisk paulrisk 41-45 Oct 13, 2010

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    Need Someone To Talk To

    I'm 24 years old. My wife is 36 and she has two daughters (14 and 16). It has just been confirmed that the 16 year old is pregnant. I'm not sure how to deal with this. I'm not old enough to be a mom, let alone a grandma. I love my wife very much but I'm thinking of leaving...
    Meaghan99 Meaghan99 22-25 4 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    I had my daughter at 13

    and come from a line of teenage mothers. I also however worked hard to obtain my masters degree purchased a home and break the family cycle of poverty and low education. My daughter witnessed my struggles first hand.....when she turned 20 she decided to have a baby herself...
    Societyfeulsdysfunction Societyfeulsdysfunction 36-40 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    A lot of younger women like a man who is significantly older than they are. Older man can offer a woman maturity and stability that a younger man can not. As a result, they seek...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 Feb 13

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    Alright, let me start by saying that this may offend a few women out there, and I apologize in advance for that because it truly isn't meant to be taken that way, though I know it...
    TommyGM TommyGM 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 24

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    OMYWDating OMYWDating 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    i never have been in too young guys even though a good percent are just so sexy and handsome ,and so cute and sweet for no reason......i mean young man why are u so dam cute...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I was thinking about this and why I love younger girls and came to the conclusion that it's the maturity I guess. I have the same maturity as the girls I'm interested in. but when...
    RaigaKurosuki RaigaKurosuki 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    A love letter to a young woman: There's just something about you. young lady. You face the life ahead with a joyfully apprehensive hope. You are fresh, naive, wild and...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M Feb 13

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    People I work with always tell me I am very mature for my age. Not true, I just look way younger than I actually am. I have always looked extremely young for my age. I could still...
    sfoss21 sfoss21 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I live in the LA area. I love younger women, your body, your mind, your lack of experience. I love to teach things, and would love to show you places I have been. Then I would love...
    airclowns2 airclowns2 46-50, M Feb 18

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    In general, it is hard to understand men. Having an emotional and physical affair with a 6 years younger man than me even make me think harder. When I first know him, I refused to...
    envymyself envymyself 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I never had young girl. I always dated women older than me. Don't mean I don't like young girls. Because I think I am not perfect and attractive for them. I am mature romantic...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 1 Response Feb 22

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    Daddy says he's 44, I think he's 54! But I have never told him this. I want him to keep enjoying my young (legal) body. I tell him how much I enjoy him, how young he makes me feel...
    TheCuckcake TheCuckcake 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23

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