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I Believe Parenting Is The Hardest Job Anyone Could Ever Have

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    Parenting my two daughters (now grown up "daddy´s girs") was my best done job and a main source of happyness     Hard part of it all: during almost 20 yrs, I do it as somemething like a "married single father"  Bet you all to decode what that last label might mean...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 19, 2012

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    Teachable Moment/life Lesson

    I am always struck by the stories on this site - so many that seem more than what I am about to say but here goes... I am a bit upset. Maybe its because my head isn't all there sometimes or there is so much to do related to my separation/pending divorce so I'm almost writing an...
    Liminalghost Liminalghost 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    Being The Bad Parent Sucks!

    I love my girls so much, but find it hard when it comes to discipline. My husband is a great father , friend , and provider, but often throws me under the bus when it comes to the kids and discipline. I feel completely overwhelmed, frustrated , and stressed out. Just earlier...
    lolama2013 lolama2013 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    Parenting Is So Hard...

    One of the hardest thing about being a parent is to help your child deal with life disappointments. You don't to play it off as it was nothing because it could be a very big deal to them. You don't want to make a big hoopla about it either because you'll be coddling them. You don...
    Theta99 Theta99 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2013

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    Fear

    I read 17 books on parenting before I had my first daughter.  I weened out the things I didn't like and things that I thought suited me.  Some I used some I didn't.  The only thing I wanted to do was be a mom. I have 4 children that I would do anything for. My oldest one...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F Mar 19, 2012

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