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The Duggar family and other big families

Laura Willard is a law school grad who has successfully avoided using her education for eight years and counting. She's a wife and an adoptive mom to two kids. Motherhood is the best job she never knew she wanted so much until she had it...

19 Kids and Counting

The Duggar family is unusually big by American standards. With 19 kids and one more on the way, "big" is probably an understatement. While we're not used to seeing families quite that large, some American families don't stick to 2.2 children. Keep reading to learn about more big families.

Big families are unique

19 Kids and Counting

All families face challenges, but some are unique to big families. From stretching the budget to accommodate food, clothing, kids' activities and family vacations to making sure each child receives enough attention from their parents, large families have their hands full.

The website shares, "Large families have to do things differently. They experience higher highs and lower lows. Life is just more intense with lots of children."

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Do you have a large family? What unique challenges do you face and how do you handle them? Share in the comments!

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