I’m a mum-of-eight & five of my kids share one room – trolls all make the same cruel criticism | The Sun
BEING a mum means you're often given unsolicited advice on how to raise your children, as Desiree Luna knows all too well.
The mum-of-eight has been inundated with mean comments saying she should never have had so many kids if she couldn't afford a big house for them.
However, the 42-year-old from Los Angeles has hit back in an exclusive interview with Fabulous – revealing the family never wanted a big house anyway, and living in close quarters has even helped her children.
The nanny who lives in a three-bedroom house with her husband and eight children aged 22, 21, 20, 16, 12 11, 9 and 8 has a five-bunk bed system to keep her five youngest kids in one room and shared the hack on her TikTok account @raisingeightarrows.
But it seems not everyone was impressed as the mum recalls she was inundated with cruel comments.
"Lot of people were like 'you shouldn’t have so many,'" she recalls.
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Desiree adds: "Me having a big family and not having the big house doesn't make me a bad mum or my children unhappy, those are the negative comments I got."
In fact, the mum wished she could show the haters just how happy her kids were living in the tiny house, but she's been put off by the negative comments.
She adds: "I didn’t put my family out there as much as I wanted to because it threw me off, but I wish I could so they could see how happy we are, we're always laughing."
The five youngest children, 16, 12 11, 9, and 8, who Desiree didn't want to be named, all share one bedroom while the three eldest children share another.
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