We have two wonderful beautiful healthy children. Why do I feel the need to have another? Like an overwhelming need, not just a thought or two about adding to the family. We have talked about possibly trying next year but my husband is not at complete peace with the idea, he worries about the financial aspect of adding another to the family. I respect him for that, but the want just does not go away. Our youngest will be turning three in a few months.
Has this happened to anyone else?
Have any of you struggled with this and then finally decided it was for the best not to add to the family?
Asked by Anonymous at 9:19 PM on Nov. 1, 2009 in Relationships
Answer by Anonymous at 9:34 PM on Nov. 1, 2009
Answer by ambr2006 at 9:56 PM on Nov. 1, 2009
Ugh, expensive to raise kids! Only if you make it expensive. If your kids have to have designer clothes and 500 dollar birthday parties for toddlers. You can raise kids just fine with regular clothes, and family birthdays. My kids are amazing and we cannot afford to do a lot for them, but they are happy and well adjusted. They know they are worth more than the shoes they are wearing and the latest gadgets. As long as you can provide the basics, I wouldn't worry about it. And no the basics does not have to include a college fund! I refuse to pay for my children's education out right. I will help them, but I will not foot the bill. IF they really want it, they can earn it, it will mean more and they will get more out of it. Trust me, I saw so many people given an education who wasted it. I had to fight tooth and nail to be in school and I understood the privilege that it was.
Answer by Anonymous at 10:02 PM on Nov. 1, 2009
Answer by JackieGirl007 at 10:47 PM on Nov. 1, 2009
Answer by mumma28 at 11:21 PM on Nov. 1, 2009
Answer by mamie2shoes at 2:27 PM on Nov. 3, 2009
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