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I Will Always Listen To My Child

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    A Discussion With My 10 Year Old Daughter

    I like to keep communication open with my children so that they can discuss anything with me or ask me anything and get an honest answer. Of course answers will be age appropriate. Recently my 10 year old daughter came to me to tell me that her 11 year old friend is bragging...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Oct 13, 2011

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    I Wanted To Avoid My Mothers Mistakes

    My mother was a very sweet woman. She loved her children, all of them. But she had too many of them. I was the oldest child, born a year after they immigrated. She had 6 kids, and I ended up helping her do a great deal of her parenting. My father worked very hard, and so he wasn...
    rumspringa01 rumspringa01 61-65, F Jan 3, 2012

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    My Son Is Very Special To Me

    I value childhood. I did not have a "daddy" and my "mom" did the best she could to have a good relationship with her kids but she could not give us many things that I have determined to provide and have succeeded in giving to my son. My "dad" was neglectful and narcissistic. He...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2012

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    While I Have No Children

    i did grow up with my girl friends mother and grandparents and over the next few years we did have many conversations dealing with many aspects of relation ships and life one of the hardest we had to deal with was the fact we could never have children on both sides they do to a...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Oct 13, 2011

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    Chicago ; Saturday in the park...." Listen children all is not lost "
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