part forum. part confession. part celebration.

14. It’s Not All Serious! July 10, 2011

Filed under: Story — somemother @ 10:49 pm
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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 rent.

I completed 1 1/2 years of college.

I am straight.

Of note about my ethnicity and/or cultural background: White.



  1. The most significant aspect of my upbringing. 
  2. 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.
  3. Something that concerns me about my child(ren).  My youngest two have speech problems.
  4. My absolute worst mothering moment (so far). When I accidentally knocked my oldest down the stairs.
  5. What annoys me most about other mothers. That they think they’re the best mom there is.
  6. I am happiest when.  My boys are happy.
  7. I am saddest when.  I yell at my kids.
  8. My biggest fear.  Kidnapping.
  9. I am ashamed of.  Quitting college.
  10. Something I need to forgive.  My longtime friend saying something hurtful 10 years ago.
  11. 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.
  12. Something I have never told anyone.  Sometimes i just need to get away from my family.
  13. Something I am trying to change about myself.  Being over weight after the kids.
  14. My biggest accomplishment.  My family.
  15. I wish.  I could give my kids the world.
  16. Something my relationship with my mother has taught me about parenting.  It’s not all serious.
  17. Something my relationship with my father has taught me about parenting.  
  18. How I would describe my faith life.  I believe that u don’t need to go to church to praise him.
  19. 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.
  20. Something important about my story that hasn’t been captured by the questions above.
  21. BONUS: A question you would like to see added to this list that readers can respond to in the comments.

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