Just curious. For me, it is hard to put into words, but I wanted to become a mom so that I can share my life and experiences in life with my child and be able to teach and guide them. Sometimes, if I am having a really hard day with my son, I try to look back at my reasons to become a mom and it makes a much easier day. So, why did you become a mom?
I wanted to be a parent because I had a desire to parent a child. And by parent I mean to provide a child with love, support, guidance, and the necessities of life. I knew my husband and I had the patience, time, and resources to provide a child with a loving home and stable parents. So we adopted and another expectant mother saw in us those qualities in us - and now we have our son. Parent is also a verb not just a noun. It takes action as well as having the desire and feelings. I make that commitment every morning he wakes up and every night when he goes to bed to be his parent in action and in words. I became a parent to share my world with him.
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Answer by americansugar80 at 10:17 AM on Feb. 2, 2009
You took the words right out of my mouth :)
I am an older mom compared to you ladies on here CM.
I wanted to get my career out of the way then start a family and I am very happy I did.
I have a 5 and 7 year old and I am 45 years old I am glad in away I waited I have all the patients and alot of time. The reason...is the same as you had said above. I love it I would not change that for anything.
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