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When you become a mom does your birthday stop mattering anymore?

I'm feeling a little bummed today cause its my birthday but it sure doesn't feel like it :(

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elizabiza

Asked by elizabiza at 10:15 AM on Oct. 14, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Happy Birthday!
    Sorry it feels that way!
    jasesmommy0529

    Answer by jasesmommy0529 at 10:16 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Not it my house it doesnt. this year was a GREAT one for me :)
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 10:18 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Happy Birthday!

    And to answer your question, no. My daughter has the same birthday as I do, so there's always a party.
    Chell.o_0

    Answer by Chell.o_0 at 10:18 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • nope, I still get treated to my favorite restaurant and a personal splurge on myself (within reason)
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 10:19 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • happy birthdayMy birthday has always been like any other day, friends and family never let me forget but to me it is just another day.

    older

    Answer by older at 10:19 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • happy birthday!!!!

    mine has not really mattered since i left the cute little kid stage.
    oldfashionSAHM

    Answer by oldfashionSAHM at 10:19 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • it stopped mattering to me but it still matters to my friends and family. i just dont care anymore when i have a birthday i only get excited for my childrens' birthdays now.. lol
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 10:20 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Happy Birthday! My birthday is still important and always will be...my grandpa always told me that my birthday lasts all week long, so I celebrate it that way! I hope your day gets better!!
    motherofpearls

    Answer by motherofpearls at 10:24 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Eh, my birthday stopped mattering before I had kids.  My parents didn't even call me on my 21st birthday, lol.  My in-laws threw me a party my first birthday I celebrated with them (when I turned 23) but after that...I stopped expecting anything.  My husband doesn't care at all about special days so we don't celebrate my birthday or Mother's Day or our anniversary or Valentine's, etc.  I don't get cards or gifts from him or the kids (unless they make them in school during art class).  But, we also don't celebrate my husband's birthday and don't do much for the kids on their birthdays (my oldest son just turned 9 and just got a card and $9, then we took him out to eat a couple days later when dh had off as is our tradition).

    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:26 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Yeah, I don't even like to think about my birthday. Something always happens on it! One year I got the flu, one year I got arrested(long story, but not a big deal!LOL), one year I was in the hospital....
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 10:30 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

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