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OneMoreTry
11-10-2004, 03:40 PM
How many members have children?

Stimpy
11-10-2004, 03:46 PM
2 here :wave2: DS-5 and DD 6months. (And DH if you want to count him too! ;) )

ZerasPride
11-10-2004, 03:48 PM
DH and I have one teen son (17). He loves DVC as much as I do!

laceemouse
11-10-2004, 04:08 PM
Our kids are 13, 11, 9, and 7. The main reason we joined DVC is the 2 bedroom unit is so nice for us. We would always have to get 2 hotel rooms, and having the kitchen and washer/dryer are just superb!

Jenny0725
11-10-2004, 04:19 PM
We have two! DD-6 and DD-2.

POOH&PIGLET
11-10-2004, 05:05 PM
Three girls, ages 5, 2 (almost 3), & 5 months.

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crazywig
11-10-2004, 05:20 PM
ds is 2.5 yrs and dd is 8 weeks

rayelias
11-10-2004, 05:52 PM
There wasn't an option for this so...

Don't have none, don't want none


:smooth:

kathleena
11-10-2004, 06:06 PM
There's no option for me

No kids of my own
My DH has three - all grown

idratherbeinwdw
11-10-2004, 06:09 PM
There was also no option for anyone with kids over 17. I guess by Disney Standards she's an adult, but I consider my 19 year old a kid and will continue to do so until she pays her own way!

So I am not in the survey, but I have 2 kids, one 13 and one 19. :wave2: ::yes:: :wave: :earsgirl: :earsgirl: :earsgirl:

WDWLVR
11-10-2004, 06:24 PM
I'm in the group of no option having no kids.

mom23boys
11-10-2004, 06:36 PM
We have three boys (lucky me LOL) they are 10, 5 and 2.

SCDizneyDawn
11-10-2004, 06:45 PM
Don't have none, don't want none

Same for ME!

Deep-Thots
11-10-2004, 07:47 PM
...the group pf people for whom having children simply is not, and never will be, an option.

Oh well.

Living with cards we've been dealt.

P.S. -- Perhaps another option reflecting this reality should be added to the poll??

WDWJWEB1
11-10-2004, 08:03 PM
We have 3 children living with my DW. DS - 9, DD - 7 and myself (DH)makes 3::yes:: My DW will tell you that there are definitely 3 children in this household. ::MickeyMo ::MinnieMo

Mom B
11-10-2004, 11:02 PM
Well, on our FIRST Disney trip we had 4 children...1992 and they were...18, 16, 8, and 6. Now they're all "growed up"...the youngest turned 18 last month...and on our most recent "family" trip we had 2 grandkids, if that counts. I'm not sure which way is better, but I know we'll keep going until we figure it out!:hyper:

Tiggery
11-10-2004, 11:27 PM
Have no children and do not plan to.

jmatias
11-11-2004, 12:33 AM
Sure do! DS 8, DS 7, and DD 1 year



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EmptyNester
11-11-2004, 06:13 AM
My DS is 26, so it voted: no, been there, done that . But for the record, he'll always be my "child" :teeth:

- Sharon

scootersmom
11-11-2004, 07:14 AM
I didn't vote on this one. Not sure you could even make a poll for our family. :crazy:

Oldest DS is soon to be 29 and his fiance' has 3 boys ages 14, 12 and 7. They will be going to HHI with us in June.

DD is 26, married and has two girls ages 2 1/2 and 8 months. We're sending them to OKW in May.

Youngest DS is 11.

Colleen

dianeschlicht
11-11-2004, 07:29 AM
We're in the "been there, done that" group since our "kids" are 29 and 35!;)

OneMoreTry
11-11-2004, 08:01 AM
Originally posted by rayelias
There wasn't an option for this so...

Don't have none, don't want none


:smooth:


Thank you for taking the time to post this. I apologize for leaving you out!!

I thought of this option as I was setting up the poll and then for some reason didn't include it. I guess I just spaced out for a moment.


Again, I'm sorry.

trpscooby
11-11-2004, 08:28 AM
Yup,
DD5, and I don't know who's more of a Disney fanatic, her or me!
Do dogs count as kids? Although he's never been to WDW:)
We don't plan on ever taking him across the pond!:p
Rox

MAC3
11-11-2004, 08:56 AM
Just 1 for us. She's 12 and is just as certifiable as us about WDW.

OneMoreTry
11-11-2004, 09:21 AM
Originally posted by idratherbeinwdw
There was also no option for anyone with kids over 17. I guess by Disney Standards she's an adult, but I consider my 19 year old a kid and will continue to do so until she pays her own way!

So I am not in the survey, but I have 2 kids, one 13 and one 19. :wave2: ::yes:: :wave: :earsgirl: :earsgirl: :earsgirl:

I assume you mean you have a 19YO and a 13YO.

It was hard to cover every possible option.

I was just trying to get a feel for the demographic of people purchasin DVC. I would probably squeeze you in the group of those with kids 12 to 17.

rayelias
11-11-2004, 09:49 AM
Originally posted by OneMoreTry
Thank you for taking the time to post this. I apologize for leaving you out!!

I thought of this option as I was setting up the poll and then for some reason didn't include it. I guess I just spaced out for a moment.

Again, I'm sorry.




Don't think anything of it! I certainly wasn't offended. And, honestly, if you were to try and include every single option, the list would be a mile long!

My response of "Don't have none. Don't want none." was intended to be humorous. For me, having kids would be a hinderence to the freedom my fiance and I enjoy - we can vacation when we want, we can go out to dinner without worry, and (hopefully) will be able to retire 15-20 years earlier. Kids - who needs 'em?!? Bunch of leeches!!! (more humor - or is it?) ;)

I really thought that I would be a VERY small minority on the DIS board, figuring that the vast majority of Disney freaks would have children (either young or adult). I was kind of shocked to see that there were quite a few others who shared my viewpoint.

Anyhow, long story short - I was not in any way offended by the poll. I mean, come on, it's just a friendly poll on DIS! It's not the census bureau, for goodness sake! I, for one, took it in the intention it was given. If others got offended, pardon my language, but screw 'em. You meant no harm!

Don't lose any sleep over it.

trampslady
11-11-2004, 10:41 AM
Add us to the "no kids--never had em'-never will" list.

We are 37(me) and 39 (him) and have been blissfully married for 17 years. We are just two of those freaky people who never wanted children.

BUT WE LOVE, LOVE, LOVE DISNEY WORLD! Our first trip ever was only 2 1/2 years ago--12 trips later, we are quite consumed by Disney. We've traveled many exciting places, but none hold a more special place in our hearts as WDW.

Lesley
11-11-2004, 11:44 AM
We are in the first category...but in a few years will be in the third one for a good long time! We have a 9yo ds, 4yo dd, and 8mo dd.

Its scary knowing that when my baby is my son's age...my son will be all grown up.

For those of you in the "don't want em, don't have em" category....you have my deepest respect. I know couples who choose to not have children are often given a hard time about it. I think its great to make conscious decisions about your life and not just have kids because its expected.

WDWguru
11-11-2004, 01:25 PM
DH and I are also in the "no option" group -- don't have kids and don't want any.

rayelias -- there are lots more of us here on the DIS than you may think! Check out the Adults/Solos board and sign in on our LONG childfree thread. :)

JimC
11-11-2004, 02:52 PM
Two - one in grad school and the other a college junior.

CRSNDSNY
11-11-2004, 03:46 PM
I voted: No. But plan to because we have our first on the way!!! :teeth: EDD June 11th!

auntsue
11-11-2004, 04:07 PM
Add me to the no option category.

Don't have any, would have loved to, but that wasn't in God's plans. I'll just have to be content spoiling the nieces and nephews.

Also, I've been lucky enough to be a primary teacher now, for 37 years, so averaging 25 kids a year, I've been blessed with over 900 children.

Maybe God had a plan after all, because "my" plan was to work for just five years.

DiznEeyore
11-11-2004, 05:37 PM
We have one ds -- he'll be 12 in January. :)

lenshanem
11-11-2004, 05:56 PM
CONGRATS CRSNDSNY!!!
:Pinkbounc :Pinkbounc :Pinkbounc


I have two girls - 3 and 6. :)

kaseyC
11-11-2004, 06:30 PM
We have 3 girls - ages 8, 3 and 18mos.

Happy Birthday Cat
11-11-2004, 08:51 PM
Originally posted by auntsue
I've been lucky enough to be a primary teacher now, for 37 years, so averaging 25 kids a year, I've been blessed with over 900 children.

And it sounds like they have been blessed to have you too auntsue.

We have four kids ourselves. 17, 15, 12, 10. With one going off to college next year we won't need to bring the aero bed on any trips next year.

HBC

JVL1018
11-11-2004, 09:35 PM
I have two kids, they just turned 5(DD) and 3(DS):D

RuthnPaul
11-11-2004, 10:24 PM
DH & I have an almost-16-year-old DS -- which, at that age, is quite enough, thank you very much!

dallastxcpa
11-12-2004, 12:19 AM
I voted some under 11 some 12 - 17, but actually our's are 8 YO, 20 YO, and 24 YO.

HookdonWDW
11-12-2004, 02:57 AM
Add me to the no option group. We have and under 11, an over 18, and we're TTC ;).

Just goes to show that there are all types of families on the DIS!

dyingtodisney
11-12-2004, 04:33 AM
2 kids:
DD 9
DS 5

DisneyHumbug
11-12-2004, 05:54 AM
They'll always be "kids" to me - 18, 20 and 22 - all Disney freaks. 22 y.o. leaves for the world on Monday!

WithDisneySpirit
11-12-2004, 06:44 AM
I have two DS, one 15 and one 12 and they are in size, certainly, young adults already!!!:earseek: I can see my older son complaining for us to plan Disney trips around his college schedule:teeth:

Lisa:sunny:

KarenP99
11-12-2004, 07:01 AM
We have DD3 Macy and DD Maya 1. I'm due in January with a BOY!

We bought DVC when I was pregnant with #1, I'm so glad we did!

Karen

mom2rb
11-12-2004, 08:02 AM
I have twin sons that are six. They are Disney Freaks just like there parents.

TOMAR@SSR
11-12-2004, 08:02 AM
Originally posted by EmptyNester
My DS is 26, so it voted: no, been there, done that . But for the record, he'll always be my "child" :teeth:

- Sharon

We have 2 DS`s. 29, and 34. In the last year and a half , we also were blessed with 2 wonderful DDIL`s. So we`ve been there and done that, and were enjoying all the "Add-On`s" to the family!!!:wave:

thanks
____________________________
Maria

CRSNDSNY
11-12-2004, 08:06 AM
Originally posted by lenshanem
CONGRATS CRSNDSNY!!!
:Pinkbounc :Pinkbounc :Pinkbounc
THANK YOU! :teeth:

JustineMarie
11-12-2004, 08:09 AM
My Dh and I have 2 DD's ages 3 and 6. The first year we took them to Disney the youngest was just 18 mo. and now she's big enough to ride Splash Mountian! Taking the kids the WDW is like a reality check for me. I am still in awe of how much they have grown!

pplasky
11-12-2004, 10:13 AM
I chose the under 11 option, but we have 3 under 11 and 2 over 18(which didn't have a listing). I chose the first option primarily because the youngest 3 usually vacation with us and the older two usually do not.

laceemouse
11-12-2004, 11:30 AM
Looking at this poll has given me really good insight into the occupancy debate. When my 4 were all little, squeezing into a small unit was okay. They all LOVED each other, bathed together or tag team, slept in a pile, and the like. Now with 2 girls in pubery and my son getting close all I hear is "get away from me you freak!" "stop breathing over my shoulder!" "give me some space!" and "why is this family so weird?" It is a whole different ball game folks!!! I have decided that anyone who wants to take my adorable 13 year old demon on their next trip is more than welcome LOL!!! We are at the point where we will have to get an air matress for my DD7 because everyone wants their own bed. I feel like I must have the most difficult kids of any disser...Lacee

mikesmom88
11-12-2004, 12:30 PM
We have one, DS16. He has been to WDW over 20 times and loves planning our trtrips as much as I do.


CRSNDSNY

Congratulations Melody and best wishes!
Ellen

meier56013
11-12-2004, 12:33 PM
We have 2 boys: 10 and 5

sheryl0521
11-12-2004, 01:37 PM
Two boys in our household. One is 11 and the other is 3. They both love DVC as much as we do and my 11-yr old helps plan each trip.

Ksp
11-12-2004, 06:11 PM
2 little darlings here - but they're not so little any more.
DS is now 18...almost 19!!
DD is now 14.
I didn't do the poll because we didn't seem to fit the choices.

JKLLady
11-12-2004, 08:16 PM
Count me in as another who didn't answer the poll, because we don't fit any category.

DD, 18, is a freshman in college & DS, 7, is a second grader. We're all Disney nuts & DD is still ticked that she missed our Jersey week trip now that her schedule doesn't match her brother's. We promised to consult both school schedules before we book the next trip!!