Q:

What sacrifices have you made for your child?

  • Katie says:
    I have quite work to be a stay at home mom and raise my son. I am putting schooling on hold until he goes to kindergarten or pre-school

  • Crystin says:
    Sleep, work, school, love. None of them are important though

  • Lacey says:
    not buying everything i want when i see it, & not going out every night, but i wouldnt trade my kids to be able to do anything like that

  • krystal says:
    missing a meal so she can eat

  • Emilee says:
    Further schooling....teenage years

  • Danielle says:
    designer clothes, going out all the time. time to myself.

  • Crystal says:
    Tons. I am a stay at home mom so I gave up my joy of working and earning money, going out with friends (we have moved a lot since I was pregnant with my first) and that is just a few...but I wouldnt trade it for anything. Id rather be with my kids

  • Zoe says:
    social life, and for 3 months i sat by her side in hospital while she was in there

  • Lise says:
    Sleep and free time but they are worth it. Oh yeah my body too :)

  • chelsea says:
    everything and i would give everything more for her to be happy

  • Jolene says:
    everything

  • Julie says:
    not many - mostly nighttime sleep ...

  • Crista says:
    oh lord...don't get me started

  • Jenna says:
    everything but its worth it

  • kerry says:
    i dnt go out with friends n i dnt get 2 sleep :)

  • Taryn says:
    At first I gave up work, and then I had to take a night time/weekend job, but I'm now working days and he's at creche.

  • katrina says:
    not going out as

  • louise says:
    everything but its for my child

  • Sarah says:
    none that i would want back he is worth every bit of it

  • Stacey says:
    I do not go out, I'd rather stay home with him.

  • Alyssa says:
    I no longer work outside the home. My husband and I spend less time together and I generally don't get time to myself unless I stay up late.

  • Nicole says:
    my body! but it was well worth it

  • Cicely says:
    Quit work

  • Chelsa M says:
    I postponed going back to school.

  • Kari says:
    Anything that I had to and I still do

  • Jaslyn says:
    none yet, he fits in perfectly with our lifestyle, we took him to the pub with our friends for wings when he was just 3 days old and since then he has gone to superbowl parties and everything. He loves socializing lol

  • charquita says:
    wow. i have sacrificed nothing except being a teen but i love being a mommy even more

  • Katie says:
    I've stopped working but my children are my life

  • Merry says:
    Nothing, I want to do what I have to do for him. He makes my life better not worse.

  • Chloe says:
    many

  • jessica says:
    partners, job, living arrangements, job, holidays, money, job, nights out sooo many. wouldnt change a thing tho :)

  • Haley says:
    college & work

  • Casey says:
    life, alcohole, friends.............but its ALL worth it

  • Janessa says:
    a lot

  • Samantha says:
    a lot

  • Jamie says:
    I don't feel I have made sacrifices. I would look at is as being a mother and making the right choices for me and my children. If I have given up something or lost a friend or two after becoming a mother it was for my child's safety and or well being. I do what is best for my children. That's not a sacrifice its being a parent!

  • Azhani says:
    Over night staying awake with him.

  • Summer says:
    put of school

  • Erica says:
    Quit working

  • Jennifer says:
    Working for a Health clinic company that wanted me to work six days a week for 10 hours and made real good money. I had no one to get him from daycare that was reliable so I quit and went into the childcare profession and less pay. Now I lost my job and a stay home mom.

  • Brigitte says:
    My night rest...

  • Nicole says:
    my education

  • Kasaralyn says:
    everything

  • Heather says:
    not working to stay at home with her

  • marie says:
    i sacrifices a lot to make sure she has everything she needs

  • Shelbey says:
    being a stay at home mom

  • Jerrie says:
    a whole lot

  • Jana says:
    sleep, time, food, parties, dates with my husband, sex.

  • Erica says:
    Not Sure

  • Melinda says:
    Staying home instead of going back to work

  • Sharon says:
    Nothing any other parent wouldn't do.

  • tina says:
    none i dont see them as sacrifices i see them as being a mom

  • Elfrieda says:
    What, other than sleep, frequent sex, a social life, my body, and a disdain for talking about poop? None at all! That's a silly question. My whole life has changed!

  • jennifer says:
    my body lol everything he is my life

  • Allyse says:
    lack of sleep and hardly anything for my self (money, time, etc) going out with friends. But it is all worth it.

  • Blerina says:
    what ia had to do to raise her i did it and i would do it again its worth it :-)

  • Momof1 says:
    Not working full-time, although I would if daycare were cheaper. Giving up alcohol, for the most part, due to breastfeeding.

  • Danielle says:
    none really. just the natural ones

  • Kyle says:
    REALLY?

  • Letitia says:
    none

  • Debra says:
    I sacrificed everything and i mean everything

  • Brandie says:
    adoption for her

  • shavanda says:
    going out and doing others teenage things

  • Neshon says:
    Whatever need to be made...staying up all night, playing with him...

  • Krystal says:
    Haven't made any. I have wanted to be a mom for soo long.

  • bridgette says:
    wow!!!so many i ams till doing for him i love my son.

  • RoseMary says:
    Sleep, time

  • Ume Ammara says:
    Thats just is the part of being mom.

  • Brianna says:
    youth

  • danelle says:
    none really...i dont see my divorce or life changes as sacrifices cuz my ife is so much better now

  • Becky says:
    lots...she went to live with Nana and Grandad at tweleve months old. I was a weekend mummy for four years

  • Jennifer says:
    anything I've had to do for my children hasn't been a sacrifice but a choice to give up. But if I had to say something I'd say my sleep lol.

  • Natalie says:
    Sleep, time to my self, spending money on my self. I can live without them. He is soooo worth it.

  • Jay says:
    I don't go out drinking or clubbing as much as i used to and if i do go out i barely drink.

  • Anjuli says:
    i dont ever really go anywhere and i left his dads home due to his grandma drinking to much

  • Kimberly says:
    Food, time, money, sleep, time alone w/ DH...the same as any mother.

  • Shilpa says:
    None..

  • Lindsey says:
    I don't measure them, thats not what its about!

  • Megan says:
    a lot but they are all worth it

  • arely says:
    not going to work

  • Cheryl says:
    Gave up my job to breastfeed.

  • deepa says:
    I left my job. which i cannot go back. so tat was the end of my career, which was somuch to me

  • Laura says:
    nothing is sacrificed for him he fits in perfectly.

  • Julie-Ann says:
    my figure, my wallet, for second child, i stayed in hopeless marriage for 5 years so as not to upset her.

  • Michelle says:
    financial/work

  • Laura says:
    EVERYTHING

  • Natasha says:
    thats a silly question

  • Enaka says:
    Not just my body but everything mentally as well. I would sacrifice my life for my children no matter what the situation was.

  • Becki says:
    there have been no sacrifices, i always wanted to have a baby so i was prepared in advance

  • Lorraine says:
    my job

  • Adrienne says:
    The list is way too long....mainly my education

  • fran says:
    none i wanted him!

  • Kellie says:
    more than i care to say, but it was for the best

  • Chloe says:
    I'm only young stil and have made a few sacrifices but I love Harley so much I wouldn't change a thing he has made life better!

  • christine says:
    spending less money on me

  • Amy says:
    the ones that a mother should

  • Brittany says:
    no sacrifices, all intentional changes

  • Karen says:
    i would give the world for my girls i was young when i had my girls but i wouldnt change it for the world

  • Sabra says:
    Missed my 19th birthday (legal drinking age here) didn't do the whole party thing lost my social life no sleep the normal things for a young parent

  • Naomi-leigh says:
    my social life and figure

  • Celeste says:
    I can't think of anything out of the ordinary such as sleep, alone time, etc. I think mostly it is alone time with Daddy.

  • Kellie says:
    None!!!

  • Nicole says:
    when i get money i give it to her, i put her first all the time, didnt go to college, i gave up 1 yr of hs to stay home and take care of her, but went back and graduated class of 2010

  • Christy says:
    HA! Too long to list

  • Carley says:
    Work and personal freedom to a certain extent.

  • Rachel says:
    tons

  • kellie says:
    gave up work to be a full time mum love every minute of it

  • Janic says:
    stopped drinking

  • Marti says:
    Sleep! :-)

  • mindi says:
    everything

  • Anonymous says:
    My body lol, sleep, work, spare time, but its all totally worth it

  • Joleen says:
    beer

  • Brook says:
    Who knows. It doesn't really matter though. I would do anything for my son!

  • Jessa says:
    EVERYTHING

  • Michelle says:
    social life

  • Corena says:
    work aka money

  • Denise says:
    Nothing really feels like a 'sacrifice' - I haven't given up anything important. She fit into my life perfectly.

  • Bridgette says:
    ALOT

  • ashley says:
    everything

  • Victoria says:
    I'm not working and we decided to put Daddy through school, since Mommy has a 2 year degree.

  • sarah says:
    a divorce

  • Tamsen says:
    alot

  • Crystal says:
    tons but they dont matter, bc shes worth everyone and more

  • Ashley says:
    I have gave up my job to be with him. and my husband and I have moved in with his parents so we can save money to buy a home and not waste money on rent monthly.

  • Brittany says:
    my life ♥

  • nikita says:
    kids comes first

  • kourtney says:
    so far none

  • M says:
    None that I can think of, other than cutting out pop while I was pregnant

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  • Kimmy says:
    Wow umm pretty much everything except school I have no free time at all I go to class come home and take care of him do my school work and clean the house

  • Amanda says:
    Everything ( Single mom )

  • Ashley says:
    i sold all my swords knives daggers... weapons i have collected over the years and put the rest of my stuff in storage to make room. oh, wait... no! gotta sound typical... i sacrifice my body

  • Rach says:
    eveyrthin

  • Jill says:
    id say money as obviously we spend more out on her now where we wouldnt of had to spend that out before and sleep!!!

  • Azza Jamila says:
    school... I did not finish my first degree

  • Jessie says:
    money? I work part time now so we cut corners in unessential areas but I get to be with my little guy

  • Erin says:
    my freedom. I can't go anywhere w/out her or a baby sitter.

  • Shantel says:
    lots. staying in on weekends , spending money on him instead of myself , & manyy moree

  • amanda says:
    i would have sacrificed everything for her

  • Michelle says:
    I don't really view them as sacrifices..

  • lisa says:
    loads lol

  • Stephanie says:
    mostly just time and places we could have gone... trust me so worth giving up for them