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I Love Being a Mom

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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 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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    louise1788 louise1788 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I believe with all my heart

    that I was put on this Earth to be my son's momma. He is so wonderful and smart and funny. The world is a better place because he exists. Being a mom has changed me in so many ways, and I can barely remember life before my son. It's like I was alive, but I didn't really live...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    And then you pull out a load of laundry

    and discover that somebody left a red crayon in their pocket which proceeded to get artistic all over somebody else's clothes. Strangely enough, most of the guilty party's clothes remained untouched. The teenager whose clothes now look like they belong in an evidence bag did...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been having issues with my shoulder

    for awhile but last night it really took a turn. It's been less than 24 hours and I'm already seeing my daughter's heart sink when I can't play or dance like we normally do. And what's worse is I already know it's going to get worse before it gets better. I know some things you...
    Bluebell83 Bluebell83 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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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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    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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    I can be the best parent to my teenage daughter.

    On father's day, yesterday, the memory of our family breaking up popped up again. My daughter was clutching a small card given away by a branded bakeshop at the mall. It was meant to be filled out and given to fathers. She must have gotten it when I went off to get some cash...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 22

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    The youngest is at camp this week.

    Survival 101. Rope courses, rock climbing, archery and rifle ranges, blowguns, canoeing, wild edibles, geocaching, fire building, shelter making, campouts, survival games... Couldn't have tailor-made a better week for her. Thinking I'll be keeping a close eye on her and the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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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 4 Responses Feb 16

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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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    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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    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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    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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    It's raining. I wonder

    if my kid is the only kid at camp who was thrilled to put on her rain jacket and boots. She loves dressing up for any occasion. :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    susan1983 susan1983 31-35, F 20 hrs ago

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    The Mom Test

    *note: this was not something MY daughter said, but was just something forwarded to me in an email that i wanted to pass along :)   MOM TEST I was out walking with my 4 year old daughter. She picked up something off the ground and started to put it in her mouth. I...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 36 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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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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    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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    I know this weekend is going to be particularly

    hard for a lot of people... But whether your mom is alive or deceased, a good mom or a bad mom, you were born for a purpose, whether you've found it or not. This weekend and always love yourself.
    lovenlounge lovenlounge 36-40, F May 9

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    Some Experience Project members are not just

    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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    My baby is finally sleeping so,

    sorry if I go off now but I have to take advantage of that lol:) goodnight
    MrsSalinas16 MrsSalinas16 18-21, F May 5

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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 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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    M twisted her foot yesterday

    so she's taking the day off from craziness today. She's been sitting over there with a stack of puzzle books for the last two hours just singing away. :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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

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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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    We should all remember this

    as we raise our children:)
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2014

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

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    My children misses their father.

    My Canadian Husband is not all that in to my children. He knows how to Clean, that is all. I live in a Penthouse in Brooklyn, NY...
    Yasminmikidays Yasminmikidays 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 18

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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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    This past week has been a preview of things to

    come and I learned that I am not prepared! Two of my three children have been out of town. The other was here, but between his job and his girlfriend, he wasn't home much. Though I appreciate quietness, I definitely like life better when my kids are with me. My father wrote me a...
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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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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    This evening my son called me,

    and I was happy to hear that he'd talked to his dad (not a regular thing), and wished him a happy father's day. Then my son says "You know, I should tell you happy father's day. You were more of a dad to me than my dad was. You taught me to fish, to ride a bike, took me...
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 21

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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 5 Responses May 14

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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.
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    I have been so blessed by being pregnant

    and delivering seven beautiful and healthy babies. I honestly love being a mom and their is no greater job in life. All of my kids are grown up now. They range in age from 21 to 33. Some of my kid are single while others are married. Some of my kids are degreed while others...
    sunvalleymom sunvalleymom 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 12

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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 2 Responses Jan 30

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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 1 Response May 6

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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 May 27

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    My toddlers were being destructive today.

    At one point I came out of the bathroom only being in there a couple of mins and the flower vase was on the floor with water everywhere. My 3 year old froze waiting for my reaction, probably expecting me to get upset about it and instead I just laughed. I laughed and laughed...
    AmayaHoo AmayaHoo 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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