What age did you have kids

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  1. Alter

    Alter Senior member

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    I was 31 when LowerCaseG arrived last year.

    Assuming we have more, I'd like number two to be here before 35. This is both because I don't want them to be too far apart in age and because I'd like to have the option for number three before I'm 40.


    That's a good plan.

    33, would have started a bit earlier had I known it was going to be so enjoyable.

    This.
     


  2. CYstyle

    CYstyle Senior member

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    34,36,38,40,43,45,47. Would have started earlier but that's when I found the right one. [​IMG] The wife is 10 years younger than I am. [​IMG]

    7!! :O how can you still afford clothes?
     


  3. Bhowie

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    34,36,38,40,43,45,47. Would have started earlier but that's when I found the right one. [​IMG] The wife is 10 years younger than I am. [​IMG]

    Worth requoting, play on mormon playboy.
     


  4. Alter

    Alter Senior member

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    Worth requoting, play on mormon playboy.

    Hadn't realized that Yachtie was such a baller.
     


  5. SaveMeJebus

    SaveMeJebus Well-Known Member

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    there's this thing I want to tell u about - it's called sleep

    .. And congrats on this!


    "sleep"???

    I am interested in this concept of yours. Please, do tell me what that is. The fact that the new one is a girl means I won't be sleeping for the next 25 years, as I lie awake in bed clutching a shotgun, ready at a moment's notice to jump up and make swiss cheese of any gentleman callers at the door.
     


  6. in stitches

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    but who will continue the legacy?

    Hadn't realized that Yachtie was such a baller.

    [​IMG]
     


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    I was 29 with my first, and have 3 more. At 36 I am just about worn out keeping up with the kids.
    I think that had I started now I would have had fewer just because I would not have the energy
    to be the kind of dad I want to be.
     


  9. Prada_Ferragamo

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    Not by choice either.
     


  10. eg1

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    40 and 43.

    And no, it was not my idea.

    But I am warming to it ...
     


  11. Michigan Planner

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    My wife and I were both 31 (just a few weeks from 32) when our daughter was born.
     


  12. bjornb17

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    I had kids when I was 32 and 34. Seems pretty good to me. We're financially stable but young enough to chase them around!

    nice screenname!
     


  13. flambard

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    24 for me. That was mindbendingly tough. But now so many years down the line kid is full grown and I only remember the happy moments. Certainly at the time I did NOT have my finances together.
    Raised the kid as a single father, for the most part.

    Fellas who have kids in your later years - you have hopefully had time to put your finances together, but you now lack youth to chase those little rug rats around.

    It's not fair either way.

    I think it is harder than ever to raise kids in today's world. Costs are out of control and the world is such a (more) dangerous place, now.
     


  14. Melcombe

    Melcombe Well-Known Member

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    20 years ago the age of 26.

    Ready for another. My father had me in his mid 40s.

    My wife is not so keen...
     


  15. Geoffrey Firmin

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    37 wife was 40 this was after three miscarriages so decided not worth the risk with downs to try again.

    First starting trying in earnest at 33.
     


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