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What was the last sacrifice you made for your children?

Unless you are a millioniare or have unlimited income, we all make sacrifices so that our children can have what they need and often what they want as well. So, what was the last sacrifice you made?

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truthteller0722

Asked by truthteller0722 at 11:45 PM on Sep. 26, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I let him have my strawberry shortcake ice cream.
    teresalangston

    Answer by teresalangston at 11:48 PM on Sep. 26, 2009

  • 6 hours ago I had Mac and Cheese for supper. My daughter got me kicked out of my Gym this summer. I drive a Chevy Malibu. I spent my birthday watching my kids ride the amusement park rides.
    h3art2h0m3

    Answer by h3art2h0m3 at 11:49 PM on Sep. 26, 2009

  • I gave up smoking in the house and cars (now to just give it up completely)
    luvmygrlz

    Answer by luvmygrlz at 12:01 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • I skipped having my hair cut to buy my son his winter clothing. We got it early (for here) because we ran into some good sales. My hair can wait, if it gets cold, he can't.
    auroura

    Answer by auroura at 12:05 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • Good job luvmygrlz and good luck on quitting entirely! My kids eat first and I eat what's left. I have lost 18 pounds in the last 6 weeks- thankfully I needed to lose it- but I'm trying to slow it down a little since I'm nursing a 6 month old as well and shouldn't be losing weight that fast. I am selling my wedding dress to get my almost 3 year old twins birthday presents and give them a decent party.
    frat_twin_mama

    Answer by frat_twin_mama at 12:06 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • i haven't bought any clothes since i got pregnant..i rather wear my maternity clothes (even though i'm 55 lbs lighter and they're HUGE) then have my daughter go without..my husband says i spoil her, but she's only 6 months old and i wanna make sure she has what she NEEDS
    piercedbeauty21

    Answer by piercedbeauty21 at 12:15 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • IKt's been a very long time since I made any scarifices for my children so I honestly cannot recall. I have given up meals so they can eat, I have not bought new clothes so they could have new clothes, I have not had my hair cut so that they would have money to go out with friends, etc.. My children are all now grown and out of the house so there's no more scarifices to make.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:46 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • I think we all sacrifice regularly even when we don't realize it-- like when we walk in to the store and see a really cute top, but don't buy it. Not b/c the kid needs something, but b/c they WILL need something eventually, and we want to make sure they get it when they do. I figure that my clothes should still fit (and if they don't, I need to sacrifice a little FOOD to keep them fitting), but DS's won't. He NEEDS clothes, I just want them.
    Bensmommy611

    Answer by Bensmommy611 at 12:48 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • I don't have to. I am a minimalist. I never want anything, so I never have to fore go anything. I put my needs last. My daughter always comes first.

    OneToughMami

    Answer by OneToughMami at 1:24 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • I became a housewife but other than that nothing i am not a person that is use to putting me first lol i always come last no matter who it is
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:43 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

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