How are the Duggars dealing with the Gothard sex scandal?

If there is anything that the Duggars love more than tater tot casserole and Aussie Instant Freeze Hairspray, it is the Institute of Basic Life Principles (which is the umbrella organization that runs, among other things, the Advanced Training Institute, providing homeschoolers with a Bible Based curriculum, including… » 5/27/14 8:58pm 5/27/14 8:58pm

Duggars Visit Fertility Doctor to See About Having a 20th Kid

After a life-threatening bout of preeclampsia in 2010, followed by a miscarriage at 19 weeks in 2011, this has been the longest stretch of time that Michelle Duggar has been not-pregnant in 27 years. So the 47-year-old went to a high-risk pregnancy doctor to see if she's able to have any more kids. » 5/20/14 10:20am 5/20/14 10:20am

It Isn't Jim Bob Who Keeps Impregnating Mrs. Duggar--It's CAPITALISM

And so it begins. Duggars: TNG. The first of the Duggar girls—Jill, 22—is engaged to be married and says she plans to follow in her parents' footsteps, "popping out" kids until God decides she's had enough. Oh, and also she and her husband are waiting until their wedding for their first kiss—which is neither here nor… » 4/10/14 6:15pm 4/10/14 6:15pm

The 19 Reasons Why Michelle Duggar Loves Her Body

Infamous mom of 19 kids Michelle Duggar has enumerated the many ways that she has learned to love her body even after having been perpetually pregnant for two decades. A positive body image is great and all, but some of her reasons just read like she's cycling through the Kübler-Ross model of grief. » 2/26/14 1:10pm 2/26/14 1:10pm

What Happens When a Quiverfull Dad Becomes a Woman?

The Quiverfull movement is an extreme Christian fundamentalist subculture that bans all birth control and encourages women to have as many children as possible. As such, you might not think that the story of a Quiverfull dad confiding in his wife that he wanted to switch sexes and begin living as a woman would end… » 4/27/12 2:40pm 4/27/12 2:40pm

Woman Who's Been a Surrogate Mother 11 Times Officially Retires Her…

For most women, the idea of carrying four of their own children is more than enough. But one woman did that much and then kept right on going. Meredith Olafson, of Fargo, North Dakota, has delivered 15 babies. That is approaching Duggar levels of birthing. Unlike the Duggars, though, most of the babies didn't belong… » 4/10/12 11:55pm 4/10/12 11:55pm

Michelle Duggar Sees Nothing Wasteful Whatsoever About Having 19 Kids

Michelle Duggar, she of the 19 kids and counting, has some strong words for people who accuse her and her husband's prolific babymaking of being wasteful or irresponsible in an overpopulated world: overpopulation doesn't exist, because the entire global population can easily fit inside of the Jacksonville, Florida… » 3/28/12 11:55pm 3/28/12 11:55pm

Meet the Family of 21 That's Challenging Duggars for Crazy-Breeding…

The Duggars better watch their backs because there's a new family of breeding-frenzied crazies about to hit the scene. Baby Makes 19 (American Horror Story was already taken), a new special on The Learning Channel, will follow the misadventures of the Bates family—another charming group of evangelicals doing their… » 3/12/12 10:40am 3/12/12 10:40am

Couple Welcomes 100th Grandchild, Offers Terrifying Glimpse Into A…


Viktor and Aneta Urich have just welcomed their 100th grandchild into the world. Their newest grandson, Henry, was born two weeks ago, and the couple, who live in Grande Prairie, Alberta, are thrilled to add yet another grandkid to the list: "We were happy and we were waiting for it. We want to have a party in the… » 12/29/11 11:55pm 12/29/11 11:55pm

The Duggars' Video Message To Their Miscarried Child Is For You Too,…

When pictures leaked from the memorial service the Duggars held for Jubilee Shalom, the daughter they lost earlier this month, it was unclear if they were actually intended for public consumption. Now we have an answer, since the Duggars have posted a four and a half minute video featuring one of the shots on their… » 12/28/11 12:10pm 12/28/11 12:10pm

Duggars Share Photos Of Miscarried Baby At Memorial

Few among us have never made a judgey comment about the Duggars, however everyone's trying to be sensitive in light of the sad news that Michelle Duggar suffered a miscarriage. But now there's this bit of holy shit: TMZ is running dead fetus photos that the Duggars distributed at Jubilee Shalom Duggar's memorial… » 12/14/11 9:05pm 12/14/11 9:05pm

OMFG The Duggars Are Spawning For The 20th Time

Michelle Duggar, 45, and her husband Jim Bob, 46, visited the Today show this morning to announce that they are expecting their twentieth baby. She has already been pregnant 19 times. With this gestation — if she carried a kid for nine months each time — that would be 180 months or 15 years that she's been pregnant.… » 11/08/11 9:40am 11/08/11 9:40am