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June 2nd, 2009, 09:45 AM
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Good day ladies .
I may be joining this board eventually LOL. I really want to have a third one but DH isn't ready. He wants to wait possibly 4 years oh geez . Anyway that would make my youngest 6 or 7. That seems like a really big age gap. Do you ladies think that makes things harder? My first two are only 22 months apart so 7 years of course seems large . What were some good and bad to waiting a while between children? Are you glad you did it or would you have rather had them closer? I guess some pro's and con's. I am thinking that the gap would mean my older two could fend for themselves a bit more and be more helpful but I would worry they would feel left out. Could there be jealousy issues? Gosh I just don't know. Anyway ladies thanks for any insight you might have.
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June 2nd, 2009, 01:46 PM
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welcome... I'm Tami 36 wife to Glenn 35,,, mother to Corina ( cori ) 15 step mom to Sydney 4 1/2 & one on the way,,, with a c/s sed,, for 25 jun 09...

Idk i never planned on having more kids myself,,, but well it happened,,, I'm ok with it,,, sometimes i get sad or upset for my daughter is now able to watch herself,,, Now i have to change a baby again.....

But i honesty know these fellings of dought will go away once i have the baby in my arms,,,

The only thing we have found so far is EVERYONE saying AWWW you have a built in babysitter... It got OLD really quick... but other than that i think it's a great tool for teaching my daughter WHAT not to do....

Well i wanna say ,, here's to hoping you get what you want
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June 2nd, 2009, 06:13 PM
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My girls are 5 years apart & I really thought it would be an issue but it hasn't been yet. They don't have a lot in common but Ari (my older dd) LOVES teaching her lil' sister new things & that itself brings them together.

It's not always a bad thing.
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