(Closed) How I realized I'm a natural mother

posted 8 years ago in Parenting
Post # 3
1812 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

@Saffishly:  Well that just made my eyes well up.  What a lovely post to read.  Congratulations!

Post # 4
9838 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

congratulations, that’s so exciting πŸ™‚

guess your friend was right about that app πŸ˜›

Post # 5
7605 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

I’m happy you’re so happy!  Your bf having you meet his kids so quickly and move in seems very risky for the little ones, but it seems to have worked out very well for you all.

Post # 6
125 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

This is probably the best post I have ever seen! It is for sure my favorite! I am in a similar situation only with two step daughters and I would like to say that I had all the same concerns! Oh and I am only 22 πŸ™‚ I can’t imagine being anywhere butwith them and their amazing dad and we are getting married next month πŸ™‚

Post # 7
299 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I really hope you guys are serious enough to stay together for the long haul.  Those children have already lost one mother, it would be a shame for them to lose another. Just remember that you’re dealing with two children’s lives here, you’re not just playing house. I’m surprised the father allowed them to get close enough to call you “mommy” this soon.  

Good luck to you. 

Post # 8
9815 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

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@hammerpants:  Agreed. I’m all for “When you know you know” when it comes to adults who are willingly entering a relationship, but when there are little children involved, PLEASE proceed with caution. I’m reading a lot about you fulfilling your dream of parenting, but these are people with very real needs of their own. It sounds great, but it hasn’t been that long. For them to be calling you mom this early on seems very fast.

Post # 9
71 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

It’s great that you’re happy but I agree with the PP’s. I found this post more alarming than “aww” worthy. It’s concerning that after only a matter of weeks, these children are calling you mommy. They’re so young and impressionable. What would happen if your relationship doesn’t work out (let’s be honest, you’re 3 months in so anything can happen) and they’ve now lost 2 “mommies” instead is just one? I bet that would be an awful lot for such young kids to handle. 

Regardless, hopefully you guys live happily ever after and this doesn’t become an issue but in my own personal opinion, it seems like everyone should slow down a bit. 

Post # 11
247 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

that is so awesome! what an incredible testimony you have to tell. it’s so great that those boys have someone like you!

Post # 12
4346 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@KatyElle:  @Thatswhatshesaid:  +1. What happens if things don’t work out? I feel sorry for those kids. They’re young, impressionable and could be really hurt if things don’t work out.

Post # 13
705 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 1993

Three months?!

Post # 14
1249 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 1992

I have seen this work before! A very close friend met a guy at her work with 3 kids. They moved in together after a month, got married after a year, and they are still happily married 3 years after meeting. So it can work! πŸ™‚

Post # 15
1278 posts
Bumble bee

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@rubyred605:  I think most of the PPs are concerned because it doesn’t work more than it does, and when that happens, it is kids that are going to suffer.

Post # 16
1030 posts
Bumble bee

What about the ‘when you KNOW, you know?’ girls? How many of you just KNEW when you first met your DH?

I’m happy for you- I think it’s great that this has worked out so well πŸ™‚

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