I never thought.....

Shauna - posted on 01/28/2011 ( 24 moms have responded )

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I never thought after a 24 hr labor- horrible c-section experience my pain would dissapear an a instant after laying my eyes on my baby for the first time.

I never thought i would scream at my husband every bump he drove over on the way home from the hospital.

I never thought i would pull over to make sure my babys head is situated just right in his carseat.

I never thought i would cry when my baby gets vaccinated , even when he doesnt cry.

I never thought i would fall in love at first sight.

I never thought i would quit my job b/c the daycare didnt cut my childs food up to my standards.

I never thought i would dance around the house listening to kids bopp

I never thought i would trade my sports car in for a four door.

I never thought i would do the stated above only b/c i had fear for safety of my child.

I never thought i would go a day without a shower

i never thought i would go out in public with spit up on me

i never thought a single person could change my life so much

What are things you cant believe have happened since your child(ren)s births?
or how has your life changed.

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Sherri - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never thought it would simply be sooo hard to be a mom. It is truly the hardest job of all time and I wouldn't give it up for the money in the world.

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Sal - posted on 01/28/2011

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i never thought that my hubby letting me sleep late was going to be the sexiest most romantic thing that could ever happen to me!!

Desiree - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never thought they every time I looked at them I would wish I could hold them again in my arms as a small baby

I never thought that I would be so frightened of what the future would bring

I never thought that the love I had for each of them would grow in such leaps and bounds and become more than when I first saw them.

I never thought I would remember every single moment of their lives from the moment I first fell pregnant.

I never thought that children could make the journey of life so fulfilling

I never knew that just 1 day without them and I could fell both relieved to have a break and miss them so incredibly much.

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Dana, I'm glad you did because you seem like an awesome mum!
Veronica, My 2nd was only a 1 hour labour and my 3rd was 5 ( induced). So who knows what might happen.

Veronica - posted on 01/28/2011

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@Shannen - I think it was the date, that did it -- you see, I went into labor with him at 3 am, April 1st, and didnt have him til almost 10pm that night! We thought for sure he was fooling us! hahaha
My MIL - had ten children, it went faster the more she had - in fact her ninth she had in the ambulance, she didnt make it to the hospital! lol

Nikkole - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never thought i would have 2 c sections
i never thought i would gain 70 pounds with my first baby!!!
I never thought i would get horrible stretch marks
i never thought i could love someone so much
i never knew there would be days were i go out looking like a hobo :P
i never knew my wardrobe would consist of yoga pants and a sweat shirt lol
i never knew i would get pooped on or puked on
i never knew i would have the most awesome kids ever
i never knew how strong i was till my son was hospitalized
i never knew being a SAHM would be so rewarding
i never knew i would hear mom we gotta talk by a 3yr old :)
i never knew i could find my soul mate at 14
i never knew how great a father could be till my husband became one
i never knew my life would be complete at the age of 22

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i never thought i would be in labor for 23 hours then need an emergency section! all the women in my family had easy quick labors. My mother is a baby machine...i felt inferior for a long time..now i know it wasnt my fault...LOL

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Veronica, Don't tell me that. All my labours have been really quick under 6 hours and i want 1 more. Now i'm not so sure.

Veronica - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never thought that I would have four quick labors (under 10hrs), and then go almost 20 hours of labor with my sixth - at that point, i was hoping he was going to walk out! haha

VBAC, although has its risks, is possible - i had four afterwards - and i wasnt supposed to, as i have the vertical cut from belly button down, the chances of splitting are higher -- but with drs. by my side, they had me prepped and ready, incase it happened - and it all went good.

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ohh i think i will have a VBAC! i have some great inspiration :)

I never thought when i gave birth, i would learn what love truly meant.

I never thought i would stay at home...whats up with that? im a workin woman...

I knew about the rest....i raised my younger siblings...but i didnt think it would feel so rewarding to raise your own.

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One i was going to add before.
Much like Krista i never thought that when someone threw up on me i'd be sympathetic not angry. I have a sick son atm and so he is stuffy and snotty and vomiting everywhere after every feed. I'm not angry and all i am doing i sgiving lots of cuddles.

Veronica - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never thought Id be a mom at all, let alone at 18, and let alone have six of them!
I never thought I'd have a c-section, and then have repeat VBACS afterwords -- shoutout to Marina!! lol
I never thought I would love anything more in the world.
I never thought I was worthy of love.
I never thought I could be a wife.
I never thought I could tolerate greasy hair, and fatass sweatpants (im referring to myself, take no offense please), and puked on clothing.
I never thought I would ever go out in public without my hair curled, my makeup done, and decent clothes - now i never thought that I wouldnt care about my appearance.
I never thought id sacrifice so much for my kids, but would never change it for the world.
I never thought that I can, will, and am a successful mom, wife, and entrepreneur.
I never knew how strong i really am
I never knew that i could make it without my dad
I'll have more later...

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Lots of hugs for Teresa.



I never thought i'd be so head stong when it come to childrens rights.



I never thought i'd be such a sook. I can not cry at th drop of a hat, at anything i see on TV, Happy or sad.



I never thought i would want a career. I just got accepted into Uni. I always thought i was going to be a checkout chick.( no offense to them the wage here for retail is awesome)



There are tons and tons of things that have changed my life since i had my kids.

Nicole - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never thought I'd get married
I never thought I'd get divorced
I never thought I would happily give up sex, and not miss it for a second
I never thought I would put a baby girl in dresses (I was such a tom boy) but she looks so beautiful in dresses
I never thought I would make it to University! :)
I never thought I could tolerate one second of Dora the Explorer!

Krista - posted on 01/28/2011

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- I never thought I'd gain all my weight AFTER giving birth.

- I never thought I'd go through 40 hours of labour -- I thought it'd be quick, like my mom's and my sister's labours.

- I never thought I'd be able to be puked on and have my first response be sympathy, not disgust.

- I never though I'd become SO addicted to my baby's kisses. Seriously -- they're like crack.

- I never thought I'd be so hard on myself for not being able to breast-feed.

- I never thought that, when hearing babies crying in public, my first instinct would be to go comfort them.

- I never thought I would become so emotionally caught up in the well-being of other children. I can no longer watch PSAs about starving kids. I used to be able to ignore them. Now, I bawl.

- I never thought that just a mere smile from my baby would be enough to brighten an incredibly craptacular day.

~♥Little Miss - posted on 01/28/2011

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I second that...I never thought i would have kids...no one ever saw me having kids. I don't like kids...LOL...but I love mine.

Jocelyn - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never thought I'd have kids! So I never thought I'd do ANY of it lol

~♥Little Miss - posted on 01/28/2011

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I never..I mean NEVER thought I would own a minivan...I hate them...yet I own one.

I never thought I would have a c section

I never thought I would gain all the fucking weight with the second one again.

I never thought I understood uncondtional love

I never thought I would think a stick drawing could be so beautiful when drawn by your own kids.

I never thought I would tear up when my kids cry.

I NEVER truly thought I would have a VBAC,..and I did

I NEVER thought I would go ALL natural with the second one, I didn't know I was so strong.

I NEVER thought I would be a stay at home mom.

I never thought I would enjoy cleaning someone elses poop, especially when they haven't gone in like 3-5 days...oh the joy of seeing your kid finally crap!

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