Big or small family? (disadvantages of small families ( (More pressure to…
Big or small family?
disadvantages of small families
More pressure to entertain each child.
Too easy to become overprotective.
May not have one of each gender. Can be sad for parents that always wanted to live vicariously through their child by teaching them how to perform an activity that they always wanted to perform but were not skilled enough to do it. Also, can’t share clothes.
if you're part of a small family, or you're a child in a small family, you're the number one banana. You're parents do everything for you. They take care of only you
Advantages of big famlies
there's always someone to hang around with or play with
Family sporting events are a lot more exciting.
Plenty of opportunity to make mistakes and still have at least one child turn out “okay.”
You can accidentally leave one child while on holiday and still have plenty to go.
You have a wider variety of people to spend time with
Kids learn how to share things and they are less selfish
you'll have special memories and when you get older you'll be able to look back and think of all the good times you had with your brothers and sisters
Advantages of small families
Each child gets to be treated like a special snowflake.
Easier to watch when out in public.
Friends are more likely to invite you over to their house for supper.
Babysitters willing to work for less money.
Cooking is less of an all-day event.
the family is really close knit
less expenditure on everyday things and a family can save money on luxuries like holidays
DIsadvantages of big families
Consume a large portion of the world’s food supply.
Essentially never have a quiet moment to yourself ever again.
Bathrooms are almost always occupied and/or smelly. No warm water.
Run out of cute baby names.
Cost. Oh lord, the cost.
you always need to share things anf even rooms!!!