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How many of you want/have a big family?

I am wondering-- because it seems that for a while a lot of people had 0-2 kids... now it seems a lot of people are having or wanting larger families. My husband and I (32 and 33) have 2 and are looking forward to 2 or 3 more kids! We've always wanted a large family and 4 or 5 kids, heck or even 6 sounds like fun... (and I know a lot of work.. but so worth it)...
What is your age range and how many kiddos do you all have/want? Why do you want a large family?

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newmamanew2town

Asked by newmamanew2town at 8:18 PM on Feb. 2, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I have 1, I want more. But right now I am single so we will see...
    I don't want more than 4
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 8:19 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • I am 39. I have 6. I always wanted at least 5. Got my wish! lol I just love kids. We would have one or two more but I am not sure that is going to happen. We've been trying for 3 years & had 2 miscarriages so...maybe this is all we will have. I was an only child so I always wanted a large family.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:19 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • We have three, I am 32, he is 34. I would love to have two more, but we are still talking about it. I grew up one of five and I love that i have so many siblings.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 8:20 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • It seems to me that people who have larger families or come from them - usually seem happy and usually very connected and seem very giving and nice...
    newmamanew2town

    Answer by newmamanew2town at 8:22 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • What? 2 doesn't qualify? Guess I'm out... 2 is all I can handle financially, so 2 it's gonna be. Im done! haha
    lowencope

    Answer by lowencope at 8:22 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • I have one child now but I would love to have more!!! I was 1 of 5 children and I loved loved loved growing up with my siblings there was always something going on! When I moved out of my parents house I cried almost everyday because it was too quite and no comotion! My husband is 1 of 3 pretty close in ages and he liked growing up with his siblings. We never really discussed how many children we would like to have but I think 3 or 4 would be great!
    mrsmamaj

    Answer by mrsmamaj at 8:23 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • both me and my boyfriend come from big families..He had 9 brothers/sisters..and I only have 4 but I have a huge extended family. I always dreamed about having between 3-6 kids. TOgether we have 3 already and we're working on adding atleast 2 more to our family :)
    SweetPoison

    Answer by SweetPoison at 8:24 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • 5 boys and 1 girl I wanted a girl so I ended up with all these boys before she came. I can't have any more,but for some strange reason i wish I would of had aleast two more boys..
    officerdouglas

    Answer by officerdouglas at 8:26 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • As far as kids go, I had two with my ex, now helping DH to raise his two (mine are moved out) We can't have anymore, even though I'd love to.
    I do have a fairly large family though, only two sisters, but I've got 48 first cousins.
    daisy521

    Answer by daisy521 at 8:31 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

  • i have one,its hard do to the fact he is very wild,i think all i want is him because i cant stay at home forever and if i have more im adding another 5 years,i never wanted a big family ever,but i hear its so much fun :P
    BUSYLOVINGHIM

    Answer by BUSYLOVINGHIM at 8:32 PM on Feb. 2, 2010

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