Monthly Archives: March 2012

Obama Adviser Argued: Kids from Big Families Have Lower IQs

 “Wtf?!” was my first reaction upon reading Terence P.Jeffrey’s headline on cnsnews.com. It’s about how Obama’s top science advisor, John P. Holdren, believes that children from larger families have lower IQs. Now, my siblings and I have never had our IQs tested, so … Continue reading

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Siblings Raising Siblings

This is a strange concept to me because my siblings and I are all within about two years of each other, so we very much grew up together. But as I’ve been keeping up with some of these other large … Continue reading

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The Odds of Being Twins

With many large familes, you’re almost guarunteed to have at least one set of multiples. In my family’s case, we have a set of twin boys: Jake and John. Now age 19, no doctor or OBGYN was able to tell my … Continue reading

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Affording School

Speaking of the high costs of raising a child…education is expensive. From kindergarten through college, school costs money…and lots of it! Even though public schools are provided by the U.S. government, they may not be the route you want to … Continue reading

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Affording Children

In my last post, I mentioned some famous families with multiple children. Now, having your own reality TV show provides a pretty decent income. But how do ordinary large families cover the costs of so many kids?According to the U.S. … Continue reading

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