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I Love Being a Mom

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    moonlight1991 moonlight1991 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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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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    I just love being a mother

    and I have been a mom for almost 23 years I had my first child at 16 years of age and in my junior year of high school. I had a son when I was in high school and the father was a male athlete and a classmate of mine. I have a total of five kids. I have 3 sons and 2 daughters...
    femaleinhomesaunaandpool femaleinhomesaunaandpool 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    blugurl blugurl 31-35, F Feb 14

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    "If you want children to keep their feet on the

    ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders." - Abigail Van Buren
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 12

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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 7 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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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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    Having my kids is truly the best thing I've

    ever done in my life. I wish all moms a very Happy Mother's Day with lots of pampering!
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 1 Response May 11, 2014

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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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    its more amazing than I could of ever imagined.

    I never realized how happy and in love I could be. there's not a day that's passed that I for once haven't smiled.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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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 3 Responses Mar 22

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    louise1788 louise1788 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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 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 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 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 4

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    Time for spring concert practice.

    Two months of walking around singing. The little darling can't carry a tune in a bucket. LOL
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Feb 13

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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 13 Responses Feb 2

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    My child is the brightest part of my day We're

    on winter break and it's the most peaceful part of my day just enjoying playing with the toys from Christmas and her It's peaceful, calming and just so wonderful I am completely dreading her father coming home from work knowing the peace won't last
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Dec 30, 2014

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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 26-30, F 1 Response May 2, 2014

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    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, 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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    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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    Ali and her fella went to Kingsman last night.

    They got back and she said it was good. I commented about Colin Firth being the main reason I wanted to see it. Who's that? The old guy? And then proceeds to give me a spoiler I'm too kind to repeat. Double whammy. She is, on occasion, a brat. :P LOL
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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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 know, I know. I talk about my kids too much.

    Don't care. These girls are a hoot. LOL They talk to me. Sometimes without breathing. Sometimes so much that I threaten to change my name if I hear MOM!!!! one more time within the next 15 minutes. LOL but they talk to me. They share their lives with me. They ask me questions...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Feb 17

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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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    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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    Tomorrow night is the 42nd annual staff vs

    fifth grade basketball game at M's school. A madhouse of epic proportions, this spectacle invariably draws a crowd too large to fit in the gym. She's been waiting her turn since kindergarten and it's finally here. Her indoor basketball hoop has been slung over my laundry room...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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

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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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    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 10 Responses Feb 1

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

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    I absolutely love being a mom.

    My sons are well behaved and respectful of others. I love raising my boys and enjoy how they turned out as teenagers now. I am a very proud mom of her family.
    amandahill amandahill 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 8, 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 15 hrs ago

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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 11 Responses Mar 21

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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 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 5 Responses Mar 1

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    Prepping for dinner brings me joy.

    To see my kiddos with smiles as they walk thru the house n smell what's cooking😋
    got2bme44 got2bme44 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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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 37 Responses Mar 10, 2008

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    me and my sons first Xmas on our own he's

    learning to write so his first letter to Santa, ( dear Santa all I wanto 4 krsmmms )I love this kid so much!
    Smiletoday33 Smiletoday33 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4, 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 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm only 16 and I had her at 15.

    I was so scared and there was soooo much judgement, but the day she arrived I knew. She is a year and a month on Friday and she is the best thing that has ever happened to me. Waking up with her laughing and giving me kisses makes my day every single day. I love her with all my...
    idontknow1921 idontknow1921 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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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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    Hello, i have two wonderful children,

    my son is 7 and daughter 10. I love my job being a mom, even though it is tough. Can get boring and lonely at times being a single mom, hope to talk to some other moms on here who share the same philosophies with child raising. I would love it if any moms that want to talk...
    katemomoftwo katemomoftwo 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2014