I want a big family Three boys, three girls, a couple of animals All of them tearing up the house like cannibals Toys and sippy cups, the signs are everywhere in sight Me and my wife taking turns filling bottles throughout the night
Elementary days; back and forth to school, my kids - excelling Ask your mother about that one, Daddy's not too good with spelling Summer breaks and road trips home, all of us crammed inside our van As Aunt's and Uncles wait to share their love as often as they can
Teenagers; the latest fashions, sports, and grades that steadily move up Each child with their own opinions, and music that I won't approve of Broken rules and worn out excuses, sometimes the raise of a voice Girls are trouble anyway you look at it, and boys will be boys
High school, puberty and broken hearts ahead, oh brother! I say no, they say ok, then sneak around and ask their mother Relationships and drug experiments, and maybe some suspensions Though, I know that they will learn their lessons, with the best intentions
Maybe college or the military, whichever they do choose They grow up and leave the house, while me and Mommy share the blues Less frequent calls, less information about how their life is going The hardest part for a parent, I'm sure, is wondering and not knowing
Someday history repeats itself, they're parents of their own Now me and Grandma share our love while you make road trips to our home I may not know what I am in for, or what this life has in store for me But wiith my wife, children and animals, a family man I can be
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