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October 29th, 2012, 12:16 PM
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Have any of your kids expressed a desire to follow in your footsteps and have a large family?
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October 29th, 2012, 12:19 PM
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nope.

I can picture my #2 with a bunch, and probably #4, but no way my oldest wants a crew and I don't think it's for #3. I don't know about my youngest.
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October 29th, 2012, 12:48 PM
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Jayde is the only one who has mentioned anything about kids, and she said she only wants 1. That's fine with me, but it kinda hurts my feelings in a way too because it makes me feel like she doesn't like our family and she's only 9!
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October 29th, 2012, 12:57 PM
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#1 doesn't want any! Neither did I! The rest I could see having some or a bunch. #6 always gathers up arm loads of stuffed animals and says they are his kids.
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October 29th, 2012, 05:16 PM
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#1 has gone back and forth from only adopting a girl to having 3 girls to "Who says I'm having any kids"
#2 has always said he "Wants to be a dad"
The rest are still too little, but I think my #5 may follow in Mommies footsteps.....maybe #6 too, but she's still really little. They are both very caring, nurturing, loving, helpful little girls. So are the rest (girls, boys), but you know what I mean.
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October 29th, 2012, 05:26 PM
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#1 probably won't have kids.

#2 has always said, since she was 2, that she did not want to have kids. Once when she was 3 she asked me how she could get married, I told her and she was like "no, I can't cause I don't want kids". I told her when she was older she could take a pill that would stop her from getting pregnant...no way was I explaining condoms. She still says that, but she is so good with kids.

#3 will give me grandbabies, how many I guess will be up to his wife.

#4 would be the one most likely to have a bunch.

#5 he wants triplets so I guess anything is possible.

#6 I don't know, she'll be a mom though.

The next two are kinda you...
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October 30th, 2012, 05:25 AM
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I expect all my children will have kids, how many is up to them and their spouse, no one has necessarily expressed a desire to have a large family.
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October 30th, 2012, 05:53 AM
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I imagine that all my kids will want children. #1 says that she doesn't want more than 1. I tell her all the time that I don't think that's fair to the child. She used to say she wanted 4 or 5, but we shall see. I think she may change her tune once she gets older. #2 is the one I could see with the most kids. #3 would probably have kids, but I could see it being utter chaos so I wouldn't imagine more than 1-2. #4 is too young to determine. And #5 is still in utero so I can't say.
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October 30th, 2012, 12:33 PM
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My oldest is a boy but he says he wants quite a few

My second is a girl and she wants a bunch. She even has names picked out.

They both want to adopt as well.

My third is only 3 and youngest is 11 months so not sure with them
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October 31st, 2012, 01:52 PM
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#1 definitely wants a large family she tells me all the time lol

#2 has said lots she only want 1-2

#3 will have babies but I don't think she will have lots though

#4 is only 9mo so who knows lol
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October 31st, 2012, 05:17 PM
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My oldest has said she wants to "grow up and be a mommy just like me" but none of the kids have expressed anything in regards to how many kids.

I could see kid #3 being a dad. He's always playing house and he's good with his little sister.
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November 3rd, 2012, 05:58 PM
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I think my oldest will have kids, but probably only a couple. I suspect she will follow in my SAHM footsteps though, she told me the other day, "I want to be a scientist and a doctor, but I can't because then I wouldn't have enough time for my kids" , but who knows, she's only five! lol.

I think my son (next oldest) will have a larger family though. Any time I ask him what he wants to be when he grows up, he says, "A daddy like my daddy" (he's 3.5)
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not yet. Nolan wants four kids and Elizabeth wants a set of boy/girl twins. Thats about it so far
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