Quoting Shannonsfirst:" Why be aggravated by it? Who cares! You ARE a teenage mom...and Im and OLD mom Own it girl!"
Quoting Yurvon [♥]:" I would have just said Im a mom, not a teen mom. I am a mom and a teen they dont need to be put together. Im glad that you think like this. "
Quoting Amber*MommaOfTwo:" People judged me a lot with my daughter. Labor and delivery never told me anything. They looked at my ... [snip!] ... being so involved with what was going on. It felt nice, until we were discharged and I was the "kid" carrying around a baby."
Quoting NoahsSuperMom!:" I just don't like to consider myself a teen mom because everyone assumes that I live on welfare & ... [snip!] ... on welfare & don't take care of my son. Idk it just annoys me that people just think I am supossed to be a horrible mom.."But youre not! Thats the best think you can do, is show them that you are taking care of your son and doing the right things. teenager or not, youre a mother and a good one.
Quoting noraGmommy:" I understand what you mean. I am 26 and III get comments like that. Sadly, I think it's become the norm- ... [snip!] ... taking it as a positive praise instead? Teaching your child and spending time together is incredible and it is awesome of you!"
Quoting NoahsSuperMom!:" Yeah luckily I knew most of the nurses so they were awesome. Yeah someone came up to me at a WIC appointment ... [snip!] ... mom and I am sorry you are going to have to raise another child when you thought you were done. WTF? Who says stuff like that? "
Quoting Yurvon [♥]:" I would have said no I plan to raise my kid myself. "