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A Fun "Getting To Know Mom" Survey

Posted by on Apr. 30, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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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:

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momofsunshine77
by on Apr. 30, 2013 at 8:10 PM

1. How long have you been a mom? 4 years

2. How many kids call you mommy?  2

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? first one -no, second one-yes girl

4. How old were you when you became a mom?  34

5. How long were you in labor? no labor - both C-section because of complications

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

7. What's your least favorite thing?  not listening to me

8. Do you want more kids?  nope - cant do bed rest

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip?  yes, my oldest was 14 months - went to Baltimore, and at 6 months went to portland. 

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?  no

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?  couple of weeks ago - went to the dentist

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?  my youngest 2 hours, my oldest, 12 hours

13. Last movie you saw in theater?  dont remember - before kids

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

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom:  outdoor activities - will resume when kids are old enough to participate.  LOL

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

LAXmom21
by Bronze Member on Apr. 30, 2013 at 8:11 PM



1. How long have you been a mom?
Almost 19 yrs

2. How many kids call you mommy?
2

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

4. How old were you when you became a mom?
26


5. How long were you in labor?
A long time with ds1(days), 12 hours ds2


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

7. What's your least favorite thing?
Teenagers

8. Do you want more kids?
NO


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

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?
Ds1 after my dad and grandpa and FIL
Ds2 after my uncle and other grandpa


11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?
4 yrs ago, wedding overnight they were 15 and 12


12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?
3 weeks - ds1 went to Italy and Greece


13. Last movie you saw in theater?
I don't remember


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


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


16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:
Move to a different area

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Tameez
by on Apr. 30, 2013 at 8:22 PM


1. How long have you been a mom? Almost 31 years

2. How many kids call you mommy?   none

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? Not with my first one, but I did with my 2nd and 3rd

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

5. How long were you in labor?  about 5 1/2 hours with each

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom?  Being a mom of adult children is very differnt.  I guess it would be just seeing their face when they visit or when I visit them, their accomplishments and hearing them say "i love you" before I say it. 

7. What's your least favorite thing?  They don't need me anymore

8. Do you want more kids?  No, plus I can't

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

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone?  ehh, my first one has my dad's middle name, my other son has his dad's middle name, my daughter was just something we picked.

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do?  Probably 20 years ago!

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? When they were still living at home probably no more than 4 or 5 days due to a hospital stay.

13. Last movie you saw in theater?  Don't have a clue...probably something we took my granddaughters to see..

14. One thing you will not give up just because you're a mom: I gave up a lot, I did not give up my education (preggo and married at 16)

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: I gave up a lot of friends due to being a mom and wife in high school, I just had to much on my plate and we were doing different things. I had what I wanted, I regret it sometimes now that I didn't keep in touch with some of them however with social media, it's been great finding them all again :)

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:  I would have been more patient, less worried about the house being clean, etc..

redbutterfly666
by Silver Member on Apr. 30, 2013 at 8:27 PM

1.almost 2 years

2.just my ds

3.i knew when i was 10 weeks what i was having but i was in denial lol i had a dream that i was having a baby boy and thats what i got

4.18

5.18 hours

6.CUDDLES!!!

7.tantrums

8.yes i want one or 2 more,depending on how i feel after we have our next one(which wont be for a while)

9.does driving from LA to Sacramento count? lol

10.he's named after a video game character 

11.we've never had a sitter....hopfully on mothers day df's parents will watch ds for a few hours

12.a half an hour....

13.brides maids when i was pregnant

14.dressing how im comfortable..as of right now i cant dress how im comfortable so im pretty miserable

15.nothing really....i didnt do much before i had ds

16.id wait longer

Bloom4ever
by on Apr. 30, 2013 at 9:12 PM


1. How long have you been a mom? 4.5yrs

2. How many kids call you mommy? 3

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? we didn't find out with any of them although I was 99% sure #2 was going to be a girl and she is

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 24

5. How long were you in labor? #1: 19hrs #2: 4hrs and #3: 12hrs

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

7. What's your least favorite thing? seeing my kids in pain (teething)

8. Do you want more kids? yes! #4 is due in Nov

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? yes we drove to Oklahoma (3 day trip due to how often we stopped and spent the nights in a hotel) back in Sept

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? each child has 1 name that's after someone and 1 name we picked out cuz we liked it. #1 is named after my Grandma, #2 is named after my DH's Dad (Ashley) and #3 is named after my DH

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? my Mom watched the girls when my son was born...so about 20months ago

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? from the girls 5 days (when my son was born and with some complications he had afterwards) and from my son about 2hrs when my DH watched the kids and I went to the dentist...

13. Last movie you saw in theater? Iron Man (the 1st 1)

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

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: nothing really...I lived a pretty boring life before I became a Mommy lol

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently: figure out what was going on with my oldest MUCH sooner (found out she's lactose intolerant when she was about 18months...and she has SPD we found out when she was 3yrs old...I knew something was "off" I jus never pushed it...)

brightstar28
by Member on Apr. 30, 2013 at 9:56 PM

1. How long have you been a mom? 4 weeks :)

2. How many kids call you mommy? None right now... he's too little

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

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 29

5. How long were you in labor? 23 hours

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom? The snuggling right now!

7. What's your least favorite thing? The fact that he doesn't sleep at night

8. Do you want more kids? Yep

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip? No

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

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? I haven't had one yet

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? I haven't been away from him yet...

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

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

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: Nothing

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently: Nothing that I can think of

SuperPickle
by Ruby Member on Apr. 30, 2013 at 10:44 PM






1. How long have you been a mom?


11 years

2. How many kids call you mommy?


3 wonderful boys

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


not with the first 2, with the 3rd we decided to peek and were told we were expecitng a girl....and SURPRISE a 3rd boy arrived!

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


21

5. How long were you in labor?


28 hours

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

everything!!

7. What's your least favorite thing?


?? maybe finding someone to watch them if we want to go out, but that has never been too big an issue

8. Do you want more kids?

nope, we are done



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

several, San Diego was our biggest trip, taking the kids on their first flight was fun!

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

A little story about that, our first 2 no true names after someone...but our 3rd, we found out I was pregnant shortly after my grandfather died. We immediately decided that we would have his middle name be Thomas, after my grandpa if it was a boy. Well at my ultrasound we were told it was a girl so we thought nothing more of the boy name... in the summer before he was born people in my family started having dreams of Grandpa saying he was coming home.  (these dreams were unknown to me until after the birth) The night before I went to the hospital my mom had a dream of Grandpa saying he was back....the next morning we were surprised with a beautiful healthy boy....his name, Marshall Thomas! When he came out the dr and nurses knew I was expecting a girl and I heard "who is going to tell her?" My DH stood up and started yelling its Marshall Thomas hon!! Its Marshall Thomas!!! It was the sweetest thing I ever heard! I was so excited to have a third boy to name for my awesome Grandpa!!!


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

My parents watched the kids for 4 days last Feb while DH and I went to Vegas.


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

see above LOL

13. Last movie you saw in theater?

The Hobbit on Christmas Eve(it is our tradition to see a movie on xmas eve)

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

Showers! 

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

I cant say there is anything I gave up. 



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

Nothing so far!

moms rock




TableforSeven
by Judy on Apr. 30, 2013 at 11:38 PM



1. How long have you been a mom? 20.5 years

2. How many kids call you mommy? 5 -- though they rarely say "mommy" anymore

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having? Yes, all 5 times

4. How old were you when you became a mom? 19, 23, 25, 29 and 30

5. How long were you in labor? 9 hours, 10 hours, 21 hours, 14 hours, 90 MINUTES!

6. What's your favorite thing about being a mom? Watching my kids grow up

7. What's your least favorite thing? When my kids are hurt or sick

8. Do you want more kids? No

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

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? The girls all have my middle name, and the boys both have DH's middle name....in English.  DS#1 has a second Hebrew name, named after a dear friend that passed away shortly before we found out we were pregnant with him.

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? The last time we had a sitter was a few days before our move last Sept - DH and I went to a concert DD#1 did lighting for. We have gone out several times since moving - but our kids are fine on their own for a while here.

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)? dH and I took a 10-day trip to Jerusalem for our anniversary a few years ago.  Tough I was away from DH and our 4 younger kids for nearly 3 weeks last Nov/Dec....but I was with DD#1 the whole time.  DD#1 doesn't live with us any more, so it has been a long time with her not here. :-(

13. Last movie you saw in theater? Tron: Legacy

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

15. One thing you did give up now that you're a mom: my sanity ;-)

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently:  I would have eloped with DH sooner....he wanted to elope the day after he proposed - I made us wait 5 months...then we eloped


JoquinsMommie
by on Apr. 30, 2013 at 11:49 PM

1. 2 years

2. 1

3. No I didn't but I did have a dream that I had a boy and it came true

4. 15

5. I had a C-Section 

6. Everything my son puts a smile on my face EVERYDAY

7. ...........

8. No

9. No but hopefully this summer we can take a trip to Disney Land

10. My son is named after my dad and my brother

11. I never had a sitter I'm a SAHM my son goes were I go

12. When I went out w. my mom but it was late night and he was all I can think about so my mother took me back home ::((

13. Last Exorcism

14. Well I have not gave up nothing

15. Nothing

16. I can't really say because I don't regret nothing

ditsyjo
by Gold Member on May. 1, 2013 at 1:51 AM





1. How long have you been a mom?7 and 1/2 years

2. How many kids call you mommy?3 will be 4 in nov

3. When you were pregnant did you know what you were having?with my first 2 3rd I wanted to be surprised...will find out with this one

4. How old were you when you became a mom?25

5. How long were you in labor? 12 hours, 34hours, and 3 weeks

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

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

8. Do you want more kids? depends on if this one is a girl

9. Have you ever taken your kid(s) on a trip?several...my 7 year old and almost 6 yearold have made 14 transatlantic flights a driving tour of western europe and a week long trip to california...

10. Is your kid(s) named after someone? my daughter is named after a child hood friend and older son after my grandfathers

11. When is the last time you had a sitter; What did you do? not counting my mom 2 months ago...my husband and I went to a brazilian resturant with friends

12. What is the longest you have been away from your kid(s)?2 weeks

13. Last movie you saw in theater?the croods

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

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

16. If I could do it over, I'd do this differently: I would have ushed harder to find out what was causing my daughters problems before she started to school

moms rock


 

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