Real Moms Confess: I Felt Like a Mom When I...

From the first coo to the first flu, these women share the moment they really felt like a mom (28 Photos)

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Real Moms Confess: I Felt Like a Mom When I...

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In Mom's Arms

I realized I was "mommy" when Josie cried while in my mom's arms; my mom handed her back to me and said she needs her mommy. Josie immediately stopped crying. I realized I was Mommy! I was the one who was going to take her hurts away throughout her life. It was an amazing feeling.

- Jen, mom of one, Minneapolis, MN

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