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My mom has 5 kids. Four of us don't live at home and can only visit once in a while, never at the same time. She drove into her driveway after work today to see all 5 of us waiting on the front porch. It is her 50th birthday.

#3079 (0) - Sep 26, 2011 10:34 PM by Mugglecat - Family - I agree, I like this too (67) - No, I'm not a fan (2)

"Friends are the family you create."

#3029 (0) - Sep 10, 2011 10:33 AM by A - Family - I agree, I like this too (73) - No, I'm not a fan (4)

Reading your grandmother's diary from when she was 11 years old, and being amazed at the way her childlike wonder, innocence and idealism blends suddenly with wisdom far beyond her age back then.

#3026 (0) - Sep 10, 2011 10:31 AM by A - Family - I agree, I like this too (34) - No, I'm not a fan (2)

That feeling when you can finally hug your son/daughter after they finally come home from the war. And how good it feels to hold them in your arms and know they are okay.

#2868 (0) - Aug 21, 2011 09:52 PM by Anon - Family - I agree, I like this too (33) - No, I'm not a fan (1)

When you realize that your kid has your sense of humor.

#2827 (0) - Aug 19, 2011 04:36 AM by Jane - Family - I agree, I like this too (45) - No, I'm not a fan (3)

Seeing parts of yourself in your child.

#2778 (0) - Aug 13, 2011 07:47 PM by JJ - Family - I agree, I like this too (46) - No, I'm not a fan (6)

When the sibling you fought with as a kid becomes one of your best friends as you grow up.

#2760 (0) - Aug 12, 2011 06:37 PM by JJ - Family - I agree, I like this too (79) - No, I'm not a fan (2)

Having an older sibling come home from college.

#2754 (0) - Aug 9, 2011 08:43 PM by JJ - Family - I agree, I like this too (49) - No, I'm not a fan (1)

A big hug from your mom.

#2746 (0) - Aug 8, 2011 10:30 PM by Grace - Family - I agree, I like this too (84) - No, I'm not a fan (5)

When you hear your autistic son say words for the first time.

#2740 (0) - Aug 7, 2011 12:40 AM by Anon - Family - I agree, I like this too (67) - No, I'm not a fan (4)

When your two-year old little brother runs to you, arms outstretched for a hug, yelling "SIS!!!" after a long, hard day at work. You scoop him up, hold his little form tight and forget about everything else.

#2731 (0) - Nov 19, 4026 01:12 PM by Anonymous - Family - I agree, I like this too (48) - No, I'm not a fan (4)

Watching kids have fun at their sports games.

#2677 (0) - Jul 28, 2011 12:33 PM by sportybears - Family - I agree, I like this too (28) - No, I'm not a fan (3)

Knowing your family won't judge you even if they can't understand you.

#2614 (0) - Nov 19, 6766 01:10 PM by heaaasta - Family - I agree, I like this too (54) - No, I'm not a fan (8)

Your mom's sweet voice and hug.

#2594 (0) - Jul 9, 2011 10:08 PM by Gg - Family - I agree, I like this too (69) - No, I'm not a fan (3)

Listening to your grandparents tell stories.

#2573 (0) - Jul 6, 2011 11:25 AM by Mace - Family - I agree, I like this too (77) - No, I'm not a fan (3)

The look on a relatives face when you tell them how much you really love them.

#2473 (0) - Jun 9, 2011 01:04 PM by lila - Family - I agree, I like this too (41) - No, I'm not a fan (0)

Spending the day doing absolutely nothing.

#2416 (0) - Jun 1, 2011 07:50 PM by JJ - Family - I agree, I like this too (53) - No, I'm not a fan (21)

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