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I Think My Kids Drive Me Crazy

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    Really!?

    Are you serious!? I have an 11 yr old that's capable of more than she is willing to show, a 8 yr old gifted/adhd ball of fire! A 5 yr old sweet couch potato, a 4 yr old loverman, and a 2 yr old diva. We are the Nestor 7. My husband works full time and attends school full time and...
    Jnestor85 Jnestor85 26-30, F Oct 31, 2012

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    For The Love Of God!

    My five kids appear to of made it their mission to send me off to the loony farm. I love them of course that goes without saying but jeez Louise I'm losing the will to carry on. You do as all the books advise, ignore the small stuff and discipline the larger stuff, ban them from...
    Stressedtooblivion Stressedtooblivion 26-30 Oct 4, 2012

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    My Kids Drive Me Crazy And I Feel Guilty

    My children do not understand how to press the top left to their bottom left and not speak. With them being 10 and four years old, my wife and I have been parents now for over a decade. Without fail, every time I have attempted to speak to my wife in the presence of my children...
    LaPoete LaPoete 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

    I absolutely love my children I do! But OMG do they drive me up the wall. I was never meant to be a stay at home mom, i love being able to work and provide for my family. However the last 2 years I haven't been able to work...At first i thought hey this will give me more time...
    EdenEyed EdenEyed 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    So today i feel way better

    than yesterday ... I had a breakdown yesterday after i had cleaned my two year and three month olds room de cluttered threw away toys my 2 yr old just has all over the place and never plays with them... Their room perfct clothes perfectly folded away the babys organized by...
    paola04414 paola04414 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    My 3 year old and almost 5 year old never seem

    to listen to me or their dad. They tune us out when we ask them to behave, clean up a mess, etc. very frustrating.
    bcali bcali 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I Have Four Kids And They Drive Me Loca

    I mean crazy will I have twin girls and one boy and a another lil girl and man its really hard i clean like every day becouse they are always making. A mess ir and will I really love team and even thigh there bad i really don't like to. But in the comer and its also harder...
    silvia7878 silvia7878 18-21 Oct 18, 2012

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    3 Kids, 13 Years Of Crazy

    I have 3 daughters. The oldest has been trying to send my to the loony bin for 13 years. It has been all drama, all the time. Unfortunately she takes after her grandmother, who I also have to try to raise along with my children. My middle daughter was all sweetness and light...
    angrytp angrytp 36-40, F Jan 14, 2013

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    I Guess I Lucky Now

    I guess I am lucky my older two have moved out although my oldest daughter lives just a few doors down and I watch my granddaughter every day. my youngest is 14 and a freshman in high-school and I am constantly taking her to her various activities. I rarely get a chance to...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    About to Break

    I need a break, is that to much to ask? I really think my kids and maybe there dad <just a little> are going to cause me to loose my mind. I just want to get out, ALONE. Not he is watching the kids while I run to wally world to get a few things we need. I mean finding...
    lilduck lilduck 31-35 4 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    No You're Mistaken Ep I Know My Kids Drive Me Crazy....

    I am a mother to two beautiful children. My daughter is two and my son will be one on the 20th of this month. Having two this close is crazy. Some days are goodish but most days will not go by without someone crying, breaking something, ruining something, hitting someone, someone...
    tairadactyl tairadactyl 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    Stretched Way Too Thin

    I have 3 boys, ages are 10, 5, and 4 and I have a 3 month old baby girl. I feel so overwhelmed, i have an abundance of patience for my daughter, but the boys are driving me insane. Especially my oldest, that boy can make me have to go into another room and have to just breathe...
    chalyn10 chalyn10 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2013

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    I really really love my 6 year daughter

    as she's my every thing, but sometimes I just wish theres a mute button to stop the non stop talking and questions just for a minuet! I feel like a horrible mother saying this but with all whats going on with life I feel that kids get there enjoyment getting under there parents...
    nouraruon nouraruon 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 12

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    I Love My Son But Hes A Real Challenge!

    Hi i already posted this in the other group about mothers but i think this group is more appropiate lol! 4 yr old son's 'challenging behaviour' - advice needed! my 4 yr old son, whom I absolutely adore, is a real handful he is demanding, impatient, loud, domineering and more...
    littlemisstia littlemisstia 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2012

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    Oh, The Insanity!

    I'm with you gals! I have a 2year old boy and a 4year old girl who doesn't speak. They whine & fight constantly. By the time my family notices I need a break I've already gone insane. I need more help! I never thought I'd hate being a SAHM.
    PhotoMom PhotoMom 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    6 Year Old Still In Pampers

    My stepson has been with us for almost 2 yrs. His mother( filthy liar) told us he was potty trained, since my hubby raised the boy he knew he wasnt but she said that it was done and doing well. He comes back from visiting with her and we discover that not only is he not potty...
    WeddingsbyOnje WeddingsbyOnje 31-35, F Aug 23, 2012

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    You might not know this but this is actually my 3rd account here in EP. I first joined this website around March of last year, it was fun but when I got to know the other users...
    HeavenlyFire HeavenlyFire 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I know I'm crazy lol! People who think they're normal though are the real psychos...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Little kids have to wear life jackets 2 reasons why they should wear them 1st is if they are new at swimming 2second if kids don't wear them they could drown "
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I love kids, can't wait to have some of my own :)
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    According to my three children, I'm antique! 😟 I was in the living room with my kids... they were sitting down to watch TV, and I was logging into the computer. Chatting about...
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    i just love being arround them, they are spontaneous they live in the moment thats something i like about kids and something we should learn from them
    chillheart chillheart 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Kids may annoy me... But they're just so darn cute. D: I someday, want one!
    zed2223 zed2223 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My favorite (7 year old boy) asked me a question one day: "Do you love someone?" I knew what he meant and I immediately had my answer. "Yeah, my mom, my dad..." "Ohhhh." He...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    So I went out to dinner with my husband and met THE hottest woman I've ever seen in my life to the point of looking her up on social media. This can't be normal behaviour I am in...
    Blondie1978 Blondie1978 36-40, F 6 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Me: Jake what are you doing? Jake: (4yr old) planting donuts! I walk out to the back yard and jake is pouring a box of cheerios in a hole he dug cx
    Allofthemeanpeople Allofthemeanpeople 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    This Website is cool, i guess, Trippy
    BobThefisher BobThefisher 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    for the past week i have been dreaming of having sex with my math teacher
    flowersindecember flowersindecember 16-17, F a week ago

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    I have nothing, nothing to do on my freetime. I used to chat with people, but none of them want to talk with me. I like this guy (and i mean it, i LIKE him) but ofc, he does not...
    zapfinoo zapfinoo 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Because there's no way I can go from 0-100 as quickly as I do.
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    When my cousin was little she said she like "choppeded" (as in chop-ted) ice in her drink.
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M Aug 25

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    I asked my 4 year old nephew to marry me and he laughed and said no... :(
    daisyjane17 daisyjane17 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    TEACHER: John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor? JOHN: You told me to do it without using tables.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I learned in the second grade via the "Palmer Method"
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I'm from Europe and we write it :)
    hebrokemyheart99 hebrokemyheart99 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    Can you be my mom? No sweetie I can't. Why? Because you already have a mom and if she knew you asked me that she'd be upset. I want a step-mom. So you want your mom and dad to...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Whenever I bring up cursive, nobody younger than me knows what the hell I'm talking about... It's so sad >.>
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    9/11 is my favorite holiday.
    tibber4lyfe tibber4lyfe 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Small children are just naturally the cutest things in the world and say some of the most funniest and coolest things out there and are just fun to be around
    Jacob1349035 Jacob1349035 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As a kid, my favourite song at the age of 5 was Sk8r Boi by Avril Lavigne (at the time when she was insanely popular). I remember asking my mom what "fugly" meant...as her reply...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I worked with the 3-5 year olds at my church for four years, so I heard some pretty funny things. One girl's imaginative interpretation of the story of Jonah was my favorite. "That...
    RuthieAnja RuthieAnja 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Me: "Hey Mark!" Little cousin: "If you were an animal you would be a cow" Like, literally, the CUTEST things!(-.-")
    UnicornsBlood UnicornsBlood 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Kid: I'm going to be a lawyer when I grow up Sister: Well I'M gonna be a tiger, cause tigers eat lawyers
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Me and my 3 year old son Gavin's conversations Gavin:daddy i want to be you when i gwow up Me: oh really why Gavin: so i can dwive Me:what car do u want? Gavin:yours Me: my car is...
    jcadams98 jcadams98 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Kids today have no kind of freedom whatsoever. I feel because of the generation I was born in I am weaker and less prepared for adult life. I don't know how to make decisions for...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    You arent crazy if you think you are crazy. You seem to have a firm grip on reality to me. "crazy" person. :)
    IBelieveInAThingCalledLove IBelieveInAThingCalledLove 16-17, T Aug 30

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    So, I think I'm crazy, like really I have problems! I just can;t connect with anyone. I just spent the day yesterday avoiding some girls at school... they're not bullying me they...
    lsm92 lsm92 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I dream all the time. My favorite and most unlikely to happen dream is that I would be a superhero, but I wouldn't save the innocent. No, I would save the bad guys. After all...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 25