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I Have Kids

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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

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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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    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

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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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    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

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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

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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

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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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    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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    I have to Many kids..

    I really don't know if i enjoy being a mother.. Maybe I should but I don't know I love my kids but it's not what I thought
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 2 Responses Jul 15

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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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    Related Experiences

    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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    I just think it's ridiculous how some horrible people are blessed enough to have kids but mistreat them when there are amazing people who would make amazing parents but can't have...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 9

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    I know no one is perfect but not everyone should have kids. Doctors and laws should get into parents' IQ, whether they have common sense or not, habits, and salary. Gosh! If one...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Some people shouldn't have kids. I see a lot of adults Letting their kids walk behind them. The kids look about 1-3 years old. What I feel like doing taking their kid and see what...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Seems like more and more people are having kids at such a young age now a days. No one wants to wait until they are financially stable, married. I personally want to enjoy my life...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F Jul 22

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    One person that came to my mind is Teen Mom's Janelle! She couldn't even take care of the first kid she had and now she's having another one....dumbass! And I hate that some...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    Urrrggghhh! Many people just shouldn't have kids! Especially if they live like pigs themselves! Gosh! I'm sick and tired of seeing clothes on the sofa, napkins, tissues, socks, and...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I was babysitting son of my friend tonight... I hate it... Not the babysitting itself, it's great actually! But I hate the feeling it gives me. I know I'm not supposed to have kids...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When I get married, I want to have 3 kids. One will be adopted, and the other two will be mine biologically. I want to have a boy and a girl. The girl will be named Anneliese and...
    jeanjellybean13 jeanjellybean13 16-17, F Jul 30

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    I can name quite a few people in my area who should be made sterile! I think there should be a law that requires want-to-be parents to have some sort of test to make sure they...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I have no respect for women who put their selfish needs before their kids. It's even worse when they put their "man" first...
    kmm95 kmm95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I want 5 kids; 3 girls and 2 boys. Though God may have a different plan for me and I will love my blessing from him regardless.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Wht happens I I have to many kid or what happens if they have cancer or they all ways get in trouble
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I was married once, my marriage was annulled. I have a daughter who lives with me. She is always a part of me, and will always be with me. I need a man who will understand and...
    MissKassandra MissKassandra 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    And yet I don't assume I have the right to dictate who should and who should not be procreating.
    Visola Visola 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I agree, although, everybody else that agree probably has different views on the subject. Drug addicts and physical abusers are obviously out. Personally, this is why I feel that...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Aug 1

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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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    She looked at me like I told her I killed someone
    vertffy vertffy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    My dad is one. Loves money and drink. And image. Is a lawyer. His only assetes came from it. Scheme and manipulate to look good. Fourth wife. One died...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 9

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    I want 2 maybe 3 :) But, when I get older. Around 25 years old. I'm 15 right now so I want to wait.
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Yeah, someday I would. I would want at least a boy and a girl. I would name my boy Billy Joe (lead singer of Green Day) and my girl Hayley (lead singer of Paramore)
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have NO interest in having kids. I love kids do not get me wrong, I do I really, really, really love kids and when I see a baby or child I get that warm and fuzzy feeling inside...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 3

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    When I was younger I was besotted with everything todo with babies! I wanted them so bad... When I grew up it was the first thing I tried to do, get pregnant when I got married...
    off2heavenIgo off2heavenIgo 13-15 Aug 2

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    Ever since I was 14 years old, I never wanted to have kids. I have no maternal instincts and don't like being around kids very long. Even though I live with my parents, I love my...
    inspirelove inspirelove 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ... and I hate when people say it's just a phase, that I'm too young but when I "find the right guy I'll have kids". I find the "concept" of "looking for the father of my children...
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    With the way society is and how ****** up the world is i do not want to have kids. Not like any girl wants to date me and kids with me anyways.
    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M Aug 12

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    I love kids and get along with them great but I don't think I ever want to have kids. I believe if you're going to be a parent there has to be something inside you that says I want...
    Tickler808 Tickler808 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm pretty young to be making the decision to have kids or not. Personally, I HATE children and would never willingly have them. How could you love something so sticky and loud...
    Raven1313 Raven1313 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    If I Were To Have Kids I'd want to name them something that isn't so common. My six choices for a girl is Violet, Willow, Heaven, Faye, Lucille & Brookelle (or Brooklyn, can't...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    When I have kids, ( 1 or 2) they will be spoiled from day 1. I will give them whatever they want. there won't be a single fruit or vegetable not once when they are living there. (I...
    bigguy167 bigguy167 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Funny conversation at work the other day... Child: Are you a mom? Me: Nope. Child: Whaaaat? Then what are you? Me: I'm just me. I'm a Speech Therapist. Child:...but you don't have...
    QuietChristi QuietChristi 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with Tachycardia last year at 36 years old. I had never had any heart problems before July 4th 2013. I have however suffered from anxiety and panic attacks since...
    BriniG BriniG 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    In one of my dreams that really hit me emotionally... It started off with me in a black room that was covered in blood everywhere. I turn around I see a scale that weighs small...
    maliciousMartyr maliciousMartyr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    My sister boyfriend is abusive, i called the police and now he is facing a prison sentence. My mother and sister seem to be on his side though, I heard them arguing and mum didn't...
    BulletproofLoneliness BulletproofLoneliness 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    My cousin announced him and his girlfriend of a few months are having a baby I feel so bad because I wish it was a joke that it is not true I am heart broken I love my cousin. And...
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    This happens often when you have kids...little old ladies especially. I remember one lovely old lady in the doctors surgery once who told me all about her children when they were...
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F Jul 28

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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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