Having Children

  1. How does having children change someone’s life?
  2. What kinds of things do people have to give up when they have children?
  3. What are some of the benefits of having children?
  4. What is the perfect number of children a family should have?
  5. Do you think it is better to have children when you are older or younger?
  6. Do you want to have children? If not, why not? Have you told your parents about your decision? What do they think about it? If so, when do you want to have children and how many do you want to have? Do you want your first child to be a boy or a girl? Why?
  7. Most families in wealthy countries are having less and less children. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Why?
  8. How do children who have no brothers or sisters act?
  9. Do you agree with the saying “Children should be seen and not heard”? Why do you agree or disagree?
  10. What age did women start having children sixty years ago? How about now?
  11. Do you like seeing pictures of other people’s babies?
  12. What are the best and worst things about having children?