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What I wish I did before....

What are some things you wish you had accomplished or done before having kids?

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Dee24997

Asked by Dee24997 at 9:55 PM on Mar. 4, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Became a nurse, saved more $ and traveled.
    MyAngel003

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 9:57 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Have a career and I wish children came with books. Maybe I'll be a better mom towards my children. I have 2 children age 24 yrs old and 19 yrs old and they don't even speak to one another. They never physically fought with one another when they were growing up which I'm very pleased.
    bmwlover

    Answer by bmwlover at 9:58 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • got my general ed done in college. learn asl, and spanish.
    Arretsmomma5

    Answer by Arretsmomma5 at 9:59 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Gotten some sleeeeeeeeepppppp. I could kick myself now that it has been 5 years since my last full night!
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 10:03 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Almost the exact same thing as MyAngel003. I also wished I got to enjoy being newly wed couple for a few years before we had our son
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 10:12 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Nothing. I can honestly say I don't feel I have missed out on a single thing.
    momofonelilguy

    Answer by momofonelilguy at 10:34 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • finished collage. it had to stop half way into my degree and and am having a hard time getting back.
    happy-go-lucky

    Answer by happy-go-lucky at 11:18 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I wish I had finished college too...I know it's not too late but DH is in school for criminal justice and we can't afford for both of us to go...so him first, me later lol
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 1:26 AM on Mar. 5, 2011

  • I am with ImaginationMama. I had a degree and career before children, I was with LP for 7 years "alone" first, we had a home and a savings...I imagine by everyone's standards we did alright with the planning. I just WISH I could sleep when I wanted sometimes! I have never slept solidly at night, but I used to be able to go to bed as early or late as wanted, sleep in on the weekends, and nap to offset my "sleep debt", but that was over when the babies started coming and I miss it so much!!
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 9:50 PM on Mar. 5, 2011

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