(Closed) Fun poll: How many kids

posted 9 years ago in Parenting
  • poll: Assuming you get the genders you are aiming for, how many kids total do you want?
    I do not want any kids at all : (14 votes)
    8 %
    1 : (15 votes)
    8 %
    2 : (72 votes)
    39 %
    3 : (51 votes)
    28 %
    4 : (25 votes)
    14 %
    5 : (1 votes)
    1 %
    6 or more : (4 votes)
    2 %
    I'm going to use the rhythm method so only God knows : (3 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 77
    6891 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Two, please. 🙂 PREFERABLY one of each. We’ll see how that goes.

    Post # 78
    103 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    We have one son already. Ideally I would like 2 more boys and 1 girl. We’ll see. I’m already having a tough time convincing Fiance to agree to have another one.

    Post # 79
    365 posts
    Helper bee

    I wanted 0 and got one! Girls are much more independent than boys. If I ever have more I hope they are girls.

    In saying that. I love my 1 but it’ll freeze over in he’ll before I want any more. single motherhood is hard! My bf said he wants kids in future, I said hell no. He must be delusional if hethinks I’ll come around to wanting more!!! Kinda wierd isn’t it? For a female that’s “red flag” territory – do guys not see flags?

    To the person asking for comments on 0 voters… I have one unplanned 4 yr old who I adore but I voted 0. I wasn’t prepared to have kids and not be a sahm mum. I’m a working single mum now things never go as planned. Her dad didn’t want me but he is a good dad. I voted 0 because that was what honestly wanted all my life. I don’t know anyone in nz who can afford to be a sahm mum and I know lots of mums. Ones who can are on welfare! It’s a real shame but a complete reality. Save for it people say but our avg wage is like us$25,000 or less. I didn’t want to put myself thru the turmoil of not dedicating mysel to the task, or making a man feel like he can’t provide, or my child feel like a part time family member. But I have her and I do the best I can. Maybe one day I could marry a rich chief executive or doctor 😉 then stay at home and raise my child!

    I guess if it were possible to raise a family on one income and be a sahm then I might consider it. But that is a huge rarity in new Zealand unfortunately 🙁

    Post # 80
    365 posts
    Helper bee

    Posting here on an iPhone is torture! The text box can’t be scrolled in!

    Post # 81
    6015 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I voted two.  I’d be happy with any and any sex just healthy.  All my brothers have girls so i’ll probably have all boys!

    Post # 82
    1015 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    We’re expecting identical twins right now (still shocks me to realize it!) and we don’t know the gender – it doesn’t matter to us.  But we always talked about having 3-4 children.  I’ve put that plan on the back burner til we see how we manage twins but in theory I would still like to have 3 or 4…in theory!!!

    Post # 83
    7693 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I want 4 he wants 2 – I think well probably compromise on 3 but I hate the thought of  having a child that is the middle child!

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