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A Fun "Getting to know Mom" Survey

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1. How long have you been a mom?

2. How many kids call you mommy?

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having?

4. How old were you when you became a mom?

5. How long were you in labor?

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom?

7. What's your least favorite thing?

8. Do you want more kids?

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip?

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?

13. Last movie you saw in theater?

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom:

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom:

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:

by on Aug. 23, 2007 at 9:12 AM
Replies (21-30):
hanihoney36
by New Member on May. 9, 2008 at 11:35 PM
1.   mommy for 22 wonderful months (=8 in utero)
2.  1 little prince calls me mommy
3.  I knew I was having a boy
4.  37 when I gave birth
5.  17 hrs labor, 2 hrs pushing, 3 epidurals and then a c-section
6.  the best is when my little fella says "mama"
7.  I can't think of anything I least like...I waited so long for this!
8.  I may want one more child.....
9.  My son was born 800 miles away from home- he made his first car trip at 1 week old!!!!
10.  middle name after my grandfather
11.  Last time I had a sitter was in September, MIL watched little prince while we went to hubby's friend's wedding on Jersey shore- made MIL come with us & stay in hotel room so I wouldn't have to be away from little fella
12.   8-10 hours is the longest I've been away from my son
13.  walk the line is the last movie I saw in the theater
14.  can't think of anything I wouldn't give up, except God!
15.  can't think of anything I did give up (except a couple hours sleep!)
16.  The only thing I'd do differently is not work the 7 weeks I worked after maternity leave!!!!



mommy2my2
by New Member on May. 14, 2008 at 11:53 AM
1. How long have you been a mom? 6 1/2 years

2. How many kids call you mommy? 2

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? yes both times

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 27

5. How long were you in labor? about 20 hours the first time, but only "laboring" 30 mins!  2 days the 2nd time and that should have been my first clue, she only does things when she wants to!

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom? the unconditional love

7. What's your least favorite thing? having to be "the bad guy"

8. Do you want more kids? no, I have my 2 plus 2 stepchildren, we are happy with that!

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? all of the time

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? My oldest was for his mother & my favorite cousin.  My youngest was the name I have always loved.

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? for my birthday last weekend (rare occasion) and we enjoyed a PEACEFUL dinner.

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? a couple of days

13. Last movie you saw in theater?  can't remember!

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom: reading adult books too!  (not just Dr. Seuss)

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: Dancing, and I miss it.

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:Not a thing!
allys2
by New Member on Jul. 25, 2008 at 9:30 AM

. How long have you been a mom?

19 years in September

2. How many kids call you mommy?

3

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having?

yes both times

4. How old were you when you became a mom?

32

5. How long were you in labor?

8 hours first time, 8 hours second time

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom?

Everything, I love all of my children and could not live without them

7. What's your least favorite thing?

private time with my husband is non-existant

8. Do you want more kids?

I wish I could have more, but can't

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip?

yes, took my son and daughter to Florida and left my younger son home because of  school, could not go without my sweethearts

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?

ughhhhhhh my oldest after my father in law

youngest son after my husband

daughter picked her name out of a hat


11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?

never

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?

never

13. Last movie you saw in theater?

kids movie

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom:

a quick shower lol

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom:

I have given up almost everything, but it does not bother me because they grow up so fast, in 2 years my youngest will be going away to college and I could cry now :-(


16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:

I'd have my children closer together and have had more than 2 biological but I still would have gone to China to get my beautiful baby girl 

 

 

 

 

 

I'd have

Mary
michaelsmomma
by New Member on Jul. 28, 2008 at 9:03 PM

1. How long have you been a mom? 1 year 5 months 3 weeks

2. How many kids call you mommy? one

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? yup

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 20 when i found out i was pregnant 21 when i gave birth

5. How long were you in labor? 16.5 hours only pushed for 20 minutes though

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom? hugs and kisses and him learning new things

7. What's your least favorite thing? tantrums

8. Do you want more kids? yes at least 2 more

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? a few

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? first name is his uncles middle name, middle name is a family name on both sides

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? last night, went to a meeting at work

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? 8 hours?

13. Last movie you saw in theater? sex and the city

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom: independance

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: a few friends

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently: id probably be married first but thats it.

5littlepumpkins
by New Member on Sep. 18, 2008 at 3:22 PM

1. How long have you been a mom?  17 years

2. How many kids call you mommy?  5

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having?  For the last three -Yes!

4. How old were you when you became a mom?  20

5. How long were you in labor?  The longest one was 4 hours.  The shortest 53 minutes.

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom?  Realizing that it is the most important job in the world and you can do it well.

7. What's your least favorite thing?  The toll it takes on your body.

8. Do you want more kids?  I would love more if I could afford it.  Maybe foster kids someday.

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip?  Yes, often.  Our best was a Disney cruise.  At the time we had four kids (3,4,5, and 15)

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?  Yes, they are all named after someone in the family, mostly grandparents.

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?  Went to dinner with hubby.

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?  Went on a weekend getaway to Vegas with hubby (almost a year ago).

13. Last movie you saw in theater?  Wall-e

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom:  I don't have to give up anything.

now that you're a mom:  Only my occasional wine while pregnant and nursing.

The only thing I'd do differently is not give my 1st child a bottle in the hospital.  She would never nurse because of that.  My other children all did well.

ARC12188
by New Member on Sep. 20, 2008 at 8:53 PM

1. How long have you been a mom? 19 years

2. How many kids call you mommy? 2

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? yes both times

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 16 years old

5. How long were you in labor? 9 hours the first time  and 8 hours the second

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom? everything

7. What's your least favorite thing? when the kids get sick

8. Do you want more kids? yes, I would love to

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? yes, florida and puerto rico, domincan republic

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? yes his father

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? I dont remember

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?onne week when my son was about 10 years old
13. Last movie you saw in theater? dont remember,I think it was the davinci code

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom: don't know I think I have given up everything

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom:freedom

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:
NO, I WOULD DO IT THE SAME

shelbell3678
by New Member on Oct. 7, 2008 at 2:09 PM

1. How long have you been a mom?  3 years 1 month 1 week

2. How many kids call you mommy?  2..it's going to momma though

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having?  yes..i HAD to know...lol

4. How old were you when you became a mom?  27

5. How long were you in labor?  23 hours the first time, then they did an emergency c-section and my second was a scheduled c-section

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom?  being mommy and loving my kids...i don't know...everything except...see next ?

7. What's your least favorite thing?  when my kids are sick or shot time

8. Do you want more kids?  mabe later...not anytime soon

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip?  oh yeah..my husband's family lives in another state so we go alot

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?  my son is named after my dad who was named after his uncle who was named...you get the picture...the name(Asa Lawrence)  has been in our family over 500 years..

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?  a couple weeks ago..we were going to do dinner and a movie but only made it to dinner  LOL...we didn't think we could stay awake for a movie!!

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?  5 days when they went to see granny and papa

13. Last movie you saw in theater?  What Happens in Vegas

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom:  sex

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom:  privacy..

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:  hmmm...maybe not let some people walk on me

ejives
by New Member on Nov. 11, 2008 at 8:51 AM

1. How long have you been a mom? 6 1/2 years

2. How many kids call you mommy? 2

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? yes i am to much of a planner not to find out

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 20

5. How long were you in labor? 8 hours for the first and 4 hours for the second

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom? laying with them on the couch on a friday night

7. What's your least favorite thing? the arguing

8. Do you want more kids? we did but we have one of each so i think we are done

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? yes plenty of times

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? my son is named after his grandpa on both sides

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? a couple of weeks ago so i ocld go to work

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? a week

13. Last movie you saw in theater? momma mia

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom: shopping

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: privacy

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently: nothing its  a learning process so i just better myself as i go along

mom2threegals
by on Dec. 28, 2008 at 9:08 PM

1. How long have you been a mom?8 yrs, 1 mo, 3 wks, & 5 days

2. How many kids call you mommy?3 great girls

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having?Yes

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 18

5. How long were you in labor? 5 hours or so for all three.  Pretty simple, thank goodness!

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom?Well, being with my children, helping them and teaching them everyday. Getting lots of hugs and kisses and just hearing them say, "I love you, mommy!"

7. What's your least favorite thing? Hearing "mommy" atleast 150 times a day.  Sometimes I wanna change my name and not tell them what it is! lol

8. Do you want more kids? I would love to, but I don't think my DH would give in!

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? Yeah, we don't stay at home all of the time!
10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?My oldest is named after the Character Scarlett in 'Gone with the Wind', My middle is named after the character Juliette in 'Romeo and Juliet', and my little one is named after the city from which my hubby is from, London.

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?Last night, actually. First time my husband and I have went out for 16 months alone!  We went out to dinner and then to the mall to buy me a new nighty!

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?  4 hours, is that bad?

13. Last movie you saw in theater?lol!!  I honestly do not know, I think it was "Catch me if you can" with Leo and Tom Hanks.

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom: Umm...I don't know, I guess saying a few curse words here and there.

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: I stopped smoking and I honestly do not have a single friend anymore, except my sister-in-laws 

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently: Nothing, well, I would have loved to bf my oldest for longer than I did, Only 2 weeks.  But other than that, everything else is perfect!

gymboreemommyx4
by New Member on Jan. 4, 2009 at 1:25 PM

1. How long have you been a mom? almost 17 years

2. How many kids call you mommy? 4

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? No I was told with my last I was having another boy !!

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 18

5. How long were you in labor? 1st time 14 hours /2nd 8 hours /3rd 3 hours /4th 36 hours

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom? just watching them learn new things

7. What's your least favorite thing? my teenager !!

8. Do you want more kids? no

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? yes we do something spoecial every weekend

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? yes my girls have every member of the family name in thiers my sons after grandfathers

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? never my mom is the only person who ever watched my children

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? when i was in the hospital for a week

13. Last movie you saw in theater? no idea

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom: Keeping the house clean !

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom:   umm no idea

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:  Nothing

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