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MissMillie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-09-07 01:25 PM
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20. having a child at any age is very stressful
but your point is well taken.
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  -My daughter's friends keep getting pregnant. jobycom  Jul-09-07 12:39 PM   #0 
  - If only your daughter could see how this friend will live in a few years  Zywiec   Jul-09-07 12:46 PM   #1 
  - I think she's wise about that.  jobycom   Jul-09-07 12:57 PM   #8 
     - make sure she knows godparent does not mean "free babysitter"  AllegroRondo   Jul-09-07 01:20 PM   #18 
        - Yeah, you just nailed my biggest concern about that.  jobycom   Jul-09-07 01:35 PM   #22 
  - I'd make certain she has easy access to birth control.  LaraMN   Jul-09-07 12:47 PM   #2 
  - I'll do that when she starts dating, though I plan to  jobycom   Jul-09-07 01:05 PM   #12 
  - She doesn't have to be dating.  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-09-07 01:47 PM   #24 
  - Give me some credit, eh?  jobycom   Jul-09-07 02:02 PM   #28 
  - "Advice" + "Thoughts on the subject" = my post  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-09-07 02:28 PM   #31 
  - I'm gonna echo that  lwfern   Jul-09-07 03:40 PM   #35 
  - If you wait until she starts dating, it may be too late. Start talking to  Arkansas Granny   Jul-09-07 02:15 PM   #30 
  - doesn't take dating to make babies.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jul-09-07 03:23 PM   #33 
  - SMART ENOUGH TO WAIT -  mzteris   Jul-09-07 05:12 PM   #45 
  - Once my daughter hits the teen years  xmas74   Jul-09-07 04:24 PM   #39 
  - I'll second that one  AZDemDist6   Jul-09-07 06:33 PM   #50 
  - You're doing the right thing. Keep an eye on her and her  Midlodemocrat   Jul-09-07 12:50 PM   #3 
  - My daughter's friends do also, but she is 20 and two years out of high school.  Left Is Write   Jul-09-07 12:50 PM   #4 
  - the best birth control in the world is watching small children  bleedingheart   Jul-09-07 12:52 PM   #6 
  - She talks to me, but not as much to her mother.  jobycom   Jul-09-07 01:03 PM   #10 
  - I don't think 14 year olds really make the connection between sex and pregnancy, or even  jobycom   Jul-09-07 01:09 PM   #15 
  - The peer's pregnancy is a good platform for talking about how hard it is to be a parent  Gormy Cuss   Jul-09-07 12:51 PM   #5 
  - I think the rules are important  MissMillie   Jul-09-07 12:53 PM   #7 
  - That's what I see with her friend, and her cousin.  jobycom   Jul-09-07 01:13 PM   #16 
  - Having worked in a facility for pregnant teenagers  China_cat   Jul-09-07 01:01 PM   #9 
  - babies = constant need  bleedingheart   Jul-09-07 01:06 PM   #13 
  - Have you talked to her about what she thinks?  bleedingheart   Jul-09-07 01:03 PM   #11 
  - I haven't had the chance, but I plan to.  jobycom   Jul-09-07 01:30 PM   #21 
  - I hope she gives it up for adoption instead  CatholicEdHead   Jul-09-07 01:08 PM   #14 
  - I have no problem at all with abortion.  jobycom   Jul-09-07 01:20 PM   #17 
  - One more bit of unsolicited advice  lwfern   Jul-09-07 04:10 PM   #36 
  - Having a child at such a young age is very stressful  Lars39   Jul-09-07 01:22 PM   #19 
     - having a child at any age is very stressful  MissMillie   Jul-09-07 01:25 PM   #20 
  - When I was that age all the girls at Catholic school got pregnant  undeterred   Jul-09-07 01:40 PM   #23 
  - I guess the Catholic school lived up to its name  CatholicEdHead   Jul-09-07 01:59 PM   #27 
  - Really ironic, isn't it?  undeterred   Jul-09-07 02:12 PM   #29 
  - Uh oh...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jul-09-07 05:19 PM   #46 
     - Elmhurst IL  undeterred   Jul-09-07 06:01 PM   #47 
  - make sure your daughter can see and will work toward a future for herself  Scout   Jul-09-07 01:47 PM   #25 
  - I had several friends get pregnant when I was that age  skygazer   Jul-09-07 01:49 PM   #26 
  - There isn't an easy answer...we have a similar situation here...  reyd reid reed   Jul-09-07 02:32 PM   #32 
  - yes, it's very scary!  jobycom   Jul-10-07 12:59 PM   #52 
  - Maybe they should keep their legs closed, and probably play team sports for good measure  JVS   Jul-09-07 03:26 PM   #34 
  - I can't think of too many team sports  lwfern   Jul-09-07 04:12 PM   #37 
     - Team Yogic Flying  JVS   Jul-09-07 04:18 PM   #38 
  - My daughter is 19 and still doesn't have sex  Inchworm   Jul-09-07 04:45 PM   #40 
  - I took my girls to Planned Parenthood and  NC_Nurse   Jul-09-07 04:56 PM   #41 
  - Move.  mzteris   Jul-09-07 04:59 PM   #42 
  - Delete  SarahBelle   Jul-09-07 05:06 PM   #43 
  - I have a 15 year old daughter.  SarahBelle   Jul-09-07 05:06 PM   #44 
  - A horrific outcome is not guaranteed.  Jed Dilligan   Jul-09-07 06:11 PM   #48 
  - If you can do it without alienating your daughter  BlackVelvet04   Jul-09-07 06:24 PM   #49 
  - if they aren't religious, why do they need a godmother?  QuestionAll   Jul-09-07 06:49 PM   #51 
 

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