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I Have 4 Kids

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    Losing a Child....leaving One's Life Behind

    I have lost a child.  Four years old, strong, happy, full of life and the joy of childhood.  How would we ever know time was ebbing slowly from this young childs grasp. Parents are not suppose to out live our children. Children are our most important asset...
    Jim58 Jim58 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    Daughters Change Away a Man Thinks

    So blessed have I been to have 4 beautiful daughters.  My life has never been the same after raising daughters who appreciate the gentle expirences in life, the softness of their emotions, the joy in their eyes. I am a different man then I was before I had daughters. ...
    Jim58 Jim58 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2008

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    It's a Handfull

    I have 3 boys and 1 girl, my daughter will be well protected in here teen years, she is 2nd to last child. In our family it is a little different, I cook the meals, and pretty much take over the day to day stuff when I get home from work, I feel this is my wife's time to kick...
    Mick75 Mick75 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2007

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    Four Teenagers Will Turn Your Hair Gray!

    So just as soon as I workout the best way to be a good Mother to my children they grow and devlop and change. They are no longer babies who create a load of dirty laundry everyday now they are teenagers who wash their own laundry once a week. Now problems with cars clubs at...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Jan 13, 2013

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    Scared Out Of My Mind!

    Hi, I have 3 children and one on the way! All boys! I have a 10 year old, 8 year old, 5 year old and I'm 7 months pregnant with yet another little boy! Please tell me it will get easier! =) My eight year old has some learning problems, so a lot of our time is spent helping and...
    tatersangels4 tatersangels4 26-30, F Nov 29, 2012

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    Who Needs Privacy Right?!

    My 4 little people. They are such a team. Except when they are not. So interesting to listen to them communicate. So smart!
    Ssgsmith77 Ssgsmith77 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    As Different As The Points On A Compass!!!!

    I am the mother to four amazing children. My son's are 18, 17, & 15, my daughter is 14. Each of them are wonderful in their own ways. I could not imagine have one more or one fewer kids. Now I am a single mother so every choice I make is even more important.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Jan 6, 2013

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    Meet My Own Personal Bradybunch

    All them with different personalities. My eldest is a girl...third grade...8 going on Sweet Sixteen! Quiet and shy but with a wild streak. Wants to be popular and fashionable. Not so into sports but loves to dance. Not the best singer...but she loves to sing. A great artist...
    4purrfectdarkness 4purrfectdarkness 26-30, F Nov 28, 2012

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    Lets Try For A Boy,please?

    My husband and i had 2 healthy girls,3 years apart. I had a IUD put in after my 2nd and was fine with 2 kids! My husband started asking me for another try at a boy and i said no for about 10 months. Then i gave in and had the iud removed. I got pregnant within 2 months.ย Ten...
    Jeepinmom Jeepinmom 26-30 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    My Kids

    Hi I am the mother of four beautiful kids, I have two boys and two girls. They range in age. My oldest is 8, then comes 4, next we have 20 months and finally 5 months old.  I feel overwhelmed at times because I don't get to spend as much one on one time with them as I would...
    keenan8 keenan8 31-35, F 7 Responses May 23, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I'm 31! I have a live in boyfriend of 5 years. Neither of us have kids. I have the ' baby itch'! At the beginning of our relationship, he said " you are the only one I would have a...
    hereigoagain2 hereigoagain2 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was babysitting son of my friend tonight... I hate it... Not the babysitting itself, it's great actually! But I hate the feeling it gives me. I know I'm not supposed to have kids...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I use to be against abortions, BUT after seeing and hearing what some children go through, I'm all for it! I rather for a woman to have an abortion, then to let her child get...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Simple fix-make every parent go through the same screening that adoptive parents go through.If you're too poor,don't have stability, a good job etc.then you need to get a state...
    jjb6560 jjb6560 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    And they've gone back to school! Woooo! Not that I don't love having the 4 attitudes at home lol. Im loving having my mornings free of noise, even if it means I'm back to my job as...
    JoMumOfFour JoMumOfFour 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    The past year of my life has been the craziest experience of my life. I finished college, met the love of my life, moved three times, and lost everything. I thought I was doing a...
    thidnayy18 thidnayy18 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yeah, someday I would. I would want at least a boy and a girl. I would name my boy Billy Joe (lead singer of Green Day) and my girl Hayley (lead singer of Paramore)
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    My cousin and his girlfriend don't even take care of there kid. It's usually my cousin parents who watch him... They are so irresponsible ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ’ข
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F Aug 25

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    I always think of what Keanu Reed's character said in that movie Parenthood. "...you need a license to buy a dog, or drive a car. Hell, you need a license to catch a fish! But...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Seen a woman today who slapped her son so hard it made me cringe and then she lifted him off the floor by his arm and it looked like it was about to break,someone definitely called...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Ever since I was 14 years old, I never wanted to have kids. I have no maternal instincts and don't like being around kids very long. Even though I live with my parents, I love my...
    inspirelove inspirelove 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Okay so this might be long, apologies in advanced ... I've been with my boyfriend for about a year now, officially. We've been in each other's lives for longer. My problem is, I...
    jlflyers jlflyers 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 28

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    I always knew I was different from other little girls. I hated baby dolls, I never wanted to play "mommy" and when I heard babies in restaurants screaming their heads off I wanted...
    missbellelettres missbellelettres 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't wanna hear any cry even if I cry too. Yes, I cry silently only to release the tension and emotional load off my chest. I always cry alone because I don't wanna let anyone...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Funny conversation at work the other day... Child: Are you a mom? Me: Nope. Child: Whaaaat? Then what are you? Me: I'm just me. I'm a Speech Therapist. Child:...but you don't have...
    QuietChristi QuietChristi 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I was diagnosed with Tachycardia last year at 36 years old. I had never had any heart problems before July 4th 2013. I have however suffered from anxiety and panic attacks since...
    BriniG BriniG 36-40, F Aug 20

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    I don't dislike children at all...I don't have children and it just simply didn't happen....but, to be completely honest, I have never thought about having or wanted to have...
    purly purly 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Why have kids if you can't nurture and protect them?! Um hello they're a part of you. You have to take care of your mini me. IF you don't, they'll be traumatized. I won't have kids...
    youknowwhothefuckiam youknowwhothefuckiam 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 4

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    When I was young, I wanted to have kids without really thinking about it. I thought it was a part of growing up. You get a job, a girl, a house and kids. The road to happiness...
    HermitKatWan HermitKatWan 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    If a person with a twin marries anotger person with a twin, and the other twin marries the other twin and they all have kids, can the kids look the same? :<<<<<<
    Meduchan Meduchan 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I was the 1st person ever in Britain to get the adult ttp as a child at the age 4. I was 1 in 6 million and the 1st person to get it. If the doctors gave me a blood transfusion I...
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I came across the term NM a few months ago, and now I can't deny it...my mother fits it perfectly, down to the general causes of it. My mother was severely abused by a...
    UnicornSpirit UnicornSpirit 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    The world seems so unkind and so much hatred is passed on from generation to generation. Is this not a cycle - And if so, is it not a cycle that we can break? When I decided to...
    mshell1981 mshell1981 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Well I got my tattoo done today, it's my second one and last one unless I have kids then I'll have their names. The story behind this one is that I come from two scottish clans...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Like where the hell did a narwhal come from? This is going to sound really weird because I'm tired but seriously did a whale and a unicorn have kids I don't understand XD
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    That awkward moment when you're more insulted that someone thinks you have kids than the fact that they were poorly attempting to hit on you.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I recently have a lot of nightmares. But this particular one that I had just now was the worst in a long time. I woke up hysterically crying and my heart beating so fast. The...
    Ssleepingbeauty Ssleepingbeauty 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    whenever you are in a relationship, whether you think you are destined to be or you are soul mates, always leave space for disappointments or you can internally have a broken heart...
    blackstarunity blackstarunity 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I sent this to my mother figure a few weeks back. I push thru suicide for her. I don't want her hurt. But I'm starting to feel this way again. Am I wrong for feeling this way...
    anonymouss2014 anonymouss2014 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm in college now, but my medication was doing great and I felt a lot better about myself and less stressed out. But as my workload gets harder I focus on that area and my...
    anonomous435 anonomous435 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    According to my three children, I'm antique! ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ I was in the living room with my kids... they were sitting down to watch TV, and I was logging into the computer. Chatting about...
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    4.5 yrs ago my husband of 12 yrs left me and our 3 kids for another woman. It was New Yrs and as I sat at home with our then 6 yr old daughter and 9 mo. Old twin boys I received a...
    strongerbytheday strongerbytheday 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have raised my kids to be young ladies and gentlemen. First I lay down the law and lay it down hard. I didn't want my kid waking up at 11 am so I set their alarm on the weekend...
    Shaylapieblue Shaylapieblue 26-30, F Aug 24

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    Once I was at a water park with two kids that I was babysitting. The kids were 10 and 12 year old boys. The park had one of those big slides that goes almost straight down with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 28

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    Once I was at a water park with two kids that I was babysitting. The kids were 10 and 12 year old boys. The park had one of those big slides that goes almost straight down with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Sometimes, i think i must be a five year old on the inside. So my little cousin Andrew had a Lego themed birthday this past weekend and of course, there was a lego building...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    1997........when I was 19 I lost my Mum to cancer, I was just about to start my A Level finals and head off to Uni when she was diagnosed with lung cancer but then died 3 days...
    aronpaul8778 aronpaul8778 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I used to really hate myself, I honestly did. But now, I'm happy I have what I have. When I was in elementary school, I never talked to anyone, I would walk around the playground...
    ThatRobotChick ThatRobotChick 18-21, F 4 Responses