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does having more than one child make someone a "better" mother than a person who has only had one child?

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Asked by shay1130 at 8:55 AM on Sep. 3, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I dont think so, it is about how you raise your child/children, not about how many you have

    Answer by mum-to-a-cutie at 8:55 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • While it may make them more experienced with different situations, it doesn't make them better. There are, of course, both good and bad parents with any number of children.

    Answer by caseyandkids at 8:57 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • confusedAhhhh, NO

    makes you the mom you already are just with more or less kids


    Answer by fiatpax at 8:57 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Nope.......just makes you have more kids.

    Answer by colethky at 9:00 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • no.

    Answer by Zoeyis at 9:01 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Nope You can have 30 kids & still be a crappy mom..

    Its not the number of children you have, but how you love, care & raise them

    I only one on child & I know some moms (like my own) who had three & suck as parents....

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 9:02 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • I don't think so sweetie.I had 3 boys and I made mistakes with all 3.Wouldn't it be nice if they came with instruction manuals? : )

    Answer by bvannkissy at 9:04 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • No, but you do become more practiced and less anxious about minor things.

    Answer by missingruth at 9:07 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • of course not and dont let no one make you feel that way.

    Answer by mekarevell at 9:09 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • No, I think it means she has more kids! Honestly speaking, it can be looked at both ways. A mother with more than one child will have a broader range of experience with different situations, but at the same time she will have less one on one time with each child. Honestly, I don't think how many kids impacts what kind of mom you are at all.

    Answer by mommy11260 at 9:10 AM on Sep. 3, 2010

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