1. My Dad passed away when I was 7 years old. My Mom is so awesome and was able to raise all 3 of her kids on her own. She always worked non-stop to get things done and we always had what we needed AND wanted. I believe seeing her strength as a child is
2.I was a single parent for a while and I was not afraid. I did what I had to do, to make sure my baby girl had everything in the world! -*sigh* and now she is spoiled rotten! I don't think I ever had a second thought about being a single parent...I was use to only having one parent, but under different circumstances.
3. I dropped out of college my first time around, after the first semester. Once I learned that I was pregnant and would have to "be responsible"... I not only went to school full-time, but I also worked. I felt guilty about leaving my child...but I had to do something to make a better life for us. I ended up getting my degree in Early Childhood Education so I could maybe have a better understanding of why my child did certain things and how I could teach the right things as she grew.
4. I was that over-bearing, over-protective mother. As an infant, anytime my child went outside she had her ears covered... I followed the charts on what and when to feed her certain foods... I was constantly wiping her face and hands.., She always had on BIG bows and if her outfit was dirty, it was changed immediately. (I can say she was RARELY sick & did not have an ear infection until she was almost 2) Yes, I know that was OCD, but at the time, I wanted to make sure I was doing everything right!
5. My daughter is a teenager now and OH HOW TIMES ARE ROUGH! When there are troubles, I
I have shared with you just 5 of the many experiences I have had, that have helped shape me into a theta mom, now please grab this tag and share with all of us, your experiences. Make sure you tag others as well!
Rayli at 4 Kids and a Large Coffee
June at The Butler Family
Tracy at A Journey Through Loss
Kimberley at Ranch Momma
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