Don't get me wrong ~ I hope baby #20 is happy, healthy and beautiful like all of their kids - as my grandmother would say, G0d bless 'em - but ...
1. Aren't there enough people in the world? If Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's 20 kids each have 20 kids, that's 400 grandchildren. And if those grandchildren each have 20 kids, that's 8,000 more people on the planet earth ... all from these two.
2. If the Duggars really want a home filled with lots of kids, maybe they should consider adopting one (or 20) of the thousands of children in foster care in this country. Now, I think that's what Jesus would do.
3. Be thankful for the 19 children you already have. Jim Bob said this morning on the Today Show that they wanted an even number. I know he was joking - sort of - but 1/ it's not funny and 2/ Michelle and Josie (#19) are lucky they're alive. I repeat: Be thankful for the 19 children you already have!
Because this is Stop and Blog the Roses, I must end on what I'm grateful for today. Let's see. Hmm. Today, I am grateful that ~
1/ my mind
3/ and wallet
are not strapped by 20 kids.
But, also, because I am a lawyer and a Libra (the scales!), it is my nature to see both sides. So, I will just end by saying thank G0d we live in a country where we are free, including free to make our own reproductive, religious, personal decisions. Whatever makes you happy. And, when the cameras aren't rolling, I do hope they are really as happy as they portray themselves to be.
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The Duggars - when they were a small family of just 17 kids.