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I Have 9 Children

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    A Long Story For A Long Journey About A Big Family

    The journey towards our nine children, six sons and three daughters, began way before they were even born. I watched my baby sister die on my mother’s arms, quietly and without struggle, after five long years of reluctant resignation to the fate all children with Tay-Sachs...
    dancingdays dancingdays 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2012

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    9 Kids And A Dog

    I have nine wonderful children my oldest being 17 and my youngest being 2. I have 4 girls and 5 boys and on top of all that my husband and kids convinced me to get a dog a few years ago. My life is absolutely crazy but I wouldn't trade it for the world. My husband and I have been...
    momtothemax momtothemax 36-40, F Jul 15, 2013

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    I Have 8 Siblings

    Hi all My parents had 9 children, but we always felt as a small family. We had agreat time growing up, eventhough my phader passed away at a very young age. We are six boys and three girls ages from 53 to 41. Hope to heard from other 9 childrem family, because unlike the...
    pregojo pregojo 41-45, M Sep 14, 2009

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    My 9 Babies

    Even though my children are all not babies anymore they will ALWAYS be my little babies. I have nine children from 22-2, my oldest daughter I had my senior year in high school, she is now 22. My children are everything to me but i pity them sometimes, being a teen mother myself 3...
    MotherOf9 MotherOf9 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2012

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    My Life With Nine Children

    I'm a 34 yr. old single mother with nine children that I love so much. Yes it's a little hard to have so many children, but I could never imaging life without them. My mother past away in June of this year. My mother was a big help when it came to raising my children, she taught...
    kristylewis77 kristylewis77 31-35, F Sep 22, 2011

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    Mom

    i am a young mom of 8 children 6 boys two girls two sets of twins ages 12 to 1 and im pregnant now. i love my kids and i  do it everyday but i wish i could get a bigger place.
    strive strive 26-30 1 Response Aug 7, 2009

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    Me (stella) And My Brood Of Nine!

    I am the mother of nine beautiful children. Although I'm 45 (1967) now and I decided to stop having children four years ago after my last child was born, children have always been a blessing for me and I would happily have another child! But raising my children has been quite a...
    stellajanwar67 stellajanwar67 41-45 Aug 6, 2012

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    I Have 9 Children

    I am the mother of 9 children ages 5 to 20. I have six boys and 3 girls. Yes, they are all mine, and No, no multiples, they are the product of 11 individual preganancies, 2 miscarriages. My husband and I have been married for 21 years. We are not very religious we did this simply...
    mommyof9 mommyof9 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    2 Brothers And 6 Sisters?

    Hi- I am from a pretty big family, I guess. I have 2 brothers (18 and 6) and 6 sisters(16, 11, 6, 5, and 4) I honestly enjoy growing up in a big family. It is fun, and there is always someone to talk to. Yes, If you are from a big family people will stare, or say rude comments...
    EESErika EESErika 13-15, F Jul 30, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I realize that If i'm going to accomplish, those accomplishments won't mean much unless I have children that are going to bear that legacy. So that's why i want kids eventually. I...
    indosavior indosavior 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've wanted to have a baby for about 3 years now but I knew it wouldn't be good if I got pregnant before I finished school. I'm done with school now so I'm ready for the next...
    KacyB98 KacyB98 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    when I was 17 I was diagnosed with Lymphoma and underwent chemo and radiation. The final result was I lost the ability of having children. I discovered that having a child is...
    greeneyedgirl12 greeneyedgirl12 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    No it is NOT because I have anything against Children , we all were one at some point Its more basic : 1. Most relationships never are stable or long lasting , so I never...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Jul 30

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    I had two miscarriages and an abortion but I posted those experiences already. My first wanted pregnancy started of rocky. I started bleeding at 6 weeks but I held her. We were in...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    My niece and nephew are driving me insane. My younger brother is driving me insane. Every child I have ever known drives me insane. Why oh why do I imagine myself having to...
    ifonlydreamscametrue ifonlydreamscametrue 18-21, F Aug 5

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    I find it so painful when people tell me they are having a baby. No matter how happy i am for them it will make me cry. I then begin to wish it was me and think that its not fair...
    maggiedjp2002 maggiedjp2002 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I may do this ! First of all ..I dislike pregnancy,I feel birth a baby is really tough. Secondly I still can't find my mr.right..So I feel get used to my single life.I enjoy go out...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F Aug 2

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    I was prompted to type this after seeing a question about it. Also, because I wanted an excuse to reference the Cosmic Turtle. I don't want kids. Although I admit it's slightly...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    so in my family, we are cursed with only boys so i made a list of just boy names that i like. Bailey Alexander Avery Carlisle Gerard Michael Raymond Antonio Tobias Perry Devon...
    piercethemack piercethemack 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    If not a license, then potential parents should be required to take a child growth and development and psychology class. If it is not completed before the birth then the child will...
    careerstudent careerstudent 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I was diagnosed with HS when I was about 3 months old. I started having blood transfusions soon after. I became very ill and after each blood transfusion I would get a little...
    KathrynRobyn KathrynRobyn 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I don't want to potty train my children that is if I ever have children because I want them to like diapers like me:
    wmc1244 wmc1244 16-17, M Aug 4

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    I pray and hope I will be blessed enough to have children I want many and even if I will not be able to have children I have no problem adopting. My physical heart might only be...
    Klcataldo Klcataldo 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Eh, I say I don't but I wouldn't mind it. Then I realize that my fertility is questionable for one. My uterus and hormones hate me. For real. Two, I am ALWAYS in dire straits. I...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My greatest fear is not being able to have children. Ever since I was little I knew that I would want to be a mum someday. Then I started having strange nightmares about babies...
    Starkillera Starkillera 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I have suffered with and lived with anxiety which i think stems from being verbally bullied at school, and when younger i was encouraged to be the quiet shy girl. I left school and...
    anxiety1sufferer anxiety1sufferer 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am currently reading a book about controlling parents and how to deal with the past. It is helping, but I am emotionally stuck. Part of me feels that I am being over dramatic...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I believe strongly that people with unresolved anger issues or past abuse should strongly consider counseling before becoming parents. It would be nice if you needed a license...
    Dutchess68 Dutchess68 41-45 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Everyone tries to understand, but it's impossible for them to. At 14 I lost my mother to pancreatitis, which of course was difficult. Even more difficult however was losing my...
    mushumulan mushumulan 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I had the worst 3 hours today! And I'll tell you why... "Gabby your going to get a boyfriend soon and he will love you" But I don't want one. "You'll eventually get one" No I won...
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I was just 18 my boyfriend (husband now) was 17 when I got pregnant for my first time, with twins. At the time I was doing a lot of drugs, drinking a lot and just a huge party...
    thefeels21 thefeels21 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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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 1 Response 26 mins ago

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    Today’s random thought? Well I was driving to work and the song Dark Horse was playing on the radio. I don’t really like music like that but I decided to listen to the lyrics...
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm sitting here looking at this rent statement, regretting that day I agreed to let you borrow the rent money, thinking of the 22 months that we spent living from family member to...
    truloveit84 truloveit84 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have BDD - I remember being 5 years old and wanting to rip my face off with a knife. I suffered with it in my teens horribly and took the initiative to see the school social...
    Scorpio701 Scorpio701 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    My daughter who was with the same man for almost 16 years has 2 children 15 and 10 old has separated from her husband last year in Oct. I was very supportive because I knew she...
    wdowa wdowa 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    1. I hate the convoluted and totally useless and idiotic "rules and guidelines" thing on here, and the tight-***** who designed it. Screw you, this isn't a website for 10 year olds...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Knock, Knock Who's there? Jehovah's Witness :) ... Hello? ..... Sir? Go away! Sir please, just a moment of your time. If you don't leave I'll make you leave! What do you...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I've had the baby bug for a few years but I want to do things right. I finished school and now I want a husband that can be a father to my children.
    KacyB98 KacyB98 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Tonight at bedtime I had two kids not wanting to go to sleep, the twins (1) were in bed, and it was time for Isabella (3) to go to bed and Nathan (8) to put his PJs on and clean...
    Renee305 Renee305 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I hate child worshippers. Those deluded souls who believe children and paragons of purity, kindness, and everything good about the human race. That laughable idea is quickly...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    i am so, so, so sick of seeing all these insipid videos of literally every child in the world online. first of all, you don't deserve to be congratulated because you managed to...
    disgustingbrat disgustingbrat 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    As I look around while having lunch in the park, if in a store, seeing young children with their grand parents I wonder what that is like. I know that so many grand parents end up...
    windchimemusic windchimemusic 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Three Unbelievably Simple Parenting Ideas That Work 1. Children need a minimum of eight touches during a day to feel connected to a parent. If they’re going through a...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    I think it is necessary for children to grow up knowing boundaries. When they enter the adult world, they will be more prepared for the realites. I do not like to see children...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 19

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    I am a 25 year old single mother of 3 children under the age of 7. I have a low paying part time job (the first one i've been able to find in 3 years) and my own vehicle. We lost...
    KayCoffie25 KayCoffie25 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I am a mother at heart... I have cared for children since I, myself, was a child. At 7 years old, I taught myself how to make macaroni and cheese for me and my younger brothers...
    HiddenAnger HiddenAnger 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 4

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