Michelle and Rod have been married for 29 years and have 12 children ranging in age from 28 to 6, with another child on the way. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Huge family drama?
“We both always wanted a large family,” says Rod. WATCH Oldest Of 13 Siblings Says Her Parents Are Tired, ‘And They Still Have So Much Work Ahead Of Them’
Michelle says they spend between $1,600 – $1,800 in groceries each month, “Which is equivalent to our house payment.”
The couple, who currently has eight of their 12 children still at home, lives in a four-bedroom house, which they both say is cluttered.
“The chaos is taking over,” admits Michelle, who says their super-sized family life is never boring; but everything about running the large household is a big production. “And boy do we need help,” she adds.
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