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epernat 03-25-2009 07:02 AM

Another response
I have been thinking a lot about how people with large families are targets for negative comments. Just yesterday my husband took two of our sons to the vet and the vet tech asked him how many kids we have when he told her four she said "when are you going to stop?"!!! This is the solution for all those hurtful comments we came up with. I can't wait to try it!
Usually when someone asks how many kids you have they say, "Wow", or "Oh my gosh" etc. Before they have a chance to be rude I'm going to say "yeah, we are so happy! You won't believe how many people are judgmentle though, as if us having lots of kids has anything to do with them!" What else can they do but agree? :roflmbo:

i&a's mama 03-25-2009 07:28 AM

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:thumbsup: I like it.

I'm not a mom of many, but I don't understand why people think it's so strange. I'm only a generation away from grandparents who had 10 kids. I'm always curious about big families, but like others have said, it's because I admire them.

mamatoblessings 03-25-2009 04:11 PM

Re: Another response
Great response! That should stop them in their tracks...I hope!

Blue Zoo 03-25-2009 11:01 PM

Re: Another response
I posted this on another thread & thought you might like to read it:

Don't you know what causes that?

No, please tell me!
Of course, don't you?
Yes, we do know what causes that and we like it very much, thank you.
Oh yes, we finally figured it out and we now keep the tooth brushes in seperate glasses!
Oh yes, I now wash my husband's underwear seperately.
Oh yes, having a great sex life!
Water or sex but I don't want to give up either.
Smile brightly and say with enthusiasm "Yes and we like it!"
You bet I, love, love ( & sex, sex, sex.....hehehe.......)
Yes! So don't get too close to me!
It's in the water. Would you like a glass?
Yes and I know WHO causes it! God gave us these children!
Yes I do........cold winter nights.........
LOVE! An overabundance of love!!
Yes,and as you only have two kids obviously you dont do it much.
Yes, and it is something I am very good at...
Of course, and the Lord has greatly blessed us!
A strong husband/wife relationship, big hearts, and the Lord's blessing.

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