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View Poll Results: When do you want your babies to leave the nest?
At marriage 5 18.52%
I NEVER want my kids to leave! 3 11.11%
Under 18 2 7.41%
18 - 19 5 18.52%
20 - 21 2 7.41%
22 - 23 1 3.70%
24 - 25 1 3.70%
26 - 27 0 0%
28 - 29 1 3.70%
Over 30 0 0%
When they find a well-paying job 7 25.93%
Voters: 27. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-30-2010, 11:35 AM
 
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
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At what age would you like your children to leave home and be on their own?
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Old 09-30-2010, 11:37 AM
 
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When they are done with college, have a steady income and some money saved up.
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Old 09-30-2010, 12:10 PM
 
Location: maryland
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When they are done with college, have a steady income and some money saved up.

I agree with that... i want mine to be on their feet before they feel the need to leave.
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Old 09-30-2010, 12:13 PM
 
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Same here. I hope my girls live with me while the finish school, find a job, and save some money. I also hope the live on their own before they get married.
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Old 09-30-2010, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Plano, Texas
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I checked "never," but my opinion tends to be skewed since my son passed away at age 16.
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Old 09-30-2010, 12:34 PM
 
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Kay Kay - so sorry - as a parent I cannot imagine.

As for me I checked 18-19 - but that meant leave for college - away from home. Fly little birds - fly!
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Old 09-30-2010, 12:46 PM
 
Location: maryland
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I checked "never," but my opinion tends to be skewed since my son passed away at age 16.

*hugs*
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Old 09-30-2010, 12:48 PM
 
Location: New York City
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When they go away to college.
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Old 09-30-2010, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
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Once they can support themselves. I would prefer they live on their own before marriage and learn how to take care of the bills, cooking, cleaning etc...ALONE!
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Old 09-30-2010, 01:13 PM
 
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Can't vote. My opinion on this changes day to day!
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