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Old 24.06.2010, 19:31
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Having more than 1 kid is a really bad idea because...

- if you're trying to do homework with 1 kid, another is bound to be somehow distracting you both, so that no-one can concentrate.
- Kindergarten starts at 8am, School at 8.20 - in the first weeks you walk Kid 2 to kindergarten - if Kid 2 objects to staying, or to you leaving, Kid 1 will be late for school (you are supposed to walk them to school too)
- end of year leaving doos for school/kindergarten/playgroup are bound to fall on the same day.
- no child is ever satisfied with "their share" of you if you have more than 1..

This of course assumes that it is a good idea to breed at all. But who else will pay for my pension?!
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Old 24.06.2010, 19:42
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This of course assumes that it is a good idea to breed at all. But who else will pay for my pension?!
Maybe you could finance your pension by getting them to sign a repayment plan for the costs of bringing up a child ? - If they are already smart enough to understand what its about, you can sign on their behalf as long as they are under 18

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- if you're trying to do homework with 1 kid, another is bound to be somehow distracting you both, so that no-one can concentrate.
- Kindergarten starts at 8am, School at 8.20 - in the first weeks you walk Kid 2 to kindergarten - if Kid 2 objects to staying, or to you leaving, Kid 1 will be late for school (you are supposed to walk them to school too)
- end of year leaving doos for school/kindergarten/playgroup are bound to fall on the same day.
- no child is ever satisfied with "their share" of you if you have more than 1..

This of course assumes that it is a good idea to breed at all. But who else will pay for my pension?!
Are you having a bad day? You are normally so upbeat. Honestly, I am happy to trade with you for day and after you've been driving around all day as a passenger with an "L" on the back of your car being told by the driver with the "L" that they know more than you, even though you have been driving for 35 years, trust me, you will settle for homework with distractions.
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Old 24.06.2010, 20:07
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Re: Having more than 1 kid is a really bad idea because...

It's leaving in Swizterland that makes having 2 kids difficult, or less or more as a matter of fact. I don't regret it at all when I see my both girls together. We were very lucky to be able to have 2 as I would have been very sad for my older to be an only child.
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Old 24.06.2010, 20:19
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...because having children is the most damaging carbon footprint you'll
ever create. Forget about recycling paper and driving a Prius.

Just sayin'...
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Old 24.06.2010, 20:20
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Are you having a bad day?
yep...
school introduction day for Kid 1 after kindergarten, extra long spielgruppen day for kid 2, and kid 3 was just being your typical toddler - into everything - while ferrying everyone around.
oh.. and unannounced "meeting" (involving alcohol) for DH, making him arrive after 8pm..

but the sun shines and New Zealand was in a world cup soccer game today

These are the days that it would be so nice to have a grandparent to dump any spare kids on..

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Old 24.06.2010, 20:33
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Re: Having more than 1 kid is a really bad idea because...

Try doing it with 4 of the little blood suckers!!

I'm just praying that the all go on to extremely well paying jobs to keep me in the life style that I can't have now!!
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I am regretting reading this thread as it is crushing my plans of having kiddies
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Old 24.06.2010, 20:41
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These are the days that it would be so nice to have a grandparent to dump any spare kids on..
Grandparents can be a tremendous help but you will have to hear how the kids behaved perfectly with them. Free babysitting always came with a price.
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Old 24.06.2010, 20:45
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I am regretting reading this thread as it is crushing my plans of having kiddies
They are wrong.
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I'm just praying that the all go on to extremely well paying jobs to keep me in the life style that I can't have now!!
Which is why they need to do their homework(!!) And its our job to beat it into them (isn't it!?)... No matter who else is shouting "I need a biscuit/wipe my bum/change my nappy"(!)
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Having more than 1 kid is a really bad idea because...

..Daddy guilt while being at work sucks.
..Typing this while one toddler gets to sleep carried on my back is giving me a kink
..Most of you non-parents think of the parent as a breeder who couldn't possibly be good for anything else so that is why they breed. This goes 1000x worse for the woman. In my case the woman has a higher education and.. certainly has a higher EQ. My male pride cannot confirm nor deny this with regards to IQ. (It's me!)
..1 is not enough, 2 is too many (I have 3)


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Old 24.06.2010, 20:56
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- if you're trying to do homework with 1 kid, another is bound to be somehow distracting you both, so that no-one can concentrate.
- Kindergarten starts at 8am, School at 8.20 - in the first weeks you walk Kid 2 to kindergarten - if Kid 2 objects to staying, or to you leaving, Kid 1 will be late for school (you are supposed to walk them to school too)
- end of year leaving doos for school/kindergarten/playgroup are bound to fall on the same day.
- no child is ever satisfied with "their share" of you if you have more than 1..

This of course assumes that it is a good idea to breed at all. But who else will pay for my pension?!
we just made a mistake then on monday...
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I am regretting reading this thread as it is crushing my plans of having kiddies
Just plan to have them elsewhere!
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we just made a mistake then on monday...
As in... making of or producing baby?

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Old 24.06.2010, 21:19
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I am regretting reading this thread as it is crushing my plans of having kiddies
oh, we're just full of the brown stuff today - don't take it all too seriously.

The more kids you have, the higher the highs are, and the lower the lows are..
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Old 24.06.2010, 21:24
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Re: Having more than 1 kid is a really bad idea because...

My Sil (who has four boys including twins) said to me:
"The ideal number of kids is always one less than what you have..."
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As in... making of or producing baby?

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My Sil (who has four boys including twins) said to me:
"The ideal number of kids is always one less than what you have..."
That is so true, but as I don't do odd numbers I would of had to stop at 2!
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Congrats, if your first. Condolences if 2+


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