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Old Feb 14, '12, 8:48 am
GraceDK GraceDK is offline
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Default Re: Why the bias against medium to large families?

Originally Posted by ajaffres View Post
As Catholics we are called to responsible parenthood, it is not better to be an irresponsible parent of 1,2,3 or more. When a woman gets pregnant, she should be rejoicing, not feeling like lab rat. Vatican II is very clear on this matter. I unfortunately do not have the document on hand to quote it personally. Those families you are referring to are possibly not Catholic and may receive different teachings in that regards.

Yes they are

Teaching kids to pitch in around the house (not just the girls) is a great way to eventually prepare them to take care of their own home later in life. A balance between academics, play and learning life skills are important.

Indeed, but this should be done in moderation.
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