Saturday, December 3, 2016

List of Jinger Duggar's Bridesmaids


Happy Saturday to our lovely readers! Many of you have asked for a list of Jinger Duggar's bridesmaids. The sixth oldest Duggar child walked down the aisle with ten gals. Her sisters encouraged her to delegate tasks so she could remain relaxed on her wedding day, and their advice worked; the bride stayed calm throughout the entire process.

Here are the names of the bridal attendants (from left to right) and their relationships to Jinger:

Johannah Duggar (sister of the bride) 
Jennifer Hartono (friend of the bride)
   *Jennifer was a foreign exchange student from Indonesia who met the Duggars several years ago when her brother connected with John-David and Jana on a mission trip.
Jana Duggar (sister of the bride)
Joy-Anna Duggar (sister of the bride)
Matron of honor Jessa Duggar Seewald (sister of the bride)
Jill Duggar Dillard (sister of the bride)
Anna Duggar (sister-in-law of the bride/wife of brother Josh Duggar)
Kenzie Peters (friend of the bride)
Valerie Vuolo (sister of the groom)
    *Jeremy Vuolo has two siblings, best man Charles Vuolo and bridesmaid Valerie Vuolo.
Rebekah Kelly (friend of the bride)


Photo courtesy TLC

Friday, December 2, 2016

#FlashbackFriday Michelle Disciplines


We hope y'all are having a wonderful day. In honor of #FlashbackFriday, we have an old Duggar video to share. It was filmed in 2008, when Michelle Duggar was pregnant with her 18th child, Jordyn-Grace Duggar. 

The mom of many attempts to do an interview with Discovery, while keeping toddlers Jackson Duggar and Johannah Duggar quiet. Filmed more than eight years ago, this video clip will give you a behind-the-scenes look at Duggar discipline.

Photo/video courtesy Discovery Life

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Dillards and Seewalds Are Ready for Christmas

The Dillards and Seewalds are getting ready for Christmas! Jill, Derick, and Israel Dillard have been home from Central America for almost four months. They are living in the home that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar refer to as their "guesthouse," located next door.

Both Jill Dillard and Jessa Seewald are proud of their Christmas decorations. For both of them, this is their third Christmas as married women and their second Christmas as mamas. Have you decorated for Christmas yet?

 Jill (Duggar) Dillard and Israel Dillard with their newly decorated Christmas tree

 Jessa (Duggar) Seewald's Christmas decorations...notice the four stockings :)

And here's a cute picture of Grandma Michelle Duggar and grandson Israel Dillard...

Michelle Duggar and Israel Dillard

Photos courtesy dillardfamily.com, theseewaldfamily.com

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Quality Time with Mom and Grandpa

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are only in their early 50s (Jim Bob turned 51 in July, and Michelle turned 50 in September), but they have 19 children and six (soon to be seven) grandchildren.

Their lives are busy. The couple has said that they get less sleep now than they did when they had a bunch of little ones because they often stay up into the wee hours of the morning having deep conversations with their older kiddos. But no matter how sleep deprived they are, Jim Bob and Michelle are always up for spending quality time with their kids and grandkids. Here are a few new snapshots:

 Michelle Duggar and Joy-Anna Duggar do some Black Friday weekend shopping

 Jim Bob Duggar (aka Grandpa Duggar) spends quality time with grandson Spurgeon Seewald

Michelle Duggar and Josie Duggar throw a mother-daughter tea party

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, November 28, 2016

Duggar Baby Statistics

 The Duggar family in 1994

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have been married for 32 years. After tying the knot in July 1984, when Michelle was 17 and Jim Bob was 19, the couple waited nearly four years before having their first child.

Between March 1988 and December 2009, a span of almost 22 years, Michelle Duggar gave birth 17 times and was pregnant for more than 12 years. During that period, there were only five calendar years in which the Duggars did not welcome a child.

Aside from the 22-month gap between Josh and twins Jana and John, as well as between Johannah and Jennifer, all the Duggar kids are between 12 and 19 months apart. The average age gap is 16 months.

To compare these statistics to those of the Bates family, visit the "Bates Baby Statistics" post on our Bates Family Blog. 

1. Joshua James Duggar
22 months
*
2. Jana Marie Duggar
3. John-David Duggar
16 months

4. Jill Michelle (Duggar) Dillard
18 months

5. Jessa Lauren (Duggar) Seewald
13 months

6. Jinger Nicole (Duggar) Vuolo
13 months

7. Joseph Garrett Duggar
19 months

8. Josiah Matthew Duggar
14 months

9. Joy-Anna Duggar
14 months

10. Jedidiah Robert Duggar
11. Jeremiah Robert Duggar

16 months

12. Jason Michael Duggar
15 months

13. James Andrew Duggar
16 months

14. Justin Samuel Duggar
18 months

15. Jackson Levi Duggar
17 months

16. Johannah Faith Duggar
22 months

17. Jennifer Danielle Duggar

16 months

18. Jordyn-Grace Makiya Duggar
12 months

19. Josie Brooklyn Duggar
**

*Caleb Duggar was born to eternal rest after Joshua and before twins Jana and John-David.
**Jubilee Shalom Duggar entered into the presence of Jesus December 2, 2011. She was stillborn at 11:46 p.m. on December 11, 2011, weighing 4 oz and measuring 6 cm in length.

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com