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Buttonswiththread Tue 12-Sep-17 16:27:53

I've four lovely children and wish to add to our brood . Anyone with 5 or more ? What ages are they? X

Tsotofamily Tue 12-Sep-17 21:58:07

Watching this thread as im in same position.
How old are your 4dc buttons? Mine are 10, 9, 5 and 13 months

KeepCalmCarrieOn Wed 13-Sep-17 12:51:58

Mine are 21, 18, 15, 9 and 6. We get along well and the elders help the youngers. I'd recommend it!

PrimarkOnTheFloor Wed 13-Sep-17 12:55:33

5 here! Aged from 18 to 2.5. Wouldnt change it for the world but it is expensive and v v busy!

Buttonswiththread Wed 13-Sep-17 15:02:30

Hello all ! Yes I've found it very expensive but find ways of being savvy ! Very few of our things are bought new and I drive an absolute bucket :p but we get there :D My children are 12,8,7 and 1 . I have one spare seat in car ... Haha !

euanthesheepiloveyou Thu 14-Sep-17 10:54:41

We have 6 - aged 10, 9, 7, 4, 2 & 6 months. Love it! We both work full time (although I'm still on mat leave) so life is hectic, crazy & chaotic! Really wouldn't have it any other way...to the extent that I'm not entirely certain there isn't room for just one more?! Probably not though...better not push our luck as I'll be 40 very soon! 6 healthy, happy children - total blessing. Big families rock.

Needmorehands Thu 14-Sep-17 13:08:36

Just found out we're moving from 4 to five - after 5 yrs! getting my head round the idea slowly, thank you for all the happy stories and not telling us we're mad!

Buttonswiththread Thu 14-Sep-17 21:56:18

Congratulations needmorehands! I hope u are looking after yourself smile how far along are you ? Euanthesheep I agree completely ! I worried a lot with no 4 but all was well thankfully . I just wonder what life will be like when they all hit the teenage years ! Scary thought ! I'll be the nervous wreck by the phone xxx

Tsotofamily Thu 14-Sep-17 21:59:53

Buttons - im with you on the filling the last seat in the car but then i would probably end up having to get a bigger car as i always have extras with me grin

MissAlabamaWhitman Fri 15-Sep-17 21:22:53

Yes we have five, almost 12, 8, 5, 4 and 9.5 months.
It's very busy, my house is almost never pristine and yes, it's expensive although I am an expert at economising.

There has been no massive difference going from four to five.

Ginandtonic100 Sun 17-Sep-17 12:12:47

We have five: 15 mo twins, 5, 7 and 9 (went for number 4 and ended up with twins). It's a busy house, but I love it! I've had to delay my return to work as one of the twins has bad food allergies, and my husband is amazingly hands on, so not sure how I'd cope with working too and/or without a helpful husband. Wouldn't change it for the world though.

flapjackfairy Sun 17-Sep-17 12:16:54

My five are 27, 25, 17 then 11 and 3 . I love having a big family and would love another one!

Minifootballteam Sun 17-Sep-17 22:21:20

Two 11yos, 10yo, 7yo, 3yo and trying for number 6. Very noisy, stressful but totally worth it

Winteriscomingneedmorewood Mon 18-Sep-17 10:48:38

I have 11. Ttc but after a loss at 8 weeks last year my baby days are over at 46. Gutted.

minniemouseears Sat 23-Sep-17 18:15:38

On number 6 conceived after we had a mmc last year that baby was not planned but very much wanted and felt we just weren't "done" do have occasional panics about 6 but hoping not much different to 5 mine are 9 8 5 yr old twins an 2 yr old baby due feb

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