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I Have a Child Becoming a Parent

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    Now I Know

    As I am the only member of the group I created, I am compelled to populate it with stories. For any who are interested, the ultrasound yesterday was quite fascinating.  A baby who weighs approx. 14 oz.  You could see the little hands, the fingers, the feet, the toes...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 11 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    There Must Be a More Appropriate Title

    A few days ago my son told me he & his wife are expecting their first child.  Technically, this would be my first grandchild.  There is a slight problem, however.  I am not nearly old enough to be a grandmother!  Grandma?  No way. Now don't...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 19 Responses Jun 25, 2009

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    Ladies & Gentlemen .... I Have An Announcement

    Wow, this is so weird ....  I have my own group with just my stories ... lol.  Thank you all for indulging me.   I can now complete the story.  I have a grandson.  His due date was Mar 5 but he just couldn't wait to get here.  He was born Feb 3...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 18 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Another Milestone

    Wow, I have my own group.  I never thought it would be this particular one, of course. Anyway, on Tuesday my son and his wife are going to a community college about 90 miles away to have another ultrasound done.  The first one was done at the doctor's office and...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 8 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Becoming A Grandparent Is Not As Easy As It Looks

    I did write a story here last week which I later deleted.  I was angry at the time I wrote it and decided it would be better to post a story after I stepped back and gained some perspective on the situation.   I apologize to those who took the time to read it and...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy 51-55, F 16 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    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 Aug 23

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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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    ************* need to grow the **** up first before raising their child how to mature. I hate when parents complain about the things they're missing out in life when they have a...
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Having a child is a lifetime commitment. Birth control is available for free or very low cost. If you're not ready to raise a kid and be available to them for at least the next 2...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 9

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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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    my dad's cool, i can deal with his occasional bossy attitude, but my mom is a nightmare. if she wasn't so harsh and mean i would think she was a very confident and powerful woman...
    KatieRosess KatieRosess 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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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 7 Responses Aug 27

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    My bf is ready, and I mean I'm kinda ready. I have my college degree, he is close to his. But.. Idk i just want to do it proper. Give my children a good role model and something to...
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    My dad died in March of 2012. He choked on his food when no one was home. Super dumb. If someone would have been home or he ate better then I would still live with him and my life...
    noavailablenames noavailablenames 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have a hoarder dad. And sadly I am picking up his tendencies. I try so hard to not be like him. It fails so badly. After reading some info online I heard that having a hoarder...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F Aug 25

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    Okay so I lost my father in May... I didn't know him hadn't seen him since I was like 6 I think.. It really hurt though because I wanted to see him at least one more time... I met...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I have lost both my mum and dad cuz idk know why oh ya the both got really really sick then passed away
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F Aug 26

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    I have very strict mom (my dad died already) but I'm very PROUD and THANKFUL to GOD because we have a mommy like her ❤ If I would given a chance to pick a mommy again I would...
    TheRealYhan TheRealYhan 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    You know, you don't have to say sorry when you find out my dad died. Really it doesn't make me feel better and it get annoying. -Alyxander
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like it makes fully functioning people into gooey voiced zombies. My sister used to be rational and intelligent before having a kid. Now that she has one, it's all gooey...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I have 3 kids already one is bio mine I want one more me & my g.f are waiting lol for the "one" mr perfect ***** lmao
    tightblunt tightblunt 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    The one thing that I wanted most out of this world, and it's out of my reach. Even though it's right at my finger tips I'm not allowed to touch. The greatest blessing a woman can...
    Iyaniaya Iyaniaya 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not quite 25. My dad (nearly 70) had a stroke a few weeks ago. He now has respiratory problems, won't eat, and assumes on a daily basis that he is coming home from the rehab...
    highfidelity970 highfidelity970 22-25, F Aug 21

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    I lost my father 7 years ago to the most terrible disease, cancer, we just watched him fade away.
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Sooo I don't know for how long, but I will not be able to use any electronic device at home, and it sucks, I've been 9 months with out TV, and 1 with out any internet. How am I on...
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    My mom forces me to study.
    meiwa meiwa 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    Feel powerless towards my life. My mom tries to control every aspect and force me to study all the time. I am not a high school student. I am a college student about to graduate.
    meiwa meiwa 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    My dad has been blind for almost 3 years. This has affected me in ways i would've never even thought could affect me. Everyday he gets mad at every single thing me or my mom or 10...
    angelinamaria angelinamaria 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I suppose it'd be natural to want kids, but I actually hate the thought of having to care for something that helpless. And by the time it gets older, there's a risk we wouldn't...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M Aug 24

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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 Aug 25

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    And wanna keep it that way but I truly respect those that do, just not for me ;)) XX
    38NHotStill 38NHotStill 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Yes. I'm 27 and I fall in this category
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I think I might be pregnant at last!!
    littlelisauk littlelisauk 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 6

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    Well, I guess that just about confirms it :))
    littlelisauk littlelisauk 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    i have no problem with interacial any thing but sometimes its not that simple ....like people say love is color blind..maybe love is...but people are not......and it depends on who...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My mother is a narcissist. My dad is her faithful enabler. They have been married for 52 years and to this day he does what she says. My mother was never home growing up. When...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    'If You Love Someone with Alcoholic Parents' It's a great article by a blogger Amy Eden and all credit goes to her, absolutely, I don't mean to steal it, just to share because it...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 6

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    I have had quite a bit of abuse ranging from drugs to sexual,i don't trust people very often now and i watch my baby cousins like a hawk,when i have children i plan on watching...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Just recently I began researching on middle child traits. I've found out that middle child syndrome is very real and it's not only me who suffers from it. Growing up, I have...
    123eat 123eat 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I see that everyone in this group shares an exceptional / traumatic circumstance beyond their control...we are all only children whos parent have passed away....my circumstances...
    gotjeep65 gotjeep65 46-50, F Sep 3

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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 never had any brothers or sisters to play with. I was always alone in my room playing. I wish I had a childhood. My parents didn't even buy me any nice toys..they'd buy me like...
    anathefluffycat anathefluffycat 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I'm 62 - I now hear how many grandkids? At 23, I was seeing a fertility specialist and was told I can not have children. OK, we'll adopt. No problem. In fact, childlessness...
    GreyLadyBird GreyLadyBird 61-65 Aug 30

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    I wrote these words in meditation. "The seeds of peace are sown in the eyes of children, an innocent knowledge of the world, not corrupted by sin." I have known children who...
    quianominorleo quianominorleo 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yemeni child bride, eight, dies of internal injuries on first night of forced marriage to groom five times her age ByMatt Blake Published: 19:20 AEST, 9 September 2013 | Updated...
    Ilovechildrenlots Ilovechildrenlots 46-50, F 18 hrs ago

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    I know I'm still to young to have children but Iv always wanted children. Ever since that day when I went to the mall by myself when I was 12 I wanted kids, everywhere I walked I...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I just recently found out from my sister that my mom sleeps with other men and my dad knows about it and gets turned on. And one of those men is my dads friend who I consider my...
    Anna2852 Anna2852 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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