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Are you closer with your mother since you've had children?

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sbastille

Asked by sbastille at 2:27 PM on Dec. 5, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • No, because she feels the need to tell me negatively all the time how I am raising them without my asking. It makes me not want to talk to her. I wish she could just accept that I am happy with how I have chosen to raise them.
    Cindrella72

    Answer by Cindrella72 at 2:32 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • We've always been close, but yeah, we have a lot more to talk about now.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 2:35 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • yes, i kinda understand her a little better.
    jbirchard

    Answer by jbirchard at 2:43 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • oh yeah we are but I really think for me it was the transition of having to grow up to be a mom as an 18 year old but we do have things we don't agree on like she gives me crap for the way I do or don't discipline my daughter and things like that. Over all tho we are much much closer and I have gained a lot more respect for her because she had me at 18 too so I know what she went thru somewhat
    Christyn_05_kc

    Answer by Christyn_05_kc at 2:56 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Me and my mom were always BFFs before I even got pregnant, but throughout the pregnancy we've been even closer. I hope it stays like that after the baby! lol but I'm scared she'll wanna always come over and tell me I'm doing something wrong haha
    srhmldndo

    Answer by srhmldndo at 3:08 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Very much so. I think she liked that I relied on her so much for advice on childrearing.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 3:15 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Yes, but we have always been pretty close.
    litstargazer

    Answer by litstargazer at 3:20 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I'm closer to her now. My Dad passed away 5 years ago and I asked her to come live with us. I didn't want her to be alone. She was really lonely after being married to my Dad for 48 years. I love it that she's here. However, I have to be careful about being upset with my sons (teenagers). If I tell her too much or over vent (LOL) then she jumps to my defense which isn't always helpful.
    happy2bme7

    Answer by happy2bme7 at 3:34 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

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