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Does having kids young automatically make me a bad mom?

So does having a baby at a young age really make me a bad mom automatically?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:46 PM on Nov. 16, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • No. Who cares what other people think?! Just be the best mom you can. I've met older moms that sitnk at parenting...

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 8:48 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • **Stink**

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 8:49 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • Hell NO! I am a teen mom and I am a WAY better mother than most women I know.

    Answer by RiyahsMommy08 at 9:24 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • Ditto to RiyahsMommy08 I educated myself all things children when I had my son at 18. That includes child development, and different discipline techniques, most ppl don't take the time but when want to do something well that's what I do.


    Answer by perksmom at 9:45 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • not at all! ive seen good parents at all ages & bad parents at all ages. theres WAY more to being a good mom than your age!

    Answer by okmanders at 10:48 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • Absolutely not! I had my son at 17 and I am an awesome mom! I made some mistakes but who doesn't! I am a better mom than a lot of the 30-40 YO women I know. Just be sure to read, read and read some more. Make educated choices for your children. Don't do things just because "that is what people do" or because someone told you to do it. Do what is best for your child, even when it goes against the grain.

    Answer by TanyaR1024 at 11:14 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • Certainly not.

    Does having one at an older age automatically make me a better mom?
    Certainly not.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 11:48 PM on Nov. 16, 2008

  • ys who? lol i was 17 with my first

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 2:41 AM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • says* lol sorry it didnt type

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 2:41 AM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • NO WAY! I was 19 when I had my ds, now that he is 15 years old- OMG I am an older mom now!lol- anyway I think it is good that I had him so young, I can still remember all the "teen tricks" well! Also I used to work in daycare, and some of the teen moms I worked with were way better parents than some college professor parents.

    Answer by goaliemom93 at 8:18 AM on Nov. 17, 2008

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