Saturday, October 17, 2020

Pre-Election Encouragement

We have the inside scoop on an upcoming online event that you won't want to miss. Are you seeking encouragement in the midst of the tumultuous election season that our country is experiencing? Tune in on Monday, November 2nd, at 7pm CT for a night of prayer and worship. No endorsements will be made for political candidates. This is simply a time to pray for God's guidance.

Jeremy Vuolo will give a short message and lead viewers in prayer. Worship music will be provided by Ricky Skaggs, Andy Leftwich, and the Foto Sisters. The event will stream live online.


Artwork courtesy of faithfulonline.com

Monday, October 12, 2020

Kendra's 8th Sibling

When Joseph Duggar married Kendra Caldwell in September 2017, Kendra was the oldest of seven children. About five months after Joe and Kendra welcomed their son Garrett Duggar, Kendra's parents, Paul and Christina Caldwell, delivered their eighth child. 

As we posted in August, Kendra is expecting Baby #3 in February 2021. Her mom just announced that she is pregnant, as well. Baby #9 is due in May 2021. Congratulations to the Caldwells! Paul and Christina currently have five boys and three girls. 

And to add to the excitement, Lauren Caldwell (the second eldest) was just engaged to a guy named Titus. Congrats to the couple!

 
Hiking with Kendra's family
July 2019

Photo courtesy joeandkendra.com

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Jana and the Grandkids

Over the past couple years, Jessa Seewald has embraced the minimalist lifestyle. She has worked to de-clutter her home and simplify her storage and organization systems. With a family of five, including three active children under the age of five, living in a two-bedroom house, efficient use of space is key. 

All that to say, you'll notice in this photo that the Seewalds' living room doubles as their toy and book room. A while ago, Jessa moved the coffee table out to provide a bigger space to play. 

Do you consider yourself to be a minimalist?

Henry Seewald, Jana Duggar, Spurgeon Seewald

Photo courtesy theseewaldfamily.com

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Oldest Grand-Duggar Turns 11

Happy 11th birthday to Mackynzie Duggar! And her almost-birthday buddy Johannah turns 15 in three days.


 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Austin Goes Skydiving

This week, Austin flew his family of four to Alabama to visit relatives. While there, Austin got together with Trace Bates and Lawson Bates and went skydiving. Do you remember watching 19 Kids and Counting "Duggars Shoot for the Sky" back in January 2011? In celebration of her 18th birthday, Jessa Duggar went skydiving with her mama, Michelle Duggar.

 
Austin Forsyth goes skydiving

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, October 5, 2020

16 Years of Duggars


Has it really been 16 years? We say this every fall, but time sure does fly. 2020 marks the 16th anniversary of the Duggars' first television special. "14 Children and Pregnant Again" premiered on September 6th, 2004. 

Since that day, more than 300 specials and episodes of 17 Kids and Counting, 18 Kids and Counting, 19 Kids and Counting, and Counting On have been shown to the public. It's no doubt that the Duggars will go down in reality TV history.

If you enjoy this blog, be sure to visit Ellie's other blogs (NashvilleWife.com and BatesFamilyBlog.com). 

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com