Any other young mothers

United States
September 18, 2008 2:56pm CST
I am 21 years old and a mother of 2 children ages 10 months and 2 years, it is difficult sometimes and some days it could go better than others. Sometimes i sit in the dark crying because its so hard but then i have to remember that i have to little girls that need me and i got to get myself together. I just wanted to know are there other young mothers out there who is going through what i am going through.
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• United States
18 Sep 08
I am a young mom I am 25 and have 5 kids. 8,7,5,2, and 3 months. My 8 and 7 year old are my step-children but I have been raising them since they were 2years and 6 months. It is very hard and you just have to hang in there. My step son has adhd and for years never had medicine, this was very hard, he has a very bad case. Sometimes I would lock my self in my bathroom and cry or scream, it's okay. I talked to my mom and she just laughed at me and said "well what do you think i did in my bathroom all those years" lol. The key is not to show it to the kids, just stay strong it will be okay.
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• United States
18 Sep 08
Thank You for them words of encouragement and if it means anything to you i know i don't know you but i am very proud of you, you are doing an awesome job with your kids.
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• United States
18 Sep 08
Thank you, and I say just smile at life's challenges and face them head on.
• United States
19 Sep 08
well im 17 and i have a 8 month old baby girl.. it gets aggervating for me. but like when shes sick one time she screamed like she wa scared as hell of me and then i took her to teh hospital and they said nothing was wrong with her, then i got home and she wouldn't drink her bottle or anything then the next day took her to the doctors and she had a throat infection. i mean i dont know everything about kids but im learning. and when i see her cry non stop i cry b./c i feel like im doing something wrong so i just try to cuddle with her and hope it will be okay.
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• United States
19 Sep 08
just remember that your doing fine and it will get easier as time goes bt, my daughter is 2 and she still screams like that
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@lkoenig07 (289)
• United States
20 Sep 08
I'm 19 and married to a Marine. We have 6 mo. old twins. I know it can be hard, because sometimes I'm by myself with 2 kids who are the same age, wanting to be fed & changed & played with and I only have two hands. But babies/kids can sense when you are angry, sad, or stressed. And I know it's hard not to let it get to you, but things will be a lot easier if you just relax. Good luck!
• United States
20 Sep 08
you just hang in there you're doing fine and just remember its not really that bad especially if you have family on your side, my mom's been on my side since i got pregnant at 18 and now i have another one and yet she's still on my side
• United States
18 Sep 08
well i am a married 23 year old with a 4 year old daughter and 19 month old son.yeah being a mother and wife can be stressful at times but i never break down.its really not all that hard to be a mom unless you are just trying way to hard,no offence just lighten up on yourself a little bit and have fun with it.and i also believe everymother may go through stress and cry but not because its hard...its only what you make it...