Quiz Quiz: How Many Kids Can You Handle?

The more the merrier might work for some moms, but not everyone is cut out for the chaos. If you crave quiet time, lean toward perfection, and yearn for at least a nibble of control and privacy, less might be more your speed. "Each of us has just so much to give -- and not everyone is at the same comfort level," says Martha Straus, PhD, professor of clinical psychology at Antioch New England. "So if you have a choice, factor in your priorities first." And take our quiz to calculate the family size that fits your personality perfectly.

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