Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Raised My Grandchildren

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    How I Became Abuelita (long)

    When my son Juan moved to New York to pursue the music industry, and my daughter Maria got a job in Dallas, I thought that my parenting roller coaster was over. But in reality I was just at that part where the roller coaster takes you up the big hill, and you stop and look down...
    hispaniccookinglady hispaniccookinglady 56-60, F Jan 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    girls raised in the south! or G.R.I.T.S :)
    SouthernBelle2 SouthernBelle2 41-45, F 1 Response 32 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my mum did right by me,i will forever be grateful
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 41 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was wondering what you think is wrong with this story intro, or maybe what I could add to make it better. Just want your honest thoughts. Calm. Calm. Princess Marasana tried...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    well just wanted to tell about me haha so well I am 6'3", Native American from the Navajo tribe, I live in Arizona and I work as a CNA at a LTC facility. I grew up without running...
    KValentine17 KValentine17 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1.  I was raised in the deep South2.  I love to cook3.  I love gardening4.  I love animals and nature5.  I love butterflies6.  I love music of all...
    00DesertRose 00DesertRose 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can still remember being in the kitchen with my great grandmother, grand mother, and mother at any given time in the kitchen since I was a very little girl. Cooking in my family...
    00DesertRose 00DesertRose 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just for fun, read this description and try guess what famous character this is! I grew up in the 60s, between hippies and racism, I was left to be raised with my lousy, dead...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All I ever knew was smoking, since I was raised by a smoker and I started myself when I was 12 years old. Back then, people didn't care about smoking around kids. It was the time...
    SicklySweetOne SicklySweetOne 31-35, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    in 2001 I lost my father to alcohol, drugs,and suicide. in all honesty the drugs and alcohol had taken him long before that. he hit my mother and siblings, but for some reason I...
    Rache06 Rache06 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Southern to be exact .. Never been nowhere else .. But why would I ?? Sun , babes , weed and the beach ?? Pshhh what else do I want ?? Lol šŸ˜
    nobody0122 nobody0122 22-25, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is not about how you live your life in this world, but it is all about how you will be raised in front of Almighty Allah SWT and this alludes to the point that whatever you die...
    lonely147 lonely147 26-30, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As A Social Worker Doing A Health&Welfare Visit Summarized- " To Whom It May Concern as of March 2003&In Particular the Inquirying Russian Citizen: Here I have observed two healthy...
    MeritEun MeritEun 22-25, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am emotional today. I miss my mom so much. Next week will make it 3 months since she has been gone. I cried today and then I laughed today. I am glad my mom was able to leave...
    MarvelMagic MarvelMagic 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    most of the men in family are preachers several Christian family singers
    NewSeren NewSeren 51-55, F Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I only have one grandchild so far, but I love him. It's so neat to be able to watch him grow up. I think my daughter/his mom is doing a great job.
    WalkingMyOwnPath WalkingMyOwnPath 41-45, M Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is more like a social status than anything else. Everyone I know is in some kind of relationship. A majority of my friends and family are married with children. Some even have...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Always looking for a mom in Houston
    texaslove420 texaslove420 18-21, M Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a very long post, so I apologize. I would be grateful for your adviceā€¦ I recently found out that my dad is not my biological father. The news was a big surprise to me as...
    aemegece aemegece 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a very long post, so I apologize. I would be grateful for your adviceā€¦ I recently found out that my dad is not my biological father. The news was a big surprise to me as...
    aemegece aemegece 26-30, F Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I have RA, so I have cronic pain, so my feet have deformed, so my hands are maybe 25% functional, my neck has been broken and in constant pain. Both hips, a knee, 2 vertebra...
    vcallahan42 vcallahan42 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This past Monday I had my first experience with TGA. I went to bed Sunday night and woke up to what I thought was Monday morning. It was actually Monday night and I was in the...
    Bev2010 Bev2010 56-60, F Jun 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm in Hutchinson Kansas just looking for a friend no perverts. I'm married 27 years and have 5 kids one of which is 17 and still lives at home. I have 10 grandchildren.
    juanitakimNg juanitakimNg 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 46 years old, married 27 years. We have 5 children one still living at home shes 17. I have 10 grandchildren. Was hoping to find a friend. sence my husband cheated on me 10...
    juanitakimNg juanitakimNg 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Barbed wire" Shaken up, stirred and entirely dismantled. Every time my phone lights up with your name, every muscle in my frail body tightens and my ribcage automatically...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Barbed Wire" Shaken up, stirred and entirely dismantled. Every time my phone lights up with your name, every muscle in my frail body tightens and my ribcage automatically...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Barbed Wire" Shaken up, stirred and entirely dismantled. Every time my phone lights up with your name, every muscle in my frail body tightens and my ribcage automatically...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love Texas and love meeting like minded people in gotta be down for family
    texaslove420 texaslove420 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I meet him Wednesday September 3; 1991 & we got married Friday March 5,1993 & We had two beautiful babies boys AND then u broke my heart after 8 1/2 years of marriage! Yes the...
    Nebmom2 Nebmom2 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I tried to like kids. I truly did. I went into teaching and obtained a Masterā€™s degree, along with several teaching and babysitting positions in different grade levels, to be...
    karabbit9 karabbit9 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What do you think? Of course I think Americas great, I live here. But I could just as easily live in another country and be just as happy. But I do love America. I love this land...
    ajbrown60 ajbrown60 51-55, M Jun 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi I'm steph 63 years old born with be many many surgaries.I have had a urostromy since age 6 before this I had a colostomy 15 months to 6 years when my bladder was cut off me back...
    Stephiea Stephiea 61-65 Jun 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Not to long ago I had a 44 and was contemplating suicide! If I had the balls I would not be writing this. So I have been depressed as well and understand it. My wife and I were...
    pml3rd pml3rd 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    On May 29th I lost my lifelong hero, my first and always love. Heaven has gained an intelligent, caring, slightly mischievous new resident. My father loved his wife, his children...
    Flutterby9812 Flutterby9812 46-50, F 27 Responses Jun 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This post title sums up my life. I am so tired of being on the side lines forever looking in, doing nothing but watching the world go bye. I want to live! I want some amazing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi. I'm new to this site. At this time I have four reborn babies all from DONNA RUBERT series. STORMY now SEBASTIAN. ANNIE now SERENITY. CUDDLES now LEO . And I got this one for my...
    marieehouley marieehouley 46-50, F Jun 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Raised in the Mountains of Ky, and WVA, my Grandaddy thought who was an WWII Army vet, raised his life long in Virginia felt it absolutely a necessity for everyone to know how to...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 9 Responses Jun 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My cousin just graduated, same as me but his parents made him a party and I though is that worth for a party? wich made realize how indifferently I've been raised. I've seen the...
    kailand12 kailand12 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was raised in a ****** up family.. My dad hid playboys constantly and i remember finding them when i was 6, ****** me up as a kiddo, backwards family, they might as well have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't even know where to start, my mom abused me and my brother (burning us, beating us, screaming at us as far back as I can remember, since I was at least 5 (I am now 40) my...
    Noname19744 Noname19744 36-40 Jun 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In our city there are a great many Mercedes on the road. In our family my Mother in Law drives one, my Father in Law has two of them. I own one and it is the second one I have...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 4

    Your Response

    Cancel