Story archives - tag: "motherhood"


After driving 3 hours in traffic and missing Mother's Day with my own children to take my mother to lunch, it was wholly disheartening to hear that she has decided that all of her past life was terrible and she is only living for herself.

tags: childhood rejection motherhood [add]

2011-05-10 15:21:30 / Rating: 598.5 /


I'm racking my brain, trying to think if I've ever given him any indication that it's OK to poop in the backyard.

tags: motherhood son three year old humor [add]

2011-03-17 14:50:52 / Rating: 735.75 /


When I came home my daughter ran up to me and said, "Grandma taught me to burp the alphabet!".

tags: humor childhood motherhood grandmother [add]

2010-11-12 14:59:41 / Rating: 714 /


I had two children born in water and one born in air.

tags: birth motherhood [add]

2010-07-06 13:47:28 / Rating: 361.5 /


I hope my teenage daughter appreciates me one day in the future, when she has to deal with my 15 year old granddaughter after refusing to let her go and camp at a 3 day rave full of drunken stoned hippies.

tags: teenage motherhood daughter [add]

2009-05-14 13:28:31 / Rating: 538.5 /


There is no square box space on the calender for "3am emergency room visit with daughter."

tags: hospital baby infection motherhood calender day planner [add]

2009-05-04 11:28:13 / Rating: 454.25 /

Loving Mother

Unconditional love is when you take the batteries from your vibrator to power your child's favorite car.

tags: batteries toys motherhood [add]

2008-07-01 15:11:11 / Rating: 1151.5 /

Even after losing a hundred pounds, you told me my c-section scar makes me look fat.

tags: husband insensitive motherhood jerk [add]

2008-05-21 09:35:07 / Rating: 685.25 /


Last night I realized that I have to quit being me in order not to ruin my daughter's life.

tags: motherhood [add]

2008-05-14 13:20:13 / Rating: 473.5 /


I'm 18 years old and am in no way ready for motherhood, but I wasn't as relieved as I thought I'd be when it read negative.

tags: pregancy teenage motherhood not ready [add]

2008-02-26 14:42:22 / Rating: 642.75 /

Heather Rose

My biggest fear is that she will grow up and wish that I had gone through with the adoption.

tags: fear daughter adoption motherhood [add]

2008-02-22 16:08:04 / Rating: 730 /

Sadly So

I realized suddenly as the music started, that I had never seen my mother dance.

tags: motherhood depression dancing [add]

2008-02-13 13:19:15 / Rating: 770.5 /


I said "Hi, I'm your mum" which made him cry so hard, I immediately apologised.

tags: newborn son first time motherhood [add]

2008-02-06 13:35:58 / Rating: 765.5 /

New Mum

"Is that your daughter?" she asked skeptically, referring to the baby drinking milk from my breast.

tags: motherhood baby breastfeeding [add]

2007-10-22 14:08:15 / Rating: 778 /

happy 25th birthday BRYAN, love mom

Insignificant, I am the mother of a 25-year-old son for whom I neither baked a cake nor mailed a birthday card--I did call him--and I want you to know that perhaps your mother feels as guilty as I do about it and that we LOVE YOU--our precious sons--despite our laziness.

tags: motherhood birthday failure guilt laziness 1S response [add]

2007-10-15 14:39:45 / Rating: 725.75 /


Even though I love him, I close my eyes and pretend I'm already asleep when he gets into bed.

tags: love marriage motherhood sleep husbands wives [add]

2007-06-21 09:34:26 / Rating: 799.75 /


I always thought I'd be a type-A career woman my whole life, but there he was on my chest, squirming, blinking, crying, clutching my little finger with all his might.

tags: motherhood baby career [add]

2007-06-14 14:57:39 / Rating: 809.75 /


I always think I can get more done in a day than I really do thanks to my 2 wild cards - ages 2 and 5.

tags: motherhood children despair frustration joy [add]

2006-12-05 12:27:57 / Rating: 661.5 /