I Have Kids

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    I felt like we exited the dentist office in

    slow-mo on our way to the car after hearing, "congratulations neither one of your girls have any cavities". BOOM! *dusts shoulders off
    fla0range fla0range
    36-40, F
    Jun 17, 2015

    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?
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Jan 19, 2015

    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

    My 2 year old son has discovered the joy of

    unraveling a toilet paper roll.
    OnlyFriends8 OnlyFriends8
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2015

    My daughter has been the best thing to ever

    happen to me. She makes me smile even on the worst days. I feel so blessed to be her momma
    Gallifrey21 Gallifrey21
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015

    My two older boys walk home from school.

    It's almost two miles away so it will take them about an hour to get home. They are 10 and 8. Today they took 2 HOURS to get home. Scared the crap out of me. I went driving around looking for them when they finally got home to my husband. I was so close to calling the police...
    OnlyFriends8 OnlyFriends8
    31-35, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    Anyone who has young children

    and is interested in buying a handmade tutu, PLEASE message me!!! I need money for surgeries, asap.
    Allofthesescarswillbleed Allofthesescarswillbleed
    16-17, F
    Jun 11, 2014

    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
    leighannmason leighannmason
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2015

    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.
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2014

    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
    Strictdadtim Strictdadtim
    36-40, M
    Sep 11, 2015

    I have four children Jonathan - 15,

    David - 13, Mark - 11, Emma - 7.
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    Sep 12, 2015

    So many things on my mind today.

    ..and tonight. I won't sleep. Television takes my mind off of some of it...changed my mood at least. Life is hard...harder some days than others. My littlest is sick...ear infection .... I hate I can't fix life for the kiddos and make it ideal... Or myself more patient and...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Jun 22, 2015

    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
    JuliAvHval JuliAvHval
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    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
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    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
    Mar 13, 2014

    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
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

    my almost 2 year-old daughter is helping me

    with laundry pray for me lol
    curioustiff curioustiff
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2015

    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, 2015

    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

    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
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Mar 14, 2014

    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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