Big brood! When it involves the Duggars, the extra members, the merrier — which is why some followers have a tough time holding monitor of the well-known household.
After tying the knot in July 1984, Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar (née Ruark) welcomed a complete of 19 youngsters, together with two units of twins, and the couple bestowed all of their little ones with J-monikers. Joshua Duggar was the primary to reach in 1988, and Josie capped the group of children in 2009.
Although Michelle introduced that she was anticipating her twentieth youngster in November 2011, she revealed the subsequent month that she had suffered a miscarriage.
In 2016, the fact stars shared marriage recommendation after greater than three a long time collectively. Their No. 1 piece of recommendation? “Individually pursue a close relationship with Jesus,” the couple wrote on the time. “The closer we each get to God, the closer we each get to each other.”
Michelle mirrored on her lasting marriage to Jim Bob in August 2020. “I really know that our relationship with God and our close walk with Christ is what holds our marriage together,” she solely instructed Us Weekly. “That’s the glue that started our relationship years ago. And I know because of our faith, that is the solid foundation that we have.”
She added: “I am more in love with him than I have ever been. He is the man that stands strong and is solid, and then he’s steady. And I’m so grateful that God brought us together 36 years ago. And he’s given us these precious children and we love every one of them.”
The Love That Multiplies authors hit tv screens in 2008 when 17 Kids and Counting aired on TLC. As the couple welcomed extra youngsters, the fact present was renamed 18 Kids and Counting and 19 Kids and Counting earlier than its 2015 cancellation.
That similar yr, many members of the Duggar household appeared within the spinoff present Jill and Jessa: Counting On, later renamed Counting On. From courtships and engagements to being pregnant bulletins and births, the present adopted Jinger Duggar, Jessa Duggar and extra as they begin households of their very own. However, the spinoff was canceled in June 2021 after 11 seasons.
As if it wasn’t powerful sufficient for TLC viewers to maintain monitor of Joshua, Jana, John-David, Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jedidiah, Jeremiah, Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johanna, Jennifer, Jordyn and Josie’s main milestones, most of the Duggar children now have youngsters of their very own.
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