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I Bought Up My Children On My Own

Families come in many shapes and sizes. 3 People

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    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 is nineteen and this is the most trying time so far in my all of my children's up bringing. I will never give up though...
    BigBearLittleBear BigBearLittleBear 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    I am just sitting here thinking as I watch the news, job markets etc.. just what he future holds for our children. As a boy, I had no worries about the future. I grew up playing...
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    I truly admire others who adopt children for whatever reason. I have adopted one girl and one boy. Both are teenagers and are from my husband's former marriage. I love kids very...
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    I never thought I would meet anyone but met my partner in my 40's. He's the most wonderful, kind man and I love him to pieces. He has 3 grown up children who are great but he's...
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    RIP CHRISTOPHER SHORT.... If ONLY your parents didn't turn you loose with free reins, things could of been MUCH different. It's a damn shame when parents care for the men/women in...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    If you have to smoke, don't do it around the children. Second hand smoke is more deadly. If your children are more important to you than a damn cigarette, then you would keep them...
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    Dear anti-vaxers: I appreciate your desire to make decisions for your children without the intervention of the government. Have you considered the population which does not make...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    By the time I had children I had been wearing diapers for many years and decided I would not force my children to potty train. I have two sons, one is 19 and potty trained when he...
    jensoasis jensoasis 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    This is the best title they had. I don't hate children, I just don't like bad kids. I have a child who has a defiance disorder. It has been so hard. Last night I saw another side...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My dad bought the house next to his, then added onto it and remodeled it for my kids and I. It's part of my inheritance. I have everything: a great family, excellent health, no...
    Marcibella Marcibella 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 19

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    I take full responsibility for my own actions regardless of what they are. This is especially true when it involves others in my family and my close and personal friends. When I...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I know that I have not discussed it here but I am now in a loving relationship with an older man. I still have my own apartment but I stay over at his house more often than not...
    teresasimpson teresasimpson 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    Actually I'm not and actually approve highly. I study Biomedical Sciences and will likely to go to work in the Pharmaceutical Industry. As someone who has been exposed to...
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    bought a condo in south florida! :) feeling awesome!
    alex33009 alex33009 26-30, M Jan 27

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    These teenage years are showing to be challenging. My daughter turned 13, on the 13th. Up until recently, These past few days, she's been a fairly respectful, obedient young...
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    I recently bought one, my friend code is 1392-6887-7616, if anyone wants to play just add me
    Sleaxor Sleaxor 18-21, M Feb 1

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    I desperately want to be a fulltime, owned and collared love pet in marriage for my soon-to-be husband, but I'm terrified to tell him about the extent of my submissiveness, as I...
    CreampieKitty CreampieKitty 16-17, F Feb 9

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    an excerpt from my 750words.com post today (very cool idea for writers btw). then I saw this group in trending..! eerie but cool (: ... its a beautiful thing when you first get...
    Urgez Urgez 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Well I finally gave in and bought a toy for myself to enjoy. My wife has pretty much turned into a nun. Am I a weirdo? I would rather the real thing but I can't get it, I would...
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    my dad died on sunday and when we told the little girl I babysit that he died. She said, Is Diamond ok?" Diamond is my dads dog and the kids who I babysit think of my dad as the...
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    Honestly do, and after the week I had it wouldn't surprise me if I was pregnant. But unlike most I am taking precautions I know I'm only 18 and having a child right now wouldn't be...
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    I've been married almost fourteen years. We have three children all on the autism spectrum. While I can't say that my wife is unwilling, we don't have the level of intimacy that I...
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    It seems that here recently I see on the news all these cases of measles being reported. This really hits too close to home for me. I remember as a kid going through the lines at...
    missourimule63 missourimule63 51-55 1 Response Feb 1

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    I've struggled with drug addiction for over half of my 38 years of life. I've achieved some great things to ultimately ruin the situation. I have two beautiful kids with a women...
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    After having 3 kids of my own, the best part for me was hearing their first laughs.Does anyone else love the sound of a babies laugh? 
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    I Want To Have The Country Girl Life, Waking Up In The Morning To Feeding Cows, And Chicken. Tending To Horses and My Farm. Watching My Future Children Run Around In My Spacious...
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    Hello everyone. My name is jack. My story starts six years ago when I met my fiancée. She has full legal and phayical custody through the divorce of her daughters. The father is a...
    Aconcernedparent Aconcernedparent 36-40, M Feb 18

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    Fun in the snow! They had a blast throwing snowballs and making their own little snowmen.
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm angry that I am 24 years old and can't have children. I have survived Triple Negative Breast cancer, and since I could not afford to freeze my eggs, I have to leave it up to...
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    anyone in the UK age 19-25 wanting a relationship and children my strongest desire is to have children but I find it so hard to socialize :(.
    Rachel1001 Rachel1001 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    another interesting one to spread around please, if you come across a numpty out there who doesn't have enough common sense to vaccinate their children: http://www.theguardian.com...
    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Everyone knows all my children so when we go shopping everyone goes. my husband me and my seven children. so while im the store we let the four oldest wonder off TOGETHER and stay...
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    children have the right to be nude. meggege me
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    I've always wanted children... Biological or adopted, I've always envisioned them as part of my life. My husband did too... At least he always told me so, until now. I'm 29 and he...
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    I want to adopt children from underdeveloped countries like Ethiopia and probably even a special needs child.
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    I enjoy working with older moms who discipline their children.
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    When I give my children an order, I do expect it to be followed. I do not like to repeat myself without consequences . This afternoon, I told my 13 yr old daughter to empty and...
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    For about 11 months now, we have had custody of my sisters 4 children. It's been quite the struggle but as time flys, the better and better they become. The one that gets to me the...
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    oldernudistfamily oldernudistfamily 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 16

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