Log In Sign Up

How many


Forum: Large Families

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Large Families LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #21  
November 16th, 2004, 11:54 AM
Member
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 18
I wanted 8. Everything went great with the first 3. Then, I had a complete previa with the 4th that ended up an emergency c section. I had a repeat section with my 5th, who was born with a complex congenital heart defect. He's wonderful now, but had open heart at 5 months old. Number 6 kind of snuck up on me. I'm thinking that this is it. Dh has mentioned the V word.
__________________
April
mom to
Tyler 12
Nikkie 10
Elizabeth 7
Gracie 4
Thomas 2
Reply With Quote
  #22  
November 16th, 2004, 03:32 PM
Cindermella
Guest
Posts: n/a
I wanted one
Mike wanted 6

but having kids is like eating peanuts
Its hard to stop
Reply With Quote
  #23  
November 16th, 2004, 03:51 PM
mineforever's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 2,003
Quote:
Originally posted by Cindermella@Nov 16 2004, 04:32 PM
but having kids is like eating peanuts
Its hard to stop
<div align="right"><{POST_SNAPBACK}>
[/quote]


cute saying!!! and soo true! lol
__________________
~Charity - SAHM to 6 Monkeys and expecting #7!!

Reply With Quote
  #25  
November 18th, 2004, 10:48 AM
Member
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 33
Well, when we were married, we wanted two. So we had our first, then I got pregnant for our second, which turned out to be twins, so then we had three. But I guess I lost a few brain neurons somewhere and decided I wanted one more. So now we have 4.

Well, now I'm pregnant a third time since our 4th trying to have our 5th child.

Can it be said that having kids is like eating Lay's potato chips, you can't have just one??? or even a few?

Well, it can for us...I guess. But 5 kids is where we're stopping. For sure.
__________________
Wife to DH Michael
DD Katelyn, 12/17/99
DS Joshua, DD Breanna, 1/1/01
DD Kristyn, 2/22/03
Angel Baby Kendall, went to heaven at 19 wks gestation,
12/01/03
Reply With Quote
  #26  
December 16th, 2004, 06:52 PM
proudmommyof5's Avatar Veteran
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 177
I always wanted four. Now I'm pregnant with #5. I wouldn't mind one more but after that no more kids!
__________________

Mommy to DD 9, DS 7, DD 5,
DD 2, & baby Gabriel Reid

Reply With Quote
  #27  
December 21st, 2004, 10:12 AM
mamaB's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 2,528
My heart wants 4. My wallet says 2. My compromise is probably 3.

Time will tell!
__________________
Carpe Diem
Reply With Quote
  #28  
December 21st, 2004, 12:07 PM
AuntieFromBama
Guest
Posts: n/a
I want about 10. I want to have a house full.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
January 8th, 2005, 03:02 PM
meandmy5girls's Avatar Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 534
I always said I wanted 4 or 5; I have four, thinking about WHEN for #5, and we'll see after that!!! Children sure are addictive little creatures!!!
__________________
<span style="font-family:Arial Narrow">Proud Mama of the Spectacular 6...

Samreen - 10
Mariam - 8
Raabia - 6
Aminah - 4
Yasmeen - 2...and...
Emaan, born 8/10/08; 7 lbs., 11 oz., 19.5 in...born in my Sienna!
</span>




Reply With Quote
  #30  
January 14th, 2005, 02:27 PM
Member
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 20
4--now that I have more than that I'm happy though!
Reply With Quote
  #31  
February 26th, 2005, 11:21 AM
Frelle's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 6,869
Send a message via ICQ to Frelle Send a message via AIM to Frelle Send a message via Yahoo to Frelle
I have always wanted a large family. I had no idea I would meet a man who would also want a large family. When people ask how many we want to have, I say as many as God gives us, my husband's standard answer is 6 or 8.

We will be adopting as well, you never know if suddenly you might stop being fertile, you know? I want to bear several more children, but we have our hearts set on adopting domestically and internationally. Next child will be through adoption, and probably from China, a toddler/preschool girl.

So far, my children are all 2 yrs 11 months apart!
__________________

Thank you BAM for my signature!!

Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:38 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0