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I Love Being a Mom

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

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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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    We should all remember this

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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
    MrsSalinas16 MrsSalinas16 18-21, F Mar 28

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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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    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 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 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 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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    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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    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 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 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 18

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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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    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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    I have two children. Occasionally,

    it has crossed my mind I might have liked more. Then we have a birthday party.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Being a Mom

    I was told at a very young age that for me to have a child it may take some "work." As in, infertility issues. As I walked through life my dream of having a baby drizzled away with each step. At age 28, I married my best friend of 11 years. It was amazing to feel so...
    braedysmom braedysmom 26-30, F 12 Responses Nov 16, 2006

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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'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 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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    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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    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 am very much like other women

    because I actually love being a mom. My kids come first in my life. I would be totally lost without my kids.
    familybeachparty familybeachparty 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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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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    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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    My boys are 3 & 4. A high school friend has 2

    boys the same ages of mine. We both moved away and recently reconnected. She hits and slaps her kids often and unwarranted. The sight of it makes me cringe. I have called her out on it in the past. Now, my older son is asking her the same thing. He asks " Jen, why did you hit...
    Luckymomof2boys Luckymomof2boys 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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