The average child in a large/very large families are in the lowest socioeconomic ranks. They're either poor or impoverished. Oftentimes there's very little monies for the necessities, if that. Children from large/very large families must DO WITHOUT,even the basic things.It's usual for children from large/very large families to be malnourished or undernourished as there's little food in their household.Since parents of large/very families didn't have the foresight to practice family planning, the family environment is that of socioeconomic struggle & the main inculcation of these children is basic survival, nothing more.
Socioeconomic struggle is constant in large/very large families. Children are taught that it's acceptable to be poor for poverty is viewed as noble.They're further taught to see life beyond struggle as greedy, self-indulgent, & unnecessary.They view poverty & struggle as normal lifestyles.They view the higher human needs such as culture, beauty, & the need for self-actualization to be inherently wrong.
Many large/very large families see things beyond the necessities as pointless. The average parent of large/very large families find it pointless to expose their children to the higher & better things of life such as dancing/music classes, theatre, foreign travel, & other educational/cultural activites that parents from small families routinely expose their children to. The average child from large/very large families have rough-scrabbled activities.The only time many children from large families are exposed to the arts & other cultural activities are on school-sponsored trips. Otherwise, they are totally devoid of such enrichening activities.
Children from large/very large families often have to endure inferior quality of clothing, medical/health care, & food. Sadly, a lot of children from large families are below poverty socioeconomically & MUST depend upon assistance to keep them somewhat afloat.As a result of their parents' ekeing out a living, they're more attuned to the lower, more basic human needs of survival & living from day to day.To the average child in a large family, socioeconomic survival is a constant uphill battle that has to fight daily.They're lucky if they have enough food & clothing for the moment. It is de rigueur that they work, oftentimes from middle childhood to obtain the extras that other children normally have & to assist their parents socioeconomically. Making do & pure survival are the keywords of the large family.