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    My 11-year-old son has found out

    that there is no Santa Claus. He seemed kind of mad at me for lying to him LOL
    timj05015 timj05015 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    my almost 2 year-old daughter is helping me

    with laundry pray for me lol
    curioustiff curioustiff 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    My Little Angels

    Hello everyone. I joined this group because I too have kids. I have 3 lovely children that God has chosen to bless me with. My oldest is  8 and is going into 2nd grade this year. She is a little behind right now, for several reasons. One her birthday is not until October so...
    Skyelillie Skyelillie 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2008

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    well i have a nefu thats 5

    and a niece thats almost 2 and i basically raised them...they are my world bless my sister for working as a single mom but im they're mom in theyre eyes i love them so much
    katdaughtry katdaughtry 70+, F Sep 29, 2014

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    Tantrums: a Christmas Guide.

    I have three kids, two girls aged 12 & 10 and a boy aged 7. Thankfully they are pretty much out of the age of tantrums,but they weren't always that way - i am about to share with you a foolproof way of nipping this behaviour in the bud before it gets out of hand. You should...
    kazwaz1977 kazwaz1977 31-35, F 11 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    Anyone who has young children

    and is interested in buying a handmade tutu, PLEASE message me!!! I need money for surgeries, asap.
    Allofthesescarswillbleed Allofthesescarswillbleed 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    Only One Still At Home

    I only have one left still at home I hve three all together A son he will turn 21 next March and two girls one just turned 19 in Oct. and one will turn 15 in May my youngest is a freshman in highschool my oldest is a mother of an 8 moth old and my son is a typical young...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F Dec 21, 2008

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    JuliAvHval JuliAvHval 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    sometimes I look at my son

    and think, "I did good". he is more perfect then I ever dreamed he could be.
    kacolecz kacolecz 18-21, F Mar 8

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    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 Mar 17, 2013

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    If The Kids Are Ok, Everything's Ok

    Just got some very exciting news about one of my children reading at 2 1/2 grade levels above current grade.  It was a pretty dull day before the news-- not really bad, but just another day to get through.  Now I am happy, proud (though I don't mean to boast), and feeling very...
    lkosice lkosice 31-35, M May 18, 2011

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    My grown up son has flown the nest,

    and we miss him. We travel up to see him, and the neighbours regularly tell tales of when he was a little one, and spent a lot of time with them. He has a life of his own now, and my experience would be not to miss a second of your children growing up. When it's gone, it's gone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13, 2014

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    I am in the toilet and every time I do the

    entire household suddenly erupts into noise or needs me for something. How is that possible?
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M Jan 19

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    Why don't more parents monitor their children's

    internet activity? It astounds and quite honestly disgusts me when I see kids posting in here wanting to
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    My kid had a friend over this past weekend.

    Friend was sick. My kid got sick. Pukey sick. Now I'm sick. And my dad (who we live with) is sick. We were both up all night. Good thing we have 2 bathrooms.
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    I have two sons 4yrs

    and 8yrs. I am really worried about them since there are pervert, child abusers all around us. How can i protect them? they are so innocent and vulnerable.
    darkdee darkdee 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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    I'm one of those people who should NOT have kids. They annoy me to the umpteenth power! Like they're cute and all, but they’re nowhere near cute enough for me to be like, “I...
    RoyalTeee RoyalTeee 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    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 May 16

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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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    Whenever I see people with their kids all I think is 'they are so lucky'
    WillowRabbit WillowRabbit 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23

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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 May 15

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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 May 15

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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 May 16

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    My fiancé & I have names picked out for our future children already. I can't wait to be a mommy. Children are such a blessing!
    takemeawayx3 takemeawayx3 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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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 May 16

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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 May 18

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    My husband and I I just started an Indiegogo campaign to help raise funds for her IVF medications. What are the recommended avenues for getting the word out? The campaign is here...
    EMAA123 EMAA123 31-35, F May 25

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    I'm a single mum with a baby boy and getting married seems to be the hardest part - next to finding someone! lol
    discotimelord discotimelord 31-35, F a week ago

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    I got me and a cute little bubba so kinda there I guess lol
    discotimelord discotimelord 31-35, F a week ago

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    I really want a kid so bad!! Mostly a girl (not to be mean) because I know what it's like to be a girl, also id style her out;) hehe! Also to influence her to make good decisions.
    Erikaice Erikaice 26-30, F 2 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 22-25, F 4 Responses May 19

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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 May 16

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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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    I never have wanted kids and never will. I am not a children person can not stand kids. But what annoys me sooo much is when people say " you're still young you'll have them one...
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response May 24

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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 May 19

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