Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Jim Bob's Election Results

At the end of October, Jim Bob Duggar announced his candidacy for Arkansas state Senate District 7. The primary took place a few days ago, and Jim Bob lost. According to the official election results, he received just over 15% of the vote. His official statement can be found on his political Facebook page.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Jana Duggar Speaks Out Regarding Citation

In case you have seen the news involving Jana Duggar, we wanted to provide some information. She issued a public statement, and an NBC article has the details.

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Josh Duggar Found Guilty

Following a days-long trial, attended by Anna and various Duggar family members, the jury serving in the Josh Duggar case delivered its verdict to the judge. Joshua Duggar has been found guilty on knowing receipt and possession of child pornography. He was immediately taken into custody and was able to tell Anna that he loved her before being escorted out of the court room. Jim Bob and the other family members who were in attendance accompanied Anna out of the courthouse to a waiting vehicle.

According to the prosecution, by law, Josh will be sentenced only on one count, receipt. Sentencing will take four months.

PEOPLE Magazine published an article describing the scene in the courtroom. Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar published a statement, which can be read on their website.

We encourage you to pray for the entire Duggar family as they deal with the emotions and aftermath of this situation. We especially encourage you to pray for Anna and her seven children. We cannot fathom the brokenness they must be feeling, and our hearts go out to them as they move forward. 

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Duggar #14 Turns 19

We intended to release this post on November 15th, but there was a glitch, and it never went through. Better late than never though, right? 

Happy 19th birthday to Justin Duggar! He is the 14th of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's children and will celebrate one year of marriage to Claire in February. Justin's birthday is the 8th of 10 Duggar birthdays and anniversaries that take place in the month of November. Out of all the months in the year, November has the highest number of important dates for the Duggar family.

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Josh and Anna's 7th Child

Josh and Anna Duggar just announced the birth of their seventh child. Madyson Lily Duggar arrived on October 23rd, 2021. She is Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's 22nd grandchild.

Friday, November 12, 2021

Josie Sings the Star Spangled Banner

Josie Duggar

If you are a long-time follower of our blog and fan of the Duggar family, you probably know that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar place a high importance on music education for their children. A segment of 19 Kids and Counting that aired about eight years ago featured a then-toddler Josie Duggar singing the Star Spangled Banner. Do you remember watching that?

Then in 2018, the Duggars uploaded a YouTube video of Josie singing the national anthem. Now, three-and-a-half years later, Elizabeth Bontrager, a friend of the Duggars, posted another video of Josie of Josie, who turns 12 in December, singing the same song (link below). Keep up the good work Josie!

Josie Duggar Sings The Star Spangled Banner 2021

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Friday, November 5, 2021

Duggar Grandchild #6 Turns 6

Between Jessa and Ben's anniversary, Jessa's birthday, and now Spurgeon's birthday, it has been a big week full of celebrations for the Seewald family. Happy 6th birthday to Spurgeon! 

Today is also Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo's 5th anniversary. Congratulations to the Vuolos on half a decade! If you missed the big announcement the other day, Jinger and Jeremy have another book coming out next year.

Spurgeon Seewald

Photos courtesy theseewaldfamily.com; duggarfamily.com

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Duggar #5 Turns 29

Happy 29th birthday to Jessa Seewald! Just one more year to go until the big 3-0!

Photos courtesy of theseewaldfamily.com; duggarfamily.com

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Vuolos Announce New Book

Just six months after the release of their autobiography, The Hope We Hold: Finding Peace in the Promises of God, Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo have announced another book project. This one is a 32-page children's book called You Can Shine So Bright

Illustrated by Naomi C. Robinson, an illustrator and designer with more than 20 years of experience, the book is slated to be available August 23rd, 2022. You Can Shine So Bright retails for $17.99 and can be pre-ordered via the links on the Worthy Kids website. The target audience is children ages four through seven.

3 Years for John and Abbie

It's a busy week for Duggar anniversaries. The Seewalds celebrated seven years on the 1st, and the Vuolos will be married five years on the 5th. Today is John-David and Abbie Duggar's special day. Happy three-year anniversary to this couple! To add to the celebrations, there are seven Duggar birthdays this month, and four of those are in the first eight days. 

Abbie Duggar and John-David Duggar
Christmas 2018

John-David Duggar, Abbie Duggar, Grace Duggar
October 2021

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Addison Turns Two

Happy 2nd birthday to Addison Duggar! Addison is the 14th Duggar grandchild and the second of Joe and Kendra Duggar's three children. 

Kendra Duggar, Joseph Duggar, 
Addison Duggar, Garrett Duggar, Brooklyn Duggar

Joseph Duggar and infant Addison Duggar

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, November 1, 2021

Seewalds Celebrate 7 Years

Today is the first of not one, not two, but three Duggar anniversaries...in less than one week! The Seewalds are celebrating seven years of marriage. Happy anniversary, Jessa and Ben!

Ben Seewald and Jessa Seewald
Fall 2021

Ben Seewald and Jessa Seewald
Newly married

Photos courtesy theseewaldfamily.com

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Jim Bob to Run for Arkansas Senate

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are hoping to jump back into politics. They just announced that Jim Bob will run for the Arkansas state Senate District 7 seat that has been newly vacated. The special election for the position will take place soon. 

The Duggars have been involved in politics for many years, and Jim Bob served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1999-2002. 

More information, including statements from Jim Bob and his spokesperson, can be found in the article on the Arkansas Democrat Gazette website.

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Duggar #9 Turns 24

Happy 24th birthday to Joy-Anna Forsyth, the ninth in the Duggar family lineup. Joy and Austin have been married four years (4.5 years on November 26th) and are the parents to Gideon Forsyth (turns four in February) and Evelyn Forsyth (turned one in August). 

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Jeremiah's Girfriend

Jeremiah Duggar just announced that he is in a relationship! And you have probably heard his girlfriend's name before, as she and her family are long-time friends of the Duggars. We have done giveaways of their CDs, and one of their other daughters used to design our headers. Can you guess who it is?

Jeremiah's girlfriend is Hannah Wissmann (26), the ninth of Loren and Gloria Wissmann's 13 children.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Justin and Claire's Wedding Highlights

Claire Duggar and Justin Duggar

Justin and Claire Duggar are three days away from their eight-month wedding anniversary. They just shared their wedding highlight reel. It's a five-minute video that features the key moments from their special day, as well as some audio. 

Justin and Claire Duggar Wedding Highlight Video

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Jill's Miscarriage

Jill and Derick Dillard recently announced that Jill suffered a miscarriage soon after finding out that she was expecting their third child. Our hearts go out to them during this very difficult time! They posted a short tribute video to YouTube that you can watch.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Johannah's Sweet 16

Happy 16th birthday to Johannah Duggar! She is Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's 16th child and the oldest of the four "little" girls. 

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Jana and Jessa at the G3

Jessa, Ben, and Jana just took a trip to Atlanta, Georgia for the G3 Conference. The conference lasted three days, from September 30th to October 2nd, and featured more than 20 well-known Christian speakers.

Jana Duggar, Jessa Seewald, Laura DeMaise

Photo courtesy theseewaldfamily.com

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Josh Appears in Court

Josh Duggar appeared in court on Monday for an evidentiary hearing, reports 40/29 News, a Northwest Arkansas news organization. On its website, the network has a brief article about the hearing, as well as a video showing Josh and Anna Duggar leaving the courthouse. KNWA/KFTA News, another local news organization, reports the dates of Josh's pretrial conference (November 18, 2021) and trial by jury (November 30, 2021).

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Duggars on a Road Trip

Do you remember watching "On the Road with 16 Children" back in 2006? The special followed the Duggars as they traveled cross-country with their big family. Fifteen years later, Jim Bob and Michelle are on another road trip. This time, they're with their six youngest. Fun fact: Only two of these kids were on the trip back in 2006.

Jim Bob Duggar, Johannah Duggar, Jordyn Duggar, Jennifer Duggar, 
Michelle Duggar, Josie Duggar, Jackson Duggar, Tyler
September 2021

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, September 13, 2021

Michelle's 55th

Today is Michelle Duggar's 55th birthday. Happy birthday, Michelle!

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Joe and Kendra Celebrate 4 Years

Joe and Kendra Duggar celebrated their wedding anniversary yesterday. They were married four years ago and have three children (ages three, 22 months, and six months). 

Joseph Duggar and Kendra Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Farmland Adventures 2021

Fall is quickly approaching, which means that it's time for the Duggars to take a trip to Farmland Adventures. Do you remember the episode that aired in February 2012, "Duggars Planning the Future," when the entire clan visited the farm? We also posted pictures of the Duggars' visit on Labor Day 2017. It seems to be a favorite family activity for Labor Day weekend. 

A big group of Duggars just met up at Farmland Adventures, so we thought we would share this group picture. Can you name everyone?

Duggars at Farmland Adventures, 2021

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Sunday, September 5, 2021

First-Time Parents

Katey Duggar and Jedidiah Duggar

Five months after their wedding, Jedidiah and Katey Duggar are looking forward to becoming a family of three! Two days ago, on September 3rd, they announced their pregnancy to their families in a big way. And what's impressive is that they found a unique way to reveal the news that had not already been used by a previous Duggar couple. Baby Duggar is due in spring 2022. The link to Jed and Katey's YouTube video is below.

Jed and Katey Duggar Announce 1st Pregnancy

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com 

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Jana in Las Vegas

On her trip to Los Angeles with Jason and James, Jana also stopped in Las Vegas. There, she visited the Las Vegas World Market, a showcase of international designers and vendors in the home design industry. In this picture, you'll see Jana's new blonde balayage highlights.

Jana Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, August 30, 2021

Duggars and Dodgers

A few of the Duggar siblings made the trip out to Los Angeles to visit Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo. While there, they attended a Major League Baseball game at Dodger Stadium. Have you ever been to an MLB game?

Jinger Vuolo, Jana Duggar, Jason Duggar, James Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Duggar #8 Turns 25

Happy 25th birthday to Josiah Duggar! He and Lauren just had their third wedding anniversary in June, and they will celebrate Bella's second birthday in November.

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Evelyn Turns 1

Happy 1st birthday to Evelyn Forsyth! Yesterday, this adorable little girl turned one year old. She is Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's 18th grandchild and the 7th in a line of 10 Duggar granddaughters, which will become 11 when Anna Duggar delivers her daughter this fall. 

Gideon Forsyth with newborn Evelyn Forsyth

Gideon Forsyth, Joy-Anna Forsyth, Evelyn Forsyth
August 2021

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, August 16, 2021

MEDIC Corps in Haiti

MEDIC Corps, an organization that some of the Duggars have done relief work with, has just deployed a team to Haiti. Over the weekend, Haiti was hit by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, and the death toll is already up over 1,200. In the midst of all the devastation, residents are bracing for a tropical depression that is expected to hit in the next 24 hours. 

The MEDIC Corps team that is now in Haiti includes John-David Duggar, Nathan Bates, Lawson Bates, Trace Bates, and others. Please pray that this crew would have an incredible impact as they assist the Haitian people and that they would stay safe while they work.


Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Kendra Turns 23

Happy 23rd birthday to Kendra Duggar! It's hard to believe that it's been four years since Joseph surprised his fiancée with a 19th birthday celebration while she was shopping for a wedding dress in Kentucky.

Kendra Duggar, Joseph Duggar, Addison Duggar, Garrett Duggar, Brooklyn Duggar

 Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Summer Fun with Gideon and Evelyn

The Forsyths have enjoyed a summer filled with outdoor fun and family time. Evelyn turns one on August 21st, and Gideon will officially be three-and-a-half on the 23rd. 

Gideon Forsyth and Evelyn Forsyth

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Duggar #17 Turns 14

Happy belated birthday to Jennifer Duggar! Jenni turned 14 on August 2nd. 

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, August 2, 2021

Future Pilot Gracie?

For a number of years, the Duggars have attended the EAA AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The event was canceled in 2020, but it's back this year, and John Duggar took Abbie and little Grace. Below is a photo of Grace, as well as links to snapshots from past years.

Oshkosh 2016

Oshkosh 2017

Oshkosh 2018 

Grace Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Katey Turns 23

Today is Katey (Nakatsu) Duggar's 23rd birthday. Happy birthday, Katey! She and Jedidiah have been married almost four months. 

Jedidiah Duggar and Katey Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

37 Years of Duggars

Happy wedding anniversary to Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar! This dynamic duo just celebrated 37 years of marriage.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, 2014

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, 2021

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Saturday, July 24, 2021

4 Seewald Siblings

Fern Seewald is almost one week old. We thought we would share some newborn photos of her siblings and see who you think she most closely resembles. Do you think she looks like any of her Duggar relatives? Let us know in the comments section!

Newborn Fern Seewald, 2021
Newborn Ivy Seewald, 2019

Newborn Henry Seewald, 2017

Newborn Spurgeon Seewald, 2015

Photos courtesy theseewaldfamily.com

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Fern Meets the Family

Jim Bob Duggar and Fern Seewald

Jessa and Ben Seewald just uploaded the third segment in their birth story sequence (link below). Michelle was able to be in the room when Jessa delivered Fern, and other visitors were allowed later, including Jim Bob and all three of Fern's siblings. Mom and baby were discharged from the hospital yesterday afternoon.

Jessa Seewald's Birth Story, Part 3

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

It's a Girl!

Jessa and Ben just announced the gender and name of their 4th baby. Their daughter, Fern Elliana Seewald, was born on July 18th. She weighed 8 lbs 5 oz and measured 21 inches long. The link to this little one's birth video, who made her appearance on Grandpa Jim Bob's birthday, is below.

Jessa Seewald's Birth Story, Part 2

Monday, July 19, 2021

Baby Seewald #4 Is Here!

Ivy Seewald, Henry Seewald, Spurgeon Seewald

Jessa and Ben Seewald are officially the parents of four children, and you know exactly what that means. Baby Seewald #4 just arrived! The proud mom and dad have not yet revealed their little one's gender or name, but they posted part one of the birth story (video link below).

Jessa Seewald's Birth Story, Part 1

Photo courtesy theseewaldfamily.com

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Jim Bob Turns 56

Wishing Jim Bob Duggar a very happy 56th birthday!

Jim Bob Duggar

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Friday, July 16, 2021

Meredith Turns 6

Happy 6th Birthday to Meredith Duggar!

Meredith Duggar and Mackynzie Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Jed and Katey's Wedding Video

Jedidiah Duggar and Katey Duggar, honeymoon

It has been three months since Jedidiah Duggar and Katey Nakatsu became Mr. and Mrs. Duggar. Jed and Katey just uploaded their full wedding film to YouTube (link below). If you don't have 27 minutes to spare, you can watch the six-minute highlight reel.

Jed and Katey's Full Wedding Ceremony

Jed and Katey's Wedding (Highlights)

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Duggar #13 Turns 20

Happy 20th birthday to James, the 13th Duggar child!

James Duggar

Photos courtesy duggarfamily.com

Monday, July 5, 2021

Duggars' Statement on 'Counting On' Cancellation

Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar

Following TLC's announcement of the cancellation of Counting On, Jim Bob and Michelle posted a response statement to their family website. The link is below.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's Statement on Cancellation of Counting On

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Duggar Ladies at MarketPlace

MarketPlace Grill holds a special place in the Duggars' hearts. They often go for birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, and other important occasions. With Jessa's due date approaching this summer, she met her mom and Jana at MarketPlace for some girl time. Fun fact: Jessa and Ben ate at MarketPlace right before Spurgeon was born.

Michelle Duggar, Jessa Seewald, Jana Duggar

Photo courtesy theseewaldfamily.com

Friday, July 2, 2021

Jinger's Interview with Jeremy Fall

Jinger Vuolo recently sat down with restaurant owner and podcaster Jeremy Fall for an interview. She spoke about growing up as a Duggar on reality TV and her new life in Los Angeles. This segment was taped just before TLC announced that Counting On had been canceled. You can listen to the interview, which is over one hour long, on Spotify and Apple Podcasts (link below).

Jinger's Interview with Jeremy Fall

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

TLC Cancels 'Counting On'

Nearly 17 years after the premiere of the Duggars' first reality TV special and nearly 13 years after the start of the family's first TLC reality series, TLC has announced that 'Counting On' has been canceled. The network confirmed this in a statement to Us Weekly. The full statement can be found in an article on the Us Weekly website

Duggars at the Lake

For the Duggars, summertime means time on the water! Joy, Austin, Gideon, and Evy Forsyth met up with Jedidiah and Katey Duggar at Beaver Lake. Jed and Katey have been married almost three months. 

Austin Forsyth, Joy Forsyth, Jedidiah Duggar, Katey Duggar

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Friday, June 11, 2021

He or She, What Will Baby Seewald Be?

Henry Seewald, Jessa Seewald, Ivy Seewald, Ben Seewald, Spurgeon Seewald
Beach vacation 2021

Jessa Seewald is pregnant with her fourth child, a rainbow baby, but she and Ben have not yet shared the child's gender. They found out via ultrasound but are keeping it under wraps, as they have done in the past. They also haven't announced the exact due date, only that their little one is set to arrive sometime this summer. 

For a fun Friday discussion, we thought we would let you all share your guesses in the comments section: Do you think Baby Seewald #4 will be a boy or a girl?

Photo courtesy theseewaldfamily.com

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Garrett Turns 3

Happy 3rd birthday to Garrett Duggar! For three months, Joe and Kendra had three children under the age of three. Now they have three children ages three and under. 

Addison Duggar, Joseph Duggar, Kendra Duggar, Brooklyn Duggar, Garrett Duggar
Joseph Duggar, Kendra Duggar, Garrett Duggar

Photos courtesy joeandkendra.com