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Moms of 3 or More Do you have 3 or more children? Often times, parents with 3 or more kids face challenges that those of 1 or 2 just do not. This board was set up for those parents to ask others how they cope with issues such as making time for each child, who stays u

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Old 06-21-2004, 11:27 AM
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Love my Spaces!!!

I have 3 children ages 12 (boy) , 8 (girl) and 2 (boy).

It was tough "starting over" when the last one came along...but we had wanted to have him for a long time, and it just didn't work out on the timing we wanted.

Like praztogod says, it's hardest when the little one doesn't understand why he can't do what the Big Kids do! But they are great helps and Little Brother just adores his big brother and sister. They love it when they get off the school bus and he is shouting and dancing because he's so happy to see them

I'm getting ready to start MY "20 years of parenting teenagers"
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Old 06-21-2004, 12:20 PM
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Mine are all girls, age 8, 6, 3 and minus 6 months!
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Old 07-27-2004, 03:45 PM
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I'm getting ready to start MY "20 years of parenting teenagers"
Wow I never thought of it that way. I only have 19 years though, a little bit better than 20 years.
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Old 07-28-2004, 07:29 AM
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Re: Love my Spaces!!!

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I have 3 children ages 12 (boy) , 8 (girl) and 2 (boy).

It was tough "starting over" when the last one came along...but we had wanted to have him for a long time, and it just didn't work out on the timing we wanted.

I'm getting ready to start MY "20 years of parenting teenagers"
It was tough for us too, my ds alex was 11 when ds lici was born but we too had waited along time for her and as hard as it was, feel very blessed to have her. She's now 2 and ds alex is now 13 and dd jenna is 21. Just as one of mine gets out of those teenage years and back to being a normal person another one starts that's what i get i suppose for having one child per decade
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Old 10-16-2004, 01:47 PM
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mine are kinda age gapped...i have one that is 11; 8; and 2 1/2...the older two fight quite a bit..but they tend to look after the youngest...it's nice to have an 'in home' babysitter as i am cooking and cleaning; or even taking a shower.....didnt' plan it that way but it works great for us....
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I have three daughters - 25, 23 and 19. I loved the teen years but hated when they turned 21! Maybe the 19 yr old will be out of the house when it's her turn. Still have two at home(19 and 23). The 23 yr old is moving out in Jan so the 19 yr old is thinking that she and I will have fun just the two of us - I'm flattered that she thinks that but I have never lived on my own and am kind of looking forward to it. (just imagine leaving a clean house and coming home to a still clean house!
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Alright, mine aren't gapped but I do have 3 kids. all close together though. It is still hard at times. Mine are 6 yrs old and I have twin daughters 3 yrs old and I have a daycare. so I have a 1 yr old and getting another dc baby in December.
Basically it is fun and trying either way you look at it. But I am glad the twos are over and just waiting to get the threes straightened out if there is any such thing.
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Hello my boys are 15 and 6. I wasnt suppose to have Cody he was a surprise but a awesome surprise!! I wouldnt change things. I also have three older step-kids 28,26 and 19. hugs kim
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I have 4 kids.

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My kids are spaced out like yours:

Elizabeth 18
Eric 16
Elisha 8
New Baby due Sept 12 2005

Mine are split up due to first marrage for the older 2 and current marriage for the younger 2.
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