how many children is the right number to have?

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Michelle - posted on 07/28/2009

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That's up to you! Everybody is different and handles kids differently. After my 2nd I told my husband that was it. We both agree that just having our 2 daughters completes our little family!

Sabrina - posted on 07/28/2009

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For me I have 6 right now but in the future would like 1 or 2 more. I was 1 of 3 and my husband was 1 of 2. But we both want a big family. I would have a lot more if we could afford it. Right now things are good. The only reason I am waiting is because my youngest will be 1 on saturday and we are going to start buying a house next year and we would need to get one with more rooms. right now we have the rooms full. 2 boys, 3 girls, grandma, and then baby in ours. But it is up to you and your husband and not anyone else howmany kids you have. I have heard too many times poeple telling me its time to stop. I will when I fell I am ready.

Amanda - posted on 07/28/2009

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I agree with the other ladies, it really depends on how many you can handle. For instance, my mother had two because my father traveled a lot and she had "two hands, one for each of us".

For me, because my husband does not travel much, I would love to have 3, but am afraid of the "middle child syndrome", so I'll probably have 2. But whatever God deems the right amount.

Stevie - posted on 07/28/2009

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as many as you feel is the right number to have i origanlly wanted only 3 but my husband wants a big family i dont really but were thinking of haveing 2 to 3 more kids but some ppls right number of kids could be 1 or 20 that is something you as a women will know if you have the feeling to have more kids then try if that is what you and your husband/partner want together

Lindsay - posted on 07/28/2009

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I'd say however many you can afford and keep your sanity with. I don't think there is a perfect number. My mom was in a family of nine kids and if any one of them weren't there it just wasn't right. My dad was one of four kids and that was right for them. I grew up in a family with 3 kids and now I have 2 of my own and am done. There is no right or wrong number, just what works for you and your family. =)

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Natasha - posted on 07/28/2009

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I want 6.. :) that is my perfect number I think.

Its a personal choice in the end.

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