Real Life Stories, From Real Life Women

Jasmine

Jasmine & Clèmentine

Before Mama’s House, I was 18 years old, stubborn and the perfect example of a screw up. I had dropped out of school and was not working. I was going out with “so called” friends and experimenting with drugs to see how high I could get. Then I fell in love and became pregnant....
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Lorraine

Lorraine

When I was a young girl, my dad was always in and out of prison. Mom worked hard to support my siblings and me, and I did well in school until the 8th grade when suddenly she didn’t seem to care that I was hanging out with friends after dark, or spending the night away. I found...
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Destiny-Eli

Destiny & Eli

Destiny’s Story In October 2013 while living in Victorville, I lost my job, my boyfriend lost his job, and my mom lost hers. It was quite stressful, I was tired and listless and by the end of the month thinking I might be pregnant. What if I was? What would I do? My life...
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Heather-Jayden

Heather & Jayden

Heather’s Story Before Mama’s House, I was going about life very carelessly with no direction or plan for the future. My lifestyle included unprotected sex with my boyfriend and it wasn’t long before I knew something was not right. A visit to Planned Parenthood confirmed my...
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