ESTABLISHING YOURSELF (a few details that help somemothers know what they have in common with you).
I am 30 years old.
I am married.
I have 3 children. Here are their ages/genders: 9:M, 5:M, 20m:M
I stay home.
I am middle.
I live suburban.
I completed 1 1/2 years of college.
I am straight.
Of note about my ethnicity and/or cultural background: White.
NOW, TWENTY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOU
- The most significant aspect of my upbringing.
- My best advice to mothers about to enter the stage of child rearing that I just went through. Take it one day at a time, and don’t sweat the small stuff.
- Something that concerns me about my child(ren). My youngest two have speech problems.
- My absolute worst mothering moment (so far). When I accidentally knocked my oldest down the stairs.
- What annoys me most about other mothers. That they think they’re the best mom there is.
- I am happiest when. My boys are happy.
- I am saddest when. I yell at my kids.
- My biggest fear. Kidnapping.
- I am ashamed of. Quitting college.
- Something I need to forgive. My longtime friend saying something hurtful 10 years ago.
- Something I wish I could say to someone. I wish I could tell people who think they’re better than everyone, how it really is.
- Something I have never told anyone. Sometimes i just need to get away from my family.
- Something I am trying to change about myself. Being over weight after the kids.
- My biggest accomplishment. My family.
- I wish. I could give my kids the world.
- Something my relationship with my mother has taught me about parenting. It’s not all serious.
- Something my relationship with my father has taught me about parenting.
- How I would describe my faith life. I believe that u don’t need to go to church to praise him.
- Something I hope will be different for me by this time next year. Our place of living…1100 square feet is too small for a family of 5.
- Something important about my story that hasn’t been captured by the questions above.
- BONUS: A question you would like to see added to this list that readers can respond to in the comments.