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I Love Being a Mom

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    We should all remember this

    as we raise our children:)
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2014

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    I love being a mom!!!

    ! And I can hardly believe it. 2 years ago I peed on a stick and my heart stopped! My life was over! My body was ruined! I was pregnant! At 23 years my life wasn't together. We couldn't provide for a baby!! Should I abort it? Put it up for adoption?! I cried and cried and...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I have an addiction to taking care of myself at

    work..call me crazy but it is amazing.
    jakekendall1988 jakekendall1988 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I have always enjoyed children

    and being a mom. My mother had two boys when I was in my early and middle teens. I knew being a mom was very hard work but I wanted to be a mom too. I married in my middle 20s after I completed college and was working and established in my chosen field of study. Six months...
    oldermaturewife oldermaturewife 46-50, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I absolutely love being a mom.

    I have been blessed to have three teenage sons at home with me today. My husband and I are not friends with our boys. We are their parents.
    interracialcoupleincaribbean interracialcoupleincaribbean 36-40, F Mar 28

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    Mama~ That's what I wanted more

    than anything in this world... Was to have someone that I could hold and love and I knew would always be mine... I'm sitting here tonight looking through albums of pictures... So many different memories coming to my mind... Like the one of my Jes and her cousin that was born a...
    sleepyprincessk sleepyprincessk 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Every day at 3:49 pm: "MOM!

    !!" "Yes?" "Can I play??" "What do you have for homework?" She has already checked this on the bus knowing I'd ask so I'm given an immediate answer colored only by whether she knows it's excessive and unlikely to get her play time. But today, "Yes." " Yay!!" Door slams...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Mar 10

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    I truly love being a mom.

    This is why I had children over the years and I am pregnant again now. My teenagers all love me being their moms too. I am not easy and I am not hard either on my children. I want and expect their homework done, the bedroom cleaned, trash taken out, dishes washed and put away...
    olderfemalesunbathing olderfemalesunbathing 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I love being a mom to my 4 kids.

    Where would I be without them?
    Ridemywavvvve Ridemywavvvve 31-35, F May 11

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    I absolutely love being a mom

    and there is nothing better then being pregnant and delivering children. Raising them is hard at times but also rewarding as well.
    momofthreeinbikini momofthreeinbikini 31-35, F May 2, 2014

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    A while back I wrote another one of my epically

    bad poems about motherhood. You may have blocked it out. LOL Anyway, feeling sappy and sentimental that day, I sent it in a message to the daughter about whom it was written. Last night, she comes to me and asks if I'll read it on youtube the next time I do a poem. I point out...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    My son is 23 today! WHAT?

    !? How did this happen? I was careful to make the most of every moment. I made memories with him. I have laughed and cried with him. We've had serious discussions and some seriously wacky silly times. His image comes to mind and I see my little blonde boy with his blanket and...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    I am the rock, the glue,

    the therapist, the teacher, the doctor, the cook, the maid, the taxi, the secretary. I keep the peace. I make and enforce the rules. I am the first one asked for and the last kiss goodnight. I am taken for granted but loved above all. I am needed. I am Mom. All those times I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 10 Responses Mar 21

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    I like to ask my girls what they think about

    things. They always surprise me. What you think might matter most to your child often isn't anywhere near the top of the list. Today I was shopping with my 18 year old. Curious, I asked "what do you see when you look at me? What stands out?" I was expecting (as we always seem to...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 1 Response May 11, 2014

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    She discovered with great delight

    that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    moonlight1991 moonlight1991 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Whether four legs or two in this house,

    kids are all the same. Mom is home base. Sigh. LOL
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    I love being a mom!!!

    ! And I can hardly believe it. 2 years ago I urinated on a stick and my heart stopped! My life was over! My body was ruined! I was pregnant! At 23 years my life wasn't together. We couldn't provide for a baby!! Should I abort it? Put it up for adoption?! I cried and cried and...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    As kids are used to take the most things

    for granted in our society, I tried to tell them the value of having food every day (in this case bread) and the comfort just to take it, by making it on our own. Of course it was fun for them to make it too... but they have also learned their lesson by eating what they could...
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F Mar 8

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    I can't help but feel a little envy

    for new mothers. I have two wonderful Children but really, they are both well on their way to being on their own - my job done more or less. My son is 25, has a career and a young lady he is serious about. A wedding and grandchildren on the horizon? Only God can say. My...
    vanislewife vanislewife 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul 36-40, F 1 Response May 11, 2014

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    Its The Hardest But Best Job Ever

    Being a Mom is the absolute hardest job I have ever had..but I would not trade for anything in the world..my kids are my life..no if ..and or buts about it!! Being loved unconditionally and being called mom is a wonderful thing!!
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    I have always wanted to be a mom.

    I remember being a little girl playing with my baby dolls, I was always mommy and I loved my little babies. Now I get to celebrate being a mother to a beautiful child. Who brings me so much joy! I have been tested, tried, I have had many sleepless nights and days. I have had the...
    Imnothomeyet Imnothomeyet 26-30, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Lovely afternoon walk yesterday with M.

    Warm sunshine, light breeze, birds singing. With M it's kind of a game to explore randomness. Sometimes she comes up with her own. Sometimes she waits to see what I'll come up with. Yesterday was the latter. The topic of the day became those random single shoes you see at the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response May 24

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    I'll be honest, it's not easy!

    Especially when you have a child with mental illness. But, being a mom is the most important thing I will ever do, and nothing has brought me more true joy.
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    You know what I love?

    I love those weird wonderful random things kids do. My 10 year old just walked through the room doing bird calls. Even my 18 year old still has times where she seems to have gone somewhat bonkers. It's not unusual for her to come up beside me and do an impression of a turtle...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses May 10

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    As a Mom to 3 amazing boys.

    ... My promise to my children ~ as long as I live ~ I am your parent 1st - your friend 2nd. I will stalk you, flip out on you, lecture you, drive you insane, be your worst nightmare & hunt you down like a bloodhound when needed because I LOVE YOU! When you understand that, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 18

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    I deeply love being a mom.

    Without my kids, I do not know what I would do. They are so precious to me and they are my whole life.
    femalewithredhair femalewithredhair 31-35, F 1 Response May 9

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    My kids are my world,

    i look at my boys and wonder how i created such wonderful little men.
    debrnee debrnee 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6

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    This morning as we're negotiating what sort of

    outerwear she should use today with the warmer temps, she prattles on about all the changes out there. "Yesterday it was wet out there! There were puddles - BIG puddles - all over the sidewalk and I had to walk through them!" Holding her backpack out, I dryly replied "Or you...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    Today I spent the whole day away from my my baby

    and my husband :o But finally I'm home again :3 They are my angels<3
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F Mar 28

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    My son is seriously the light of my life.

    After going through a horrible miscarriage, I never thought having a child was possible for me. But the day I found out I was pregnant with my son, I burst into happy and scared tears. Being pregnant again was VERY scary because I didn't want to lose another baby. That, and I...
    MamaBreaABDL MamaBreaABDL 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I'm okay!! Throughout her young life,

    these have been the words of my tough little chick. She was frequently ill during her formative years. Nothing life threatening, just upsetting for a toddler and her mother. All those nights in the ER hooked up to IVs for dehydration, kidney infection and the subsequent surgery...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 24

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    Fun Times

    I think one of the most important things you can give your child is your time. Buying things and giving things is fine and great but nothing will stick with your child more then the time you actually spend together. My youngest son will be 26 this next year and he still remember...
    jacee1960 jacee1960 51-55, F 22 Responses Jul 24, 2011

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    Simple words from a mom :) I gave you life

    when I was young Together we learned and grew You taught me patience, selflessness, love I taught you all I could I fumbled and stumbled and fretted and stewed Took each day as it came We struggled sometimes But time carries on And struggles get smoothed away You made me who I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 2

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    It's best/worst job in the world with accolades

    and overly dramatic two teenage daughters and son there great kids.
    Lezsoccermom75 Lezsoccermom75 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Is a woman a woman before child birth?

    Let's not fight now! It's a debate that I had with my girlfriend's dad the other night. I was surprised to hear that he disagreed with me. I said that I truly feel that a woman is not fully capable of loving anyone but herself until they have a child. My problem...I was...
    sgordon1 sgordon1 36-40, F 2 Responses May 14

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    No experience is more fulfilling in life

    than being a mother. I love it! I already have three wonderful children. I'm currently pregnant and expecting again in April. I'm looking forward to doing it all over again.
    Jessicapcarter Jessicapcarter 46-50, F 12 Responses Feb 1

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    I have two kids and I'm 21(22 next month) I

    have a 3 year old and an 11 month old. Everyone judges me but my kids are my whole life!
    Pinklover93 Pinklover93 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 4

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    My baby is finally sleeping so,

    sorry if I go off now but I have to take advantage of that lol:) goodnight
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F May 5

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    horn dogs but genuinely disgusting. Listen, I'm open and sexual and non judgemental... but if you ask me to chat, and I say no to the sexual stuff, then you say "How's your daughter?!" BLOCKED ************, BLOCKED!
    Bancheemom Bancheemom 26-30, F Dec 23, 2013

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    louise1788 louise1788 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I was informed last night

    that my Saturday will be spent shopping for a prom dress. I just keep thinking at least I don't have to sit on bleachers. LOL
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    SexyMomma26 SexyMomma26 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    M had a dinner field trip last night at one of

    the residences in town for disabled people. They had tables set up and scattered the residents about the room and then the kids got there and were spread out amongst them. Juice boxes were had by all. Now M, with me, chatters ceaselessly from the moment her eyes open until they...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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