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Being a first time mom has its fears already, but there are many ways to prepare for being a young mom.

Being a mom before 21 adds a whole new set of fears.

It’s a blessing but it’s also a scary thing.

No one can fully prepare you for what’s about to happen or fully inform you how much it’s going to change your life, but I can give you some tips and hints on what to expect.

I wish I had someone to walk along side of me.

I was in a relationship with a guy who lived 200 miles away attending college and I had just finished cosmetology school.

All of my friends were single, going to college, launching a career, and having no other responsibilities other than their own.

So, use these ways to to prepare for being a young mom and you should do just fine.

1. Take a Deep Breath

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It is all going to be ok!

If you can take this piece of new mom advice, you're going to be just fine.

2. YoUr Decisions No Longer Affect Just You

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Come to the realization that the life you lived is going to completely revolve around someone else.

3. Smile

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You are part of the most beautiful process in the whole world - growing a special little person inside of you.

Not every one has the privilege of saying, β€˜I Did That!’

4. Know You Are Not Alone

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You will have family or friends or new support from outside sources for those times you feel loneliest and totally overwhelmed.

5. It's Not a Burden

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I use to think having a child so young was a burden.

I missed out on so much, so I thought.

Then I realized that when I'm 40, my child will be my friend.

I will still be young and can be a cool grandma and have many more years to enjoy my child’s life.

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