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#1 of 18 Old 11-01-2007, 03:22 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello everyone. I have been lurking around here trying to absorb as much as I can from all of the Moms My name is Jaime, I am 29 years old, happily married to my DH of two years, Bryan. We have no kids yet, which is why I started lurking here on the boards, I hope it is okay to post here even if I do not have children. I am excited to have children one day, but for now I am a Mommy to three furkids, Cornflake, BooBerry and CocoaPuffs, all cats.

I have my degree in Elementary Education, K-6, however, I felt that I was being called to better serve women and children in crisis situations. So I now manage a Domestic Violence Center in my town. It is a very hard job, and I work long hours, but it is very fullfilling on an emotional and spitual level.

Nice to meet everyone!

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Hi, Jaime. Welcome! You're not the only person to post here who doesn't yet have children--we're happy to have you!
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Welcome to MDC!:

Mom of 8 children 4 Boys : and 4 girls :2 dogs named Kibblez and Brook , sadly miss my Husband that passed 03/03/2007 !Trully Miss my Brother Joey that passed on 3/25/09..Sadly miss my dearest son T.J that passed 1/19/2014 forever in my heart!
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Wow- working in DV is hard. I was on the other end of DV counseling a few years ago.

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Welcome to MDC - this is a great place! I wish I'd found it before I had kids as well (instead of when baby #2 was 8 months old)...there are some things I would definitely have done differently if I'd had the information and support you can find here at MDC.

Glad you are here!
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wow! how awesome of the job you are doing!
You're off to a great start b4 babies. I always kick myself thinking how I wish I had found this community sooner.
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Any misspellings or grammatical errors in the above statement are intentional;
they are placed there for the amusement of those who like to point them out.
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Wow- working in DV is hard. I was on the other end of DV counseling a few years ago.
It is very hard, but very rewarding. I can't imagine not working there now, I feel great that I can look in the mirror and know I am doing something good for someone else. DH and I know we will never be rich : But that isn't what it is about for us.

Thanks so much for the welcomes I really like it here so far, I am learning a lot! I really like the Mindful Home Management section. My husband and I are excited to make cleaners, etc, that are better for the environment.

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