As missbooklyn so astutely pointed out with the reference to Her Highness, J'babymama has to be the Queen of SOMETHING. Isn't that the "happy ending" for princesses like her?
Well, we know Jboob has had at least 17 'happy endings'. Let's hope there's not too many more for him or the DQ any time soon if at all.
agree with the posters who think that the men from the Bates family aren't good enough for Jana. Actually, the longer Jana postpones a courtship announcement, the more I think to myself "YAY!!! Jana's biological clock is ticking!!! That's one less child she'll have!"
I hope that she'll just get tired of waiting around for a parent-approved courtship, or she'll watch Anna with Josh and realize that marriage will only lead to further enslavement and then leave. Jana seems like a very sweet girl, and I would hate to see her rejected by her family, but she doesn't strike me as enough of a Kool-Aid drinker to want 20 kids.
Do the kids write stories or poems, draw pictures, examine books beyond the surface level?
One of the twins (Jer or Jed) really loves to draw. I remember this from the '20 Years, 20 Duggars' episode. Joy knits (very traditional female activity, but it counts as a craft), Jana likes to sew (or she did on the old episodes- I doubt she has time for any hobbies now). Still, I would love to see more creative toys for these kids. Growing up I loved dress-up, building blocks, and any kind of art supplies. Dance lessons were a favorite of mine too- but we all know that will never happen for the Duggars (if Jinger breaks free and makes it to Canada, I'd like to give her a private pole dancing class).
What saddens me is the lack of literature or popular music. I don't mean current pop music, but the classic stuff. I bet these kids have never heard The Beatles or even Frank Sinatra- and they've probably never read any real literature (To Kill a Mockingbird, 1984, Brave New World, the list goes on). As a teen, music and literature really opened my mind.
18 Kids and Counting
Every time the show gets a little sluggish in the ratings, Jim Bob Duggar sires another vampire child and raises it to think that the world outside is a dangerous place.
Hilarious, but sadly true.
*Edited because funny typo- 'fart supplies'.
Edited by tvmakesmesew, Apr 2, 2010 @ 5:40 PM.