I Have Children

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    heather81 heather81
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

    A Late Bloomer

    I got married for the 2nd time at age 34, had my first baby at 35, my second baby at 38 and just had our youngest ( and last) at the ripe old age of 44. It was a bit of a surprise and terribly nerve wracking knowing all that could go wrong but we went through amniocentesis and a...
    Galadriela Galadriela
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2012

    My Five And No Yelling

    A bit ago, I read a blog. About a woman who was trying to not tell at her children. Throughout the blog, she emphasised and understood her children, and reasons for acting out, and used this knowledge to reason with herself, as well as using tricks to calm herself down and make...
    MamTired MamTired
    31-35, F
    Aug 21, 2013
    ESEddy ESEddy
    36-40, F
    Apr 10, 2014

    You Can Learn a Lot From Your Kids

    Like loosen up! I always used to wear matching socks and they had to be the right way out. My older girl loves odd socks and they look great! I am a dad so I still try to wear matching socks but I realise now its usually OK if they are just ...
    gooddog99 gooddog99
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2009

    Early Mum, Early Waker!

    I had my first when I was 22. Quite an early mum I guess?! I had my second when I was 25, and my daughter was a threenager (as we called her!) My partner and I had tried for 11mnths so we were relieved when I got pregnant! When my second (my son) was two and my daughter was five...
    SicilyIsMyIdeaOfHeaven SicilyIsMyIdeaOfHeaven
    31-35, F
    May 5, 2013

    I have 5 children even

    though I am very young. I'm lucky to have my husband to help me out with them and we all get along really good. Our eldest is 5 (nearly 6) her name is Aimee. She's my stepdaughter but she thinks of me as her real mum. Then I have Noah who's just turned 5. I had him when I was 14...
    ElleTheLizard ElleTheLizard
    18-21, F
    9 Responses May 2, 2015

    And Another Thing I Learned ..

    Another thing I learned from my children was to forgive my parents!  So many of the difficulties my parents faced were invisible to me because they they didn't occur to me as a child.  Having repeated some of my parents mistakes and invented a few of my own I feel...
    gooddog99 gooddog99
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Mar 16, 2009

    Why We Sometimes Let Our Kids Be Brats

    Don't we just love to judge other parents...? "If that was my kid, I’d never let him throw food like that." "I would make her say please." "Why are parents so terrified of their own spawn?" Oh yes, I have said and thought all of these things and more… and then my kid...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2013

    Text Message

    My daughter is currently visiting my mother and I received this interesting text message:"C all me gramma"Now, I don't know if it is normal to call yourselves grandma when addressing your own children, but I don't think my mother sent that message...especially when it is followed...
    mareliberum mareliberum
    Mar 5, 2012

    I'M Being Judged...

    I am a mother of a 9 month old baby girl, she's my world my everything my reason to wake up in the morning. I had my child at 18 lost a lot of good friends was talked about got unwanted attention because I was a young mom although I had graduated had a job and had my own place...
    isabella22413 isabella22413
    22-25, F
    Nov 15, 2013

    Love My Children!

    Hubby and I have 5 children.  It's a his, mine and ours situation.  When we met, he had two boys that he had sole custody of.  I had a daughter that I had sole custody of.  We had two children together.  In 2005, we made everything legal... we adopted our...
    EricaABQ66 EricaABQ66
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2008

    I think I've grown more this year

    as a person than ever. Being a mom will do that to you.
    inkedmommy inkedmommy
    22-25, F
    Dec 31, 2013
    christymclake christymclake
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 7, 2014

    I Have One Child.  He&...

    I have one child.  He's 12yrs old, and already 2ft taller than I am.  He has dirty blonde hair, and blue eyes.  He's the pride of my life, he's what keeps me going, I couldn't even imagine my life without him.  I really love him.
    keyna keyna
    36-40, F
    Jul 18, 2008

    It's Gone!

    A usual day with my toddlers.Younger daughter cries, "It's gone! My food is gone. She (points at her older sister) ate it all!" She then wails and asks that we go out and buy some more of that food.I look at her older sister to hear her defense and the older sister says,"I was...
    mareliberum mareliberum
    1 Response Feb 25, 2012
    wiredwolf wiredwolf
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

    My Grown Children

    I am 35 and have a 20 and a 22 year old daughter. I adopted them when they were 10 and 12 when I was 25. I am now married with a 2 year old daughter, Kayden, 6 month old twin girls, and pregnant again. Tucker, the oldest, is amazing! She is so much fun to be around and always...
    nevernormalmom nevernormalmom
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2013

    My Children

    i have 3 children who are all grown up and 1 out on own and the other 2 had to move back home cuz the economy is so bad.. got a prisedent who says he get jobs but yet that job closed up cuz of the economy is bad.. so my second son went back to school to be a cop. the last one...
    tigerandbears tigerandbears
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2012

    I went to college and graduated with a degree

    that I thought was the most important job in the world to me Social Work I now stay at home to raise the most important lives in the world
    LAsuperstar LAsuperstar
    70+, F
    Oct 7, 2014

    Love Them Unconditionally.

    I know some things are true that I read years and years ago.   We have not inherited the earth from our ancestors, we have only borrowed it from our children. ~ Ancient Proverb "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    Mar 2, 2010

    I Have 2 Children, Boy and ...

    I have 2 children, boy and girl. I now have 4 grandchildren as well.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 18, 2008

    Center Of Attention

    i have 2 children = one born in 1999 and the other in 2008. They are 9 years apart, and they are both used to getting ALL the attention of course. My oldest is going through adolescence as i write this, and his attitude is out of control at times. he has adhd, which he takes...
    strangerinacrowd strangerinacrowd
    31-35, F
    Sep 12, 2012

    2 Beautiful Children. ...

    2 beautiful children.  A daughter who is 20 and a son who turned 17 today...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2008

    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 a great place and ready. I gave birth vaginally but the cord was wrapped around her neck three times! She made it and is...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    Aug 2, 2014

    I Have Grown Up Children Who Are A Disappointment

    Is there anyone out there like me?  My husband was in the military, we traveled around the world, we raised our children the best we knew how, but now 3 out of 4 grownup children are either alcoholics or drug addicts, 2 have been in prison, 1 son had his only child taken...
    waynenan29 waynenan29
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2010

    I Have 2

    I have 2 kids, a 30 year old son and a 25 year old daughter. I love them both to death and can't imagine what my life would have been like if they weren't in it. Their dad has driven a truck for over 20 years and so most of the time it was just the kids and myself at home. We are...
    grnwd82 grnwd82
    51-55, F
    Aug 17, 2008

    At this point in my life I have been married

    for two years and have two kids. Although adopted, they both know that we love them like our own and know that they have two dads that will care for them, be there for them when ever and where ever. I have so many hilarious memories and stories about their antics and behavior. I...
    footlongcharlie footlongcharlie
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 21, 2015

    My Boys

    i have two teenage boys and wouldnt give them up for the world  they are 12 and 13
    metalchick metalchick
    31-35, F
    Jul 19, 2008

    My 5

    my profile may say im 22-25? but i clicked on the wrong thing i am 29.but anyways i got married at 20(wife is same age)and had my first children at 21(yes i do mean CHILDREN)they were triplets 3 boys(mason,manson,and matt they are a hasle there now 8 and crazy)and then when i was...
    IsmoAkkete IsmoAkkete
    1 Response Jul 13, 2012

    Children make you see the world differently ,

    I have two wonderful children they bring a smile to my face fantastic seeing them discovering the world for the first time
    Sexylexixxx Sexylexixxx
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2014

    My Clever, Clever Girl :d

    My Aimee got her GCSE results today.  She got 2 A*s, 5 A's, 2 B's and a C.  Woooooo-hooooooooo!!!!Right now I'm the proudest mum in the world Incredibly talented, intelligent, a beautiful person inside and out.I feel so blessed to have my children.I must have been a very good...
    charlie248 charlie248
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Aug 25, 2011

    My Babies...

    We tried for a year before getting pregnant with our daughter. She was born in August 2008. Decided to start trying again after New Year's 2010. We were pregnant within 2 weeks. So fast! Our crazy pistol of a son was born in September 2010. Life is always easy, but I wouldn...
    Jgizmo Jgizmo
    31-35, F
    Nov 29, 2012

    My kids are older. Ages 12

    and 16. My oldest is quiet. My daughter who is 12 almost makes me feel that she is running my life. Me And her dad have not been together in years. I have a man that I have been with for almost 2 years now. When her friends come over she has rules for me. Me and my guy are not...
    jcain739 jcain739
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 27, 2014

    My children are missing.

    When I was 19 years old, I got pregnant by a college boyfriend. The man - Toby was his name - left me as soon as I found out. Eight and a half months later, I had identical twin daughters, Nadia and Tatia. I gave them my surname, obviously. I raised them well until they...
    DoYouBelieveWeAreInfinite DoYouBelieveWeAreInfinite
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2014

    I have six amazing children,

    3 boys and 3 girls. *Elise, age 17 *Aster, age 13 *Iris, age 12 *Heather, age 9 *Connor, age 9 (Twins w/ Heather) *Casey, age 6 Elise, a senior girl, recently got accepted to a art college (I'm not going to say which) in December, and is thrilled. She will be leaving a the...
    OliviaTheFab OliviaTheFab
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2015

    I have four children they are my world my

    eldest is my only son he is almost 15 diabetic since he was two is an absolute math wiz my next child a daughter almost 14 has her birthday exactly 13 mths to the day after my son she plays clarinet and basketball my next daughter is 4 and full of energy she's a little fire...
    heather81 heather81
    31-35, F
    Oct 8, 2014

    I Am Very Lucky

    Aged 10 and a half or so, I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia, and I underwent chemotherapy, for 2.5yrs, ultimately saving my life, and I was 13...now free from cancer. But then my life was once again destroyed. Aged 16, I was told that the leukaemia had returned, and...
    CadmiumGold CadmiumGold
    31-35, F
    Jul 26, 2013

    Update To 'what Do I Do Now'

    This is the third time I've tried to post this story - what's up with that?Anyway,       I'm giving a quietly hopeful 'yay' about the social worker situation.    Best news ever is that my Tom is living with me again 'to assess my parenting skills'.  But, y'know...
    charlie248 charlie248
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 3, 2011

    My Birthday Card From My Children

    Everybody Has That One Special Someone In Their Life Who Makes Them Want To Be A Better Person. A Role Model. A Shinning Star. A Source of Inspiration. So, on Your Birthday, I'd Just Like To Say In The Best Way I Can..... (Open Card) YOU'RE WELCOME! (....AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY...
    JadeBleu JadeBleu
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 16, 2013

    I Have Three Wonderful Boys...

    I have three wonderful boys aged 5 to 12. Life is awesome.
    fredngrady fredngrady
    36-40, M
    Jul 18, 2008

    I Try to Be the Best I Can

    I have three children they are most important to me. I am one of those people who check on there children over and over. When they sleep at night I can't help but sit with them I comfort them and make sure they are loved. I often wonder if they can feel my affection when...
    rickysworld rickysworld
    26-30, T
    1 Response Apr 1, 2008

    Making Friends

      Im new to this and Im just looking for some friends to talk to. Add me as a friend. Im 38/f from pensacola fl with 2 kids 16/12. I love camping , traveling and motorcycle riding among other things
    Irelandclover Irelandclover
    36-40, F
    Jul 9, 2008
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