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I Have a Foster Child

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    Love Her Like My Own

    We have been together for six yrs now. I never thought I could love someone elses child that much, but  I do! Its not always easy children never are! But when I see her smiling, laughing and happy it makes it all worth while especially when I get a hug and she says I Love...
    nectarine nectarine 41-45, F 20 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    My Little One

    We went through the process of getting licensed for foster care and our first call was a baby. Blonde hair blue eyes. We started slowly and got him on the wknds, then for longer weeks and then one blizzarding night we went to get him for good. This was best because we wanted to...
    portabella portabella 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    I Ask My Great-nephew To Live With Me And He Loves Me Like A Dad.

    I put in more detail the circumstances in another spot... Just wanted to explain our good night ritual. Little B is a very loving and over all exceptionally well adjusted child. At night I started telling Little B, I loved him "like" a son. I am very careful not to try and...
    jimalee2000 jimalee2000 41-45, M Nov 20, 2010

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    He's Unlocked A Bit Of My Heart I Didn't Know Existed....

    My husband and I have been trying for a family for about 4 years. I was never in a hurry to jump into motherhood so was 34 when we started and I had 3 miscarriages and then nothing. Although we're still trying, my husband expressed an interest in fostering about a year ago and I...
    Carol01 Carol01 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2010

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    So, no matter how much my life has changed for the better, how any friends that I have, how awesome my parents are, it was t always this easy for me. Growing up, I had a lot of...
    loveisblind18 loveisblind18 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I had a young mother... Actually my mother was 13 when she became pregnant, and 2 weeks after her 14th birthday I was born. As if that doesn't leave you mind to ponder multiple...
    MisMel MisMel 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    My 7 year old daughter is my inspiration.. She has been through so much in her little years but she still is such a fun spirited child to be around.. I can never be as brave and as...
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    I had a childhood love. It was real and I believed it would last forever. Though we were little kids, secretly we got engaged. I knew I would spend the rest of my life with him but...
    Eyeaspasta Eyeaspasta 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Who doesn't???? All children embarrass themselves...
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I wonder how would it be if they have lived too, my life would be so much richer for my little children, and they would all have each other. My starting-to-be-verbal daughter asked...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    My 14 year old announced last week that she has not felt like anything but herself not a gender but when she does it is weeks of feeling like she is male. I can't even begin to...
    normil normil 36-40, F Aug 27

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    I was 9 and I was wearing my gym uniform for school. When I came home, my sister said omg you have a huuge stain! I turned around and saw a huge period stain on my uniform.. which...
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    One day, dunno who but I hope he's out there doing his own thing right now... Absentminded n all.. And I would love to have babies with him... Deep stuff huh? Well that's if he's...
    gaeainchaos gaeainchaos 22-25, F Aug 28

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    She's 3 and can sleep from 6pm til 7am, but just lately she's been getting up at 3am and thinking it's time to wake up. I get up with her cuz she screams!! But I'm left drained...
    CarcinogenicCacti CarcinogenicCacti 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Delivered at 23 weeks gestation. 1pound 1oz 11inches long. A boy, my 1st baby. He is currently in NICU with bleeding on his brain among other issues due to his premature birth...
    MissAlexis MissAlexis 22-25, F Aug 18

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    I thought pajamas was also underwear so I once went to kindergarten with my pjs under my outfit how stupid can a kid be 😂
    Sakura09girl Sakura09girl 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    i yelled into my daddy's walky talkie while he was at a meeting with his co workers for the navy seabees. I screamed at the top of my lungs "DADDY! WHEN ARE YOU COMING HOME...
    romeo27 romeo27 13-15, M Aug 19

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    When I was a young boy about 10-12 I went to a endocrinologist to check my bone growth. She checked my hight weight and then measured my penis.:( She pulled it by the head and...
    deadlabmonkey deadlabmonkey 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Checking in again with a nice story about our twelve year old boy with autism. Today my daughter's pet mutt, a little dog, got his chain caught in a bush near the house and made a...
    ward ward 56-60, M Aug 19

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    In around 1-2nd grade I wore this really long skirt it draped in the floor and this kid stepped on it and everyone saw my under wear
    brookieeee brookieeee 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    In year 8 I went to school and after school had finished I went to the toilet. Just then I noticed I still had all my pyjamas on under my school uniform, so I shouted to my friend...
    TWDX TWDX 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    When I was 14 i went to water works it's a local pool where I live. Went with friends and there mothers. I didn't wear any under wear that day because of the slides and rides I...
    deadlabmonkey deadlabmonkey 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    When I was about 2/3 I ate my own poo and threw it on the walls. It was in my nails and hair and everything
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    When I was in kindergarten, someone opened the bathroom stall on me while I was peeing and I screamed at the top of my lungs. Then I was punished because it was nap time.
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    One time, I was playing baseball with my brother and his older friend, and he was just about to swing when I got distracted by a sick looking beetle. I got hit hard in the face...
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    When I was 15 I went to see a urologist for a urinary tract infection after a swab she then measured my penis and testicles in clear view of my mother :( did she do it for some...
    deadlabmonkey deadlabmonkey 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I was 12 and in the woods , I I grabbed a vine on a tree and then reached in my pants for no reason mite I add and got poison ivy on my penis :( I found out a couple of days after...
    deadlabmonkey deadlabmonkey 18-21, M Aug 31

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    When I was 12-13 I got poison ivy on my penis from walking and then peeing in the woods I went to school the next day and mid day I noticed my thing was burning. So I went to the...
    deadlabmonkey deadlabmonkey 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Our 20 year old son has an autism spectrum disorder and was recently diagnosed as bipolar 1. I knew right away, at his birth that he was different. Instinctively, I started full...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I'm 14 and I'm in foster care,I've only been in foster care 5 and a half months. It has been pretty hard,I grew up as an only child living with my single mum,I never knew my dad...
    shann15 shann15 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 3

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    I was abandoned in the hospital where I was born, became a ward of the state and foster child. I was adopted at six months to replace the family's stillborn female infant. The...
    MalloryMel MalloryMel 41-45, F Sep 5

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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 4 days ago

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    Maybe it's my fault that we have problems. Since the beginning of our relationship I wasn't sure if I wanted to be with him. I was always trying to break up with him and I cheated...
    weeniegirl weeniegirl 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone, if you are an only child please comment on this as I feel you may relate to my story. I have been reading about how only children are seen through non only children's...
    clokkers clokkers 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    If you are going to have a child just to abuse him or her, then you should not be having children. Children are human beings. So treat them like human beings. Having a child is...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I need to express this. I feel so alone and feel that I am going through all of the emotions at once dealing with this. I sometimes don't even know where to begin. But I pray that...
    FromJWtoJEW FromJWtoJEW 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I dreamt of being a mom as far back as I can remember. My dad had decided I was going to college and I was going, but I wanted to be a mom too.I can remember that I wanted twins. A...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 16 Responses Sep 2

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    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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    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 want another child so bad, I have a four year old who i cherish and am so grateful for. We have been trying for three years. It just gets to me sometimes, like when someone gets...
    edemylove edemylove 22-25, F Aug 31

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    I have been with my boyfriend for about 14 months, and it is great! He does have a child, and in the beginning of our relationship he told me how crazy his ex was, but I didn't...
    skopisch skopisch 22-25, F Sep 10

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    I like kids but I don't think I would trust myself to be a mother. Its such a huge responsibility and I'm not sure I would be very good at it. I sometimes fade into myself and shut...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Escaping Reality. There's some big thing ahead. Only one week left and I am worried as hell. Gonna start an internship then and there will be so many people. I hate people. I...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    My name is Renee, I'm 30 years old and I have five children, two girls aged 12 and aged 3. Three boys, aged 8 and identical twins aged 1. My oldest daughter Cara was born when I...
    Renee305 Renee305 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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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 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I don't really know what to say to this....Yes I am against such a thing. i don't think if you aren't emotionally stable that you should have a child. If you are quick to anger and...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I am A God fearing woman, but right now I am so confused. I have been married for 18 years. My husband has beat me, cheated on me and put me threw hell. I have a daughter that's...
    Sweetestrose Sweetestrose 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 18

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