Shamirah Age: 28 Year you graduated high school: 2005 Year you found out you were pregnant: 2009 and 2012 Number of children: 2 The Uh Oh Moment: I was working overnight maintenance at Walmart when I found out I was pregnant; I took a pregnancy test right off the shelf (shh, don’t tell anyone, lol), went in … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #13; Fearless Mom: Shamirah
Name: Kimberly Fobbs Age: 28 Year you graduated high school: 2004 Year you found out you were pregnant: 2008 Number of children: 2 The Uh Oh Moment: I found out I was pregnant during my third semester at Fulton Montgomery Community College. I remember specifically my roommate told me in March 2008 that she had … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #10; Fearless Mom: Kimberly Fobbs
I can't tell if I'm repeating the sins of my father because I've never seen his sins in person. I wonder how differently I would have turned out with his influence? Do I have the will in me to leave something I care about behind? Is abandonment embedded in my DNA? Is it a dormant … Continue reading No Mirror
Jane Smith Name: Anonymous Age: 16 Year you graduated high school: Still in high school Year you found out you were pregnant: 2012 Number of children: 1 The Uh Oh Moment: I was 15 when I found out I was pregnant. I was at school with an old friend in the bathroom; she had … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #7; Fearless Mom: Jane Smith
So I decide to take a ride on NYC's underrated treasure; le Staten Island Ferry. As we are docking into the step-borough, a father of 4 stands next to me and my lovely company. He is having quite a time getting the kids on one accord. The two girls go off and have a conversation … Continue reading Tantrum: Ferry Full of Spectators
My strength is and will always be me. Everything I do is for my daughter of course, but how can you take care of someone else without taking care of you first.
So let me paint the scene. An Asian mom gets on the train with two kids and a rather big book bag (not a purse or stylish tote bag...a book bag). The girl, age 2 at the most, is being carried and sits on the mom's lap. The boy, 4 or 5 years old, is … Continue reading Picture. Perfect?
Name: Saray Garcia Age: 19 Graduated high school: June 2012 Number of children: 1 Pregnancy Scare: October 2010 The Uh-Oh Moment: Back in 2009, Sept 22nd to be exact, I started dating a young man named Carlos. As a young teen I yearned for the attention and love I lacked. We dated for a little over a year and I got pregnant in … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #2; Fearless Mom: Saray
Daneka McRae Age: 29 Graduated from high school in 2002 Pregnancy Scare in August 2003 Born in Brooklyn, NY; now raising two sons in Massachusetts with a right-hand woman, a backyard, and a porch. Her story is coming soon....