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November 16th, 2010, 06:54 AM
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Hi everyone,

I am new to this site, just looking to make friends with mums of large families as I have 8 children. 4 are in their 20's and 4 little ones aged 8yrs(twin girls), 6yrs girl and 4 yrs boy. My older children include a set of twins as well, they are 21yrs.
I work part time on a maternity ward and hope to eventually train to become a midwife.
I would also like to have another baby!!! and am fed up of other peoples sarcastic comments when they realise how many children I have.


Look forward to talking to you all;


Sheron
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November 16th, 2010, 07:24 AM
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Hello and welcome. I am currently expecting dc #6 AND #7.
Here is a link to a board you might be interested in.
Large Families - JustMommies Message Boards
They really are a wonderful group of ladies.
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November 16th, 2010, 07:38 AM
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Hi! I'm only pg with #2 but wanted to welcome you! My DH is from a large family. He's #1 of 8 and they are a very tight-knit family. We visit his parents at least once a week, along with everyone else and I love the chaos and noise! lol Try to ignore the ignorant comments and check out the large families board!
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November 16th, 2010, 08:45 AM
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Ugh I hate when other people think they know whats right for you. I don't see how its anyone's business how many kids you have/want. Welcome to the board!
I was also going to suggest checking out the large family board here on JM.
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November 16th, 2010, 10:26 AM
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Welcome! Definitely check out the large families board. I'm pregnant with #10(and maybe 11).
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November 16th, 2010, 04:12 PM
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Hi... Congratulations on your large family. I have a large family also. I am a mom of 6, and currently pregnant with twins. My doctor thinks the smaller twin won't make it though, so I'll probably be at a mom of 7. I'm keeping positive thoughts, so we'll see... I can't stand it when people are so judgemental. I am in the same boat as you. I don't want to tell anybody in my family, because they will probably have their little remarks... People can be so frustrating.
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November 16th, 2010, 05:17 PM
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Congrats and welcome!! This baby will only be my second, but my husband and I hope to have at least five children. While his family would probably be fine with that I expect to encounter more than a little judgement from my own side of the family. It's sad because I don't think how many children you have is related to how good of a parent you are. I see a lot of parents of only one or two kids who are raising total brats, while parents of 5+ have wonderful children and close-knit families.
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