You and your family are freaking awesome, Mrs. Juneau. Large families aren’t perfect, but it’s not like they can’t be great. I think my father’s parents and his eight siblings can be proof of the large family’s potential for awesomeness as well. 🙂
Large families are an anomaly in desperate need of an advocate in modern society.
A prompt on a health website asked, “Are you an advocate for any cause?”
I sputtered to myself, “I am not an advocate for anything or anybody!”
Immediately after that statement, a new idea popped into my mind, “Hey, wait a minute. I stand up for large families in modern society!”
Thoughts on Large Families
In my experience as a mother of nine children, I have met more condemnation than acceptance and more questions that understanding. Perhaps it is because I do not look like the mother of a large family. I am tiny, look younger than my age, and all my life people have labelled me as cute. People’s first reaction to me is shock. Confusion follows because I am happy.
A joyful, cute, tiny mother of nine simply baffles people. I shatter all their…
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