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I Have 4 Kids

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 76 People

    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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    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. Ten...
    Jeepinmom Jeepinmom 26-30 1 Response May 15, 2012

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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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    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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    I have 2 boys that are about to be 12&8

    and 2 girls who will be 9&5 this year also...
    gabrielle04 gabrielle04 26-30, F Apr 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Even though the human body is made to continue the existence of our species, it doesn't mean some people should contribute their genes for the next generation. I live in an upper...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Whenever I see people with their kids all I think is 'they are so lucky'
    WillowRabbit WillowRabbit 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    A friend of mine had to take care of his neighbor's kids for a few days because their dad was away and their mom had to go to the hospital after a car accident. He had absolutely...
    blubbyourmom blubbyourmom 22-25, M 2 Responses May 14

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    hey there, i had as a child more than only one bad experience. My memories reach from abuse to really badly hurt. My Mother with a lot of time for men but only hate for her...
    sundina sundina 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My aunt has 3 (I think, maybe more) kids, yet she can't support herself. She doesn't have a full-time job nor does she have adequate living arrangements. She's going to court for...
    QuietSiren QuietSiren 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I had a d&c on December 5th after a missed miscarriage. I was heart broken but eager to get pregnant in February or March .. A month after my d&c the pathology results arrived to...
    ldha ldha 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    i refuse to have a kid before i am economically ready. i feel i am there with everything else though
    alex33009 alex33009 26-30, M 1 Response May 10

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    I have seen some pretty f*cked up stuff being done by people calling themselves 'parents' almost to the point its a push calling them 'people' Guys who knock a girl up but can't be...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    There should be a law that forces everyone to go through strict psychological tests to see if they would be fit/intelligent/loving/caring enough to have a child and/or pets.
    lindamerja lindamerja 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am hardly 18 and I just have these sudden 'baby urges'. Like something in me is dying to hold a baby and love them. It usually goes away after a day or 2, but I just have this...
    doooooog doooooog 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Some great people come from dysfunctional families.
    Donny1965 Donny1965 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I'm at the age where I look at my friends babies or see them at the store and just smile and get so happy inside . I know I need to be financially ready and emotionally etc. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 4

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    Honestly just so i can name them and see their personalities grow and just know what it's like- ugh! Why can't ten years, a job, and a blue truck come by fast enough?
    LessOne LessOne 13-15, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I don't think I'll make a good mother. I think this is my first time admitting such.
    LwrenSD LwrenSD 26-30, F 6 Responses May 10

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    Children are a committed investment. They shape and enrich your life. These people who do not allow them this and instead let them run riot and fend for themselves, are disgraceful...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Nope not me. In the beginning I wanted them and now I rather tie my tubes. I just cringe when I see babies and kids. I lived with my ex bf and his sister who had 2 and at the end...
    Broke2Fabulous Broke2Fabulous 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Seriously... some people have kids just because "everyone does"... then after they have kids, they're busy socializing, instagraming, facebooking, and showing off their kids but...
    autotonsorialist autotonsorialist 41-45, F 1 Response May 11

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    Whenever I talk about what I have been doing for myself, having fun, being carefree and enjoying life, and spenging money on myself, people see me as VERY selfish just because I...
    june199225 june199225 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Most children are either malevolent and destructive, or annoying and parasitic. I'm not saying it's their fault, just that I would never want to subject myself to that. And...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 5 Responses May 13

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    When was the last time you felt like the deepest part of your soul was in a tug-of-war? When was the last time you felt excited, yet sad? Angry, yet compassionate? Relaxed, but...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Growing up, I never had the easiest childhood. There, got that out of the way. Both my parents were drug addicts, so the marriage obviously wasn't a happy one; a lot of nights of...
    iespnz iespnz 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    First with the abusive mom. Why would I want to celebrate the woman who spanked a 2 year old with 2x4 for leaving a toy out? Why would I want to celebrate the woman who set our...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 11

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    Two days ago, I went to pick out some flowers to make hanging baskets for friends. Sounds like a nice, relaxing afternoon, right? WRONG. After trying to pick out flowers for 2...
    bellybelle bellybelle 36-40 3 days ago

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    With heavy painful periods and horrible head aches all together at once is agonizing. I wish I were born male on those times of the month. I know it is only for a time but it seems...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F Apr 24

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    When younger i had loads of friends. but as i get older i lose more and more. I have dropped all my old friends because i found out they were talking bout me behind my back and to...
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 4 Responses May 9

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    My borderline is getting worse these few days.I have sort of over dosing on anxiety pills.Between the trade off of being in extreme pain,and being somewhat okay I chose whatever...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My husband is very logical...he works in the Tech world, so he has to see stats, savings, etc. He is also turning 34 this year and I will be 27. Before I get the judge-y looks...
    amw121112 amw121112 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I figured it was time to tell more about myself for my profile so here it is. I have two adult children that are dependant on me. My daughter is 23 and has aspergers, my son is 21...
    CallMeKee CallMeKee 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    Recently, I have had quite a few life changing events that have happened. Looking back on some things, I probably would have changed some things sooner, but I can’t control the...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F May 5

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    I just found out a few days ago I have herpes...I feel so lost...i don't know what to do or who to trust! I'm not in a serious relationship right now and I feel like no one is...
    UnfortunateBeauty UnfortunateBeauty 22-25, F 5 Responses May 6

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    I have pcos... I found out a few weeks ago and I'm not really sure how I feel. I've always kind of been a depressed person, and I tend to keep to myself. I have a few close...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7

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