cheaper by the Dozen? Not in this real estate market.
A fertile mom has gone viral on TikTok for this inside view of the brownstone unit in New York City that she shares with her husband — and 10 kids.
Amber de la Motte, who uses the handle @TheHappyCaravan, has garnered more than 5.7 million views and counting by sharing her home’s intricate sleeping arrangements on the top three floors of the brownstone.
“How We Sleep in Our NYC Apartment as a Family of 12,” De La Motte captioned the clipIn which she gives a tour of the bedroom maze in her triplet, waving at her children and spouse as they lie on their beds.
In bedroom number one, “where the older boys sleep,” her eldest sons Elijah and Josiah share a bed on a bunk; In bedroom two, “where the little girls sleep,” their young daughters Melody, Anna, and Chloe share a bunk bed and twin beds.
Enoch and Noah in bedroom three are sharing a fold-out bunk bed built Murphy-style into the wall; Bedroom four has the “big girls” – Pearl and Naomi – in bunk beds, and bedroom five is for mum and dad Mark, with baby Moses sleeping under the bed.
The Legos even get their own bedroom, which doubles as a practice room for the extremely musical brood.
De la Motte revealed in the comments that the property initially ran her and her husband $4,900 a month – but it has since risen to $9,800.
“That’s not a bad rate in this town,” said the mother of “ten homeschooled string-wielding kids.” as in Gawker Once described the nuclear crew.
Their situation in the borough isn’t the family’s first unique living situation: Before moving to the Big Apple, they worked in a two-bedroom San Francisco apartment before piling into a plane trailer and moving to the East Coast, so three Three of those tykes can go to Juilliard.