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Old 11-25-2018, 12:34 PM   #61
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Never occurred to me to not have kids - we did wait until we were ready financially ect... but always planned to have kids.

I would like another one but my wife said no mad, should of started having them sooner lol

To me the cost having kids vs doing whatever I want and having a little nicer stuff isn't even comparable.
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I'm 35 and my wife us 34. We just welcomed our first child about month as go. I will say this will be our ONLY child as well. I don't see any reasons or benefit to having multiple kids. To much bs.

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I think they have to get a permit to have a baby from the government north of the border, maybe thatís it.
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More obviously the middle class America is being squeezed to death and footing the bill for foriegners whom come here without a pot to piss in and think nothing of have a family.
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Kids get sick a lot and Health care costs a fortune. Illegals are out breeding Americans 2 to 1 and they don’t pay a dime for health care. A parent of an American kid has to pay $300 (probably more because illegals use a disproportionate amount of more expensive emergency care) for every $100 of care their kid receives to cover the illegals that get a free ride.
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"Under these assumptions, 32.7 million of the 122.5 million U.S. households could afford to buy a new median priced home at $355,183 in 2019. A $1,000 home price increase thus would price 127,560 households out of the market for this home. These are the households that can qualify for a mortgage before a $1,000 increase but not afterwards,......"
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"Under these assumptions, 32.7 million of the 122.5 million U.S. households could afford to buy a new median priced home at $355,183 in 2019. A $1,000 home price increase thus would price 127,560 households out of the market for this home. These are the households that can qualify for a mortgage before a $1,000 increase but not afterwards,......"
$355K versus $1K to price you out of a home...

Heck that's only $3/month over a 30 year mortgage... one less convenience store item... problem solved...

Give up 5 items a month, and now I guess they can afford a house worth $5K more...
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I'm a millennial. We own and operate a profitable business, have 4 children, built a house, and own a rental. I know the value of hard work and as I reflect on those I know around the same age as me, the same is true. I've vacationed in Japan, I've done the Mexico thing a couple times but nothing makes me happier then a good camping trip with my husband and the kids. Time with my family is what I cherish about growing up and I hope to pass that onto my children.
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I'm 35 and my wife us 34. We just welcomed our first child about month as go. I will say this will be our ONLY child as well. I don't see any reasons or benefit to having multiple kids. To much bs.

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I say have none or have a few. Kids will enjoy having a sibling or two. It will be helpful to them when you and your wife are in old age, as well as when you pass away, to have someone to deal with it with. One you have had one the benefit of having another one or two is for the kid as much as for you. Do it while they are close in age and you will barely notice the difference. The house is already messy, you are already tired. One more kid is not going to change things much for you but it will a lot for the one you already have.
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I say have none or have a few. Kids will enjoy having a sibling or two. It will be helpful to them when you and your wife are in old age, as well as when you pass away, to have someone to deal with it with. One you have had one the benefit of having another one or two is for the kid as much as for you. Do it while they are close in age and you will barely notice the difference. The house is already messy, you are already tired. One more kid is not going to change things much for you but it will a lot for the one you already have.
Wholeheartedly agree.

We had our four in the span of 4 1/2 years.


Was a whole lot of work for a few years, but now they are a whole lot of fun.

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I say have none or have a few. Kids will enjoy having a sibling or two. It will be helpful to them when you and your wife are in old age, as well as when you pass away, to have someone to deal with it with. One you have had one the benefit of having another one or two is for the kid as much as for you. Do it while they are close in age and you will barely notice the difference. The house is already messy, you are already tired. One more kid is not going to change things much for you but it will a lot for the one you already have.
I really don't see another kid in my future. My daughter is great but.....she has a monopoly on my time when I get home. I just can't fathom waking up in the middle of the night for another kid or two. I feel my time is better used to support the family I have rather than expanding the family.

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As Jill said on Tool Time to Tim when they were discussing having another child.

Tim, it's to much effort for you to roll over in bed in the middle of the night to tell me the baby needs me.

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No kids for us. We'll own a home hopefully this year but it'll be older and smaller which is perfect for us.

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The govt insists on you increasing the tax base.
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As Jill said on Tool Time to Tim when they were discussing having another child.

Tim, it's to much effort for you to roll over in bed in the middle of the night to tell me the baby needs me.



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I don't think it is just the youngsters not buying.

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New homes took a hit of almost 12 % .

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