When asked on average most of us might say that managing and taking care of 19 children would seem to be a bit of a challenge, but that is not the case for the Duggar family.
It looks like mother hen Michelle 47 and king of the roost Jim Bob Duggar 48 are trying and hoping to get pregnant with baby No. 20! Right now the family is made up of 9 girls and 10 boys which include two sets of fraternal twins and all of the kids names begin with the letter “J”.
The couple recently celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary with a special show on TLC titled “Anniversaries to Remember”. They shared surprises in their relationship, the joy of parenthood, their grandchildren and tips for having a long lasting relationship.
The Duggar’s are currently in their 12 season on TLC which premiered in September of 2013. The Dugger’s are fundamentalist Christians from Arkansas who allow God to determine the number of children they will have.
One thing you will notice when watching the show is the remarkable job the family does in keeping all of the children and the flow of the household in order. The Dugger’s raise their children using the buddy system with the older children assisting and helping out the younger ones with everything from school work, musical play to household chores.
The family has had their share of criticism. They have come under attack for having such a large family and concerns with overpopulating always seem to be an issue. According to USA Today Michelle addressed those issues with this statement Michelle says “she doesn't believe the hype.
"We have studied it and I believe that there is a misconception about overpopulation. I think that the whole mind-set of overpopulation is really overrated. ... I think that there is this ideology that goes behind overpopulation that I don't really agree with. It's a different perspective and that's where people have their different ideas, and that's okay. That's what makes the world go around; there are many different ideas and different perspectives about certain topics."
You can watch the Duggar’s and get to know them and their 19 kids every Tuesday night at 9pm on TLC, or you can keep up with the whole family on their website Dugger Family.