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how has motherhood/marriage changed you? Are you happy with the change?

For me id say, the biggest change is putting my family before myself . Before kids and a hubby i used to be all about me and my wants now im much different. Things that used to be of importance became less and less important, and i dont mind it because i love my life.

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MsBrazil86

Asked by MsBrazil86 at 7:05 AM on Jan. 18, 2011 in Relationships

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  • My biggest change is that I like children more. As the oldest of 5 and always being called on for child care, I wasn't charmed by them. Now I am.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 7:11 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • Being able to endure more. I was a wimp when I was in my teens and early adulthood. I hated working and called into work when I really had no excuse. Complained about the tiniest ache or pain. I guess you could say I'm more responsible now. 

    luvmygrlz

    Answer by luvmygrlz at 7:18 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • i am now single (not dating at all)
    when i was single before i could day dream of future man in my life (even when i was not dating a man)
    now i am single but can not even day dream about a future with a man if i try
    only thing different this time being single is that i have a child
    of course my 1st , 2nd and 3rd priority is her
    maybe i have nothing left to day dream with
    maybe i have no romance left, live too much in reality
    do not know cause, but the factor thar is different is now i am a mom
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 8:09 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I don't put my family before myself, nor will I ever.
    The order is
    God first
    Me second
    then husband, then kids.
    the kids IMO need order and discipline and need to know they do have a place and it is NOT first.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 8:17 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • It's hard to remember because I've been a mom for 18 years but I would say that maturity and responsibility have crept up on me in subtle ways.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 8:18 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I'm a lot more patient. I'm also more aware of the impact my actions and choices have on other people.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 8:18 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I have changed a lot, for the better. I always put family first but I keep my own dreams too. I have a lot more patience now and can stay calm longer.
    Collegemommy910

    Answer by Collegemommy910 at 8:28 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • patience, I speak up more for my kids and self, more content and happy
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 8:50 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

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