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My Mother's Day Story #NationalSuperMomsDay

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I was pregnant with my daughter (my bunso) when I started working as a freelance writer. I was 21 years old back then. I wanted to help my husband in saving money for my labor and hospital expenses. My husband doesn't earn much as a painter for a construction company thus I wanted to help him badly. I never told my client that I was pregnant because I was afraid that she would reject me once she discovered. Nine months later, she was so surprised when I revealed that I gave birth. I wasn't able to finish my remaining tasks and haven't answered her emails for a week. Still she decided to keep me. I continued working a month later. I knew I needed to earn extra cash for my kids' growing needs. I have my two year old son and my baby who constantly needs diaper, vitamins, and milk. It was very challenging and stressful. I work and take care of my kids at the same time. I take care of them in the day, catch some work when they were taking a nap or playing, and working some…