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Old 10-28-2006, 10:32 AM   #21
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Mom: 25
Dad: 35

I am currently 44yo.
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Old 10-28-2006, 10:50 AM   #22
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Parents both same age.

Married at 28
1st kid at 32
me at 35
last kid at 47
3 others in between

Our 1st kid when i was 31, DW 29
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When I came along in 1943, mom was 24 and dad was 26.

Brothers arrived in 1946 and 1953.

I have 2 sons 1972 and 1974.

Dad died in 1982.

Mom aka. GG(Great Grandmother) is still with us.
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Dad 29, Mom 24. I was first.
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Both 24.
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Strangely, this is very interesting.

I was the first-born - Mom was 30 and dad 33. Growing up I always had the sense my parents were a lot older than other people's parents. Seems there is a wide variety here. Suprised also, by how many of the parents mentioned have a large age difference.
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Both of my parents were the same age-they were 25 when I was born. I have a sister that is 4 years older than me and I had a brother that was 3 years younger than I, born in Jan and a sister that was born in Nov of the same year and another brother born in Nov of the next year.

I was 25 when my son was born and 35 when my daughter was born.
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Mom: 19
Dad: 21

I'm the first born and my brother was born 2 years later.
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Both were 39. I'm the youngest, with my three siblings 12-16 years older than me. All of them were out of the house and on their own by the time I got to kindergarten. My oldest brother is fond of saying "My little brother was an only child", and for all practical purposes, I was.

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Same here...because they were! My mom would sure get miffed when someone asked if I was her grandson...

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My husband's parents were both 36 when he was born (it took them 5 years to conceive--and another 5 to conceive his sister). In their suburban community of young mothers, my husband's mother lied about her age--even to her children. She took a full 10 years off! Many years later, my husband was applying for some sort of security clearance, and it was only then that he learned the truth--plus he was in some hot water over lying :
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Dad:40
Mom:31

I am the oldest with a 5 year younger brother. My parents always seemed more settled and mature than my friends' parents. We grew up in New York City and my Dad took me on Sunday afternoons to museums, Lincoln Center, and various childrens plays around the city, always with a stop for dessert. They were not rich, they were very dedicated parents and I was very fortunate.
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Same here...because they were! My mom would sure get miffed when someone asked if I was her grandson...

Happened to me several times with my baby (I was 40 when she was
born). I didn't mind. Just glad we had her.

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Only one of mine was the same age. The other was younger. :
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Mom was 20 (just shy of being 21 by 3 weeks) and dad was 22. They had my sister when mom was 25 and dad was 27.

DH and I waited to the ripe old age of 33 (me) and 36 (DH) before we had our daughter who is now 6 months.

Mom likes to remind me that I was already a teenager when she was 33 and I like to remind HER that times have changed.
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Both were 23.
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My dad was 50 and mom was 30.

I have a friend whose father was 70 when she was born and 75 when her younger sister was born.
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My dad was 50 and mom was 30.

I have a friend whose father was 70 when she was born and 75 when her younger sister was born.
Apparently no ER wannabees in this energetic and virile group!

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Wow--I just did a search for oldest woman to give birth. She had her baby daughter in January 2005. See http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AmericanFa...ory?id=1516880
At age 66, Adriana Iliescu became pregnant through in vitro fertilization with donor eggs...She said she planned to work well into her 80s.

My mom and my dad were respectively 39 and 41 when they adopted me.

They adopted my older brother when they were 26 and 28.

Older brother got married when he was 17. Like REWahoo, I always felt like an only child.
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