for Young 20's mommies!!!
Em - posted on 02/28/2011
I'll be 23 in April and I have a daughter born 25/9-09. I live in Sweden, and I have to say it's so nice to be able to log on to Circle of Moms and be able to get in touch with lots of other moms my age, since most people here don't have their first baby until they're 30+. So hi you all :)
And to answer Sammie Robinson's question; I've gone out for dinner and wine once since my daughter was born and don't really feel the need to party anymore, but I don't think it's something you should feel guilty about doing. As long as it's not something you do everyday at the expense of your child. In order the be a good mom I think it's important to be happy and to take care of yourself - happy mommy, happy baby :)
I'm 21 and my son will be 15 months on the 14th.
Most of my friends stopped talking to be when they found out I was pregnant or after he was born. It makes me so mad but there's not much I can do, so I find myself at home all the time with my son.
Tiffany - posted on 02/27/2009
Im 20 and i have a 3 yr old daughter. i just found out that i am pregnant. my daughter will be four just before i have the new baby.. but just wondering.. how do i tell her that she is going to have a brother or a sister? im just worried about the jealousy issue..she is a complete mommy suck!!
Natasha - posted on 02/18/2009
hi im 24 and i have 4 kids all under the age of 8 :-) am loving every moment of it but i do miss the old days a little cause cant go out as much any more but i have adjusted to that once a fortnight i go and have a girly night out now and i do look forward to it and make sure that i have a good time out.
Gina - posted on 02/18/2009
Im 22 years old, and I have a 2 year old. I DEF miss going out and having no responsibilites sometimes, but I LOVE my son, and being a mom more. But I get out with my friends every now and then, or my husband and i will go out for dinner or something. My son is my life, but I need my "time" to regroup and socialize with adults who dont want to watch Blues Clues or Diego. But i def feel guitly when i am out, ALL the time. I hate leaving my son. and try not to do it too often.
Kayla - posted on 02/18/2009
hey im kayla i just turned 20 i have a 13 month old baby girl Shaynee and i feel like all my friend drifted too im also a full time college students and i kinda sucks not being able to hangout with ppl at school cuz i have to pick up my baby and if anyone is near toronto or mississauga ontario who wants to chat message me !!
Amber - posted on 01/29/2009
Hey.. I'm turning 22 on sunday and I have a 5 yr old lil boy and a 3 month old little girl. Anybody got any ideas on how to deal with bein in their 20's with two kids, and wanting to have a life and some fun with friends at the same time?
no but when you find out can you let me know nah seriously i love beeing a mummy
Kerry - posted on 01/29/2009
thts wat i think sometimes i do just get on with it. im proud to say im her mummy but just gets me down sometime like wen your in the playground waiting for them to come out and you feel like they talking about you and tryin not to make out they are looking at you just make me feel uncomfortable at times ,but i do hold my head hi and get on with it lol x
Alina - posted on 01/29/2009
i feel the same way sometimes people ask if she is my niece and im like no shes my daughter and shes like aww poor thing but i think im a really good mom i work my butt off and give her everything she needs so i dont see the difference between now and being older
Debora - posted on 01/29/2009
hi all i am 24 and have 5 children i have got 3 boys and 2 girl they are 7 4 3 2 1 it is hard work but i love them all so much. i have never really been a person to go out as i was 16 when i had my first so i don't really no what i am missing, if any 1 wants to chat or make new friends email me on email@example.com
Kellie - posted on 01/28/2009
any of u ladies in australia if yes were??
im in adelaide an i would love to meet other young mums like myself
hi im in perth wa
Hi im in perth wa aswel!
i have a 2 and 3 month old boy and a 1 yr old girl, along with four and a half year old angel girls. i was 19 when my twins were born.
Larsene - posted on 01/28/2009
Quoting [no name]:
hey Im 22 and i have a 2 1/2 mth old baby girl. Shes my world.. except i find myself without ne friends.. once she was born all of my boyfriends and mine seemed to drift off.. has the happened to neone else? or r we alone
omg i know exactly how u feel, im 20 years old and have twin daughters that are almost 7 and as soon as i got prego, my friends slowly disappeared, well the ones that dont have kids that is...i had a huge babyshower and close to 100 ppl were suppose to be ther and 15 of them were my friends and they all claimed they were going to come and then the day of the shower 3 came and one only stayed for like 5 min. Then when i had them they all told me they wanted to come visite so i let them know when i got home and we arranged for them to come over and instead they totally ditched us, i took it very personal i mean u can ditch me i really dont care but those were my babies that u ditched. i just see it as u find out who ur true friends are once u have kids...n when i see them or they call me out of the blue i tell them that to and they have nothing to say they just look at me.
Crystal - posted on 01/23/2009
Hey, i just turned 20 and i have a 2yr girl and an 11month old boy!
Do you ladies ever feel a little bit guilty for wanting to act like a "normal" 20yr old sometimes?
LOL! Still normal yea... Just more responsible. It sucks to be responsible but ehh! LOL!
Iam 23 and have a almost 4 year old girl and a 2 year old boy. Sometimes I want to scream pull my hair out and run away, (but I never would). I do very seldom go out and its feels great and awful at the same time. The guilt is tremendous, but then again so is the urge to act my age...
Crystal - posted on 01/23/2009
ANYBODY FROM ANCHORAGE ALASKA!!!! LOL!
I am 20 years old and i got me a really crazy baby! hahaha! Hes turning 6 months on the 28th!
I turn 21 in like 2 months WOO WOO!
You know i dont really believe that having a kid really made me grow up. I believe that he makes me feel younger especially on christmas i was sooooo excited just to open his presents with him! haha! We still have parties at our house and everything everyone is very respestful then he falls asleep and its all game on lol!!!! It helps with him sleeping through the night! LOL!
Amber - posted on 01/23/2009
Hi I'm 26, with 3 boys and a girl, age 10, 8, 5 and 4. I have mostly phone friends, they're all moms too, so we get out together with all the kids in tow on weekends sometimes, but not often enough. And somedays, who has time :) Sometimes i'm exhausted, but they keep me young.
Alexis - posted on 01/22/2009
im 22 and about to have a boy (4 weeks to go) I found that getting pregnant has actually made me closer to some friends and further from another. My best friend has a 2 1/2 year old and since getting pregnant we have become closer. I think mainly because my man loves her little boy. I also made good friends with a girl at work who is due within a week of me and is going to the same hospital and who lives in the same suburb.
But I have lost contact with my man's best friend and his lady. They just had there baby but all through the pregnancy we tried to catch up and it never happened. I think the difference is we wanted to have a baby and were happy, where when they found out they were really upset.
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