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July 16th, 2011, 09:21 PM
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What's it like having a big family? I'm planning on having one and am wondering what your daily life is like?
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July 16th, 2011, 09:43 PM
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Indescribable, lol. Busy. Wonderful.
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July 16th, 2011, 10:08 PM
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Really the routine is the same as when I only had one child, everything just takes longer to do and clean up after, and you're outnumbered when things start going wrong
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July 16th, 2011, 10:38 PM
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Messy, loud, yet exciting and fulfilling. Go for it girl!
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July 18th, 2011, 11:21 AM
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Crazy, hectic, loud, busy but also wonderful abd amazing
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July 18th, 2011, 12:00 PM
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It's never boring. There's always something to get done (usually mountains of laundry) and something to plan (lots more birthday parties for us). But for me it is 6 x's as rewarding as just having one.
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July 18th, 2011, 03:02 PM
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Busy but the most rewarding experience ever. Trying at times, I won't lie. But as trying as it can be its the most wonderful life ever. For us, anyways. Having a large family isn't for everyone, but it is for us.

Oh yeah and there is a never ending pile of laundry, dishes, dirty diapers, toys everywhere, chaos. But also never ending love and cuddles and the rewarding experience of watching your children grow and learn everyday.
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July 21st, 2011, 08:10 PM
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Thank you for the information. I'm not a mom yet. I want to be in the future. I'm 18 and just started college to become a nurse and I'm engaged to a wonderful guy. I've always wanted 6 kids.
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