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The Freer Family – Large Family with Children with Disabilities #16KidsandCounting

The Freer Family – Large Family with Children with Disabilities #16KidsandCounting

“We may not work at the moment, but if we could we would be at the moment it’s not possible. Just because we aren’t working it doesn’t mean our children won’t, as both of our eldest daughters are following their dreams.” Until 5 years ago Gary Freer, father of 9 (Abbie 17, Hannah 16, Jordan 15,(…)

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The Salims 16KidsandCounting Episode 1

Below I’ll be examining the Salims from the TV Show 16kidsandcounting Shown on Channel 4  March 2013 9pm, all quotes mentioned below are as mentioned in the series on Channel 4 should you wish to watch this yourself. All non specific opinions given are my own. Meet the Salims: “A supersized family needs a lot(…)

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16 Kids and Counting Episode 1: The Radfords

16 Kids and Counting Episode 1: The Radfords

Last night kicked off the new series of 16 Kids and Counting on Channel 4. The programme is narrated by Kris Marshall saying that UK families are shrinking. That most of us have 2 children or less.  But some extraordinary families are bucking the trend: Having 10, 12 or even 16 kids. Where mealtimes are(…)

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Are we really that fixated about Money?

Are we really that fixated about Money?

You really can’t escape the story about Heather Frost, unemployed Mum of 11, having a 6 bed Eco “Mansion” being purpose-built for her.  She says that she’s been misquoted when she spoke to the Newspapers, who claimed to want to run a story on “large families”. Since then it seems that the Media want every(…)

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Trying to do the Best for your Child (DLA)

Trying to do the Best for your Child (DLA)

When you have a child there’s no doubting that financially it’s a large commitment, one that you can’t really comprehend. Some people try to save up and make sure they can “afford” a child before they have their first, or subsequent children. Some things inevitably you cannot predict; how many days off sick your child(…)

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15 Kids and Counting Part 3 – Pride and Prejudice – with Linky

This show was about appearances. It was about how they are perceived and how the media portray them. Jo Watson Mum to fourteen children lives on the small island of Guernsey. Jo separated from her husband John of 20 years, and the father of all her children, two years ago and is now finding life(…)

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15 kids and Counting Week 2 – with Linky

Below I’ll be examining  the TV Show 15kidsandcounting Shown on Channel 4  January 2012 9pm, all quotes mentioned below are as mentioned in the series on Channel 4 should you wish to watch this yourself. All non specific opinions given are my own. Tracy and Pete Lewis This week we saw the Lewis family from(…)

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