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I Bought Up My Children On My Own

Families come in many shapes and sizes. 3 People

    Unconditional Love - I admire single parents because I know what it's like. Most of the time you wonder where your energy, power and patience come from and will it last. My oldest...
    BigBearLittleBear BigBearLittleBear 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    More specifically, those annoying *** kids who run around making a ****-ton of noise. You do not have to ******* scream all the time. Learn to shut up and sit still. What angers me...
    mittensforkittens mittensforkittens 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I do admire people who adopt children. There are so many children in the foster system that need good homes to, and people who open those homes up to, are good people in my book.
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    AWeber123 AWeber123 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    They always seem to be drawn to me for some reason. Children are beautiful. I love their way of thinking and processing things. They say the funniest things too!
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F Mar 22

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