Absolutely agree. 100%. Have children if you want grown-up children... Not just babies.
Originally Posted by happysmileylady
No it is not crazy to want a large family. Just so long as you are wanting a large family because you want to raise more young people into adults and not because you don't want to give up the baby stage. I sometimes see posts here along those lines and I wonder if some people on here (you know given that it's a baby site and all) forget that having more isn't about having more babies, it's about raising more kids and having more faces around the dinner table 8 yrs from now and so on.
SAHW to one wonderful husband, and Mom to
Thing 1 (08-10-08) and Thing 2 (12-24-09) and Little Girl (11/10/11) and a new bean 10/13.
I'm an accidental hippie who loves BFing, CDing, Milkshakes, and Jesus.