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October 21st, 2010, 12:55 PM
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I just noticed once again that if people post a family pic of their kids, I automatically count heads. I just counted Christie Casons kids....TWICE, even though I know there are 16 of them.

And speaking of counting kids, do you count heads when you're out and about? I think I constantly count to five, and a while ago I was in church with only 3 kids (two weren't feeling well) I kept looking around for the rest, untill I remembered I didn't take them.

Anyways, are you all head counters?
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October 21st, 2010, 01:26 PM
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I am constantly counting heads, even though I only have 4.
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October 21st, 2010, 04:11 PM
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I don't really do head count but more often than not I will do a role call...LOL

Beth, Belle, Micah, Layton, Asher I get alot of odd looks when I do this too
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October 21st, 2010, 04:32 PM
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I do a roll call in my head.
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October 21st, 2010, 05:06 PM
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I do roll call, too, more than count...
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October 21st, 2010, 05:24 PM
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I do both head count and roll call, depends on my mood and the moods of my dc.
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October 21st, 2010, 05:40 PM
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LOL! I also counted Christie's kids! Too funny!

I always do headcounts with the four kids, my friends thinks its funny, but its just a reflex now
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October 21st, 2010, 07:12 PM
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lol I did that to. If there is no picture or how many kids in the siggy. I have to rack my brains trying to remember how many kids they have.

I am the same way when I am out and about.
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October 22nd, 2010, 04:30 AM
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I counted her kids too I always do that when I see a picture of a large family, even if they've already mentioned how many kids they have.

I guess I don't count my own kids because 2 of them are older. But I do have that sense of something's wrong if I'm anywhere without one of the younger 2
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October 22nd, 2010, 07:41 AM
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yep, I count heads all the time.
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October 22nd, 2010, 11:25 AM
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lol, I knew I couldn't be the only one that did this.
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October 22nd, 2010, 08:16 PM
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I am always counting heads
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October 23rd, 2010, 08:27 PM
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Wow, I do that all the time and when 1 is gone at friends school what ever I fill uneasy like I know somethings missing and have to keep telling myself oh there not here, theres only 3 but when we are not all together and ever when its just me and hubby I fill as if I have lost something, you that filling when you know you have forgot/left/missing something
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October 25th, 2010, 03:01 PM
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I count my kids all the time.

I also count other peoples' kids. That one drives hubby nuts...he can just look at me and know what I am doing. Sometimes he even tells me to not get any "ideas".
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October 25th, 2010, 05:49 PM
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Yep, I'm a head counter. I do it almost constantly when we are out and about.

I also freak out if we go somewhere w/o the kids. I keep looking in the back of the van checking on them and their not there. It's also weird if I don't have to load or unload someone into a car seat. They must have me trained, lol!
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