News: Duggar’s New Show ‘Counting On’ Rumored to be on the Verge of Cancellation?

There have been a pile of Duggar rumors in the last few weeks, rumors of Jill Duggar Dillard possible pregnancy in Ziki-riddled Central America, of Anna Duggar's possible pregnancy, of Anna and Josh's return to one another, the desperation of Jim Bob and Michelle to shoot down all those divorce rumors and that TLC and the Duggars faked the recent episode of their new show featuring Jinger buying and flipping a car. Whew, busy few weeks in Duggar news. … [Read more...]

News: It’s Official – Duggar Family Returns to Television

Breaking News: According to US Weekly the Duggar's are officially returning to television. It's not a rumor by a tabloid, folks, it's happening! From the article: Onward and upward! After costarring on TLC's 19 Kids and Counting, Jill and Jessa Duggar have landed their own series Jill and Jessa: Counting On, premiering on the cable channel on Tuesday, March 15, Us Weekly has learned exclusively. … [Read more...]

Socialization Isn’t a Freaking Joke

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Samantha P. Field.comIf you’ve been around homeschooling culture for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with how they tend to make fun of “socialization.” When I was growing up as a homeschooled kid, I had “20 Snappy Comebacks” prepared in case I overheard someone asking “b-but but what about socialization?!” I’d been taught– and was firmly convinced– that when people asked about socialization it sprang from a place of ignorance about homeschooling. When you homeschool, I believed, you’re not just limited to interact with people from your grade level, but with children and adults of all ages. Through church (and, theoretically, co-ops … [Read more...]

The Duggar’s ‘Counting On’ Television Show Premieres Tomorrow

As you can tell I've been putting off posting about the Duggars some weeks now. There's been a lot about them in the news lately but most of it is either speculation or idle manufactured gossip to promote the new series of Duggar family specials on TLC. Yes, TLC is going ahead with 'Counting On' and they've released an entire series of sneak peek videos promoting the show. … [Read more...]

News: Bill Gothard’s IBLP Sued

This is a trending topic today on Facebook and finally receiving the attention it deserves in the main stream media. Remember all those women who've come forward through the website Spiritual Sounding Board and other places alleging that the head of Institute of Basic Life Principles and Duggar friend Bill Gothard had behaved in an inappropriate sexual manner with them while they were interning at IBLP? Five of them have filed a law suit against the board of IBLP. You know who sits on the board for IBLP? Duggar friend and reality television patriarch Gil Bates. This is all so very incestuous in the weirdest way. … [Read more...]

News: Law & Order SVU is Preparing an Episode Based Upon the Duggar Family

Earlier today something that has been rumored about for a few months was confirmed by NBC. One of their most popular long-running crime dramas, 'Law & Order: SVU' is doing an episode based upon the news that Josh Duggar molested four of his sisters and an unrelated girl. L&O has always prided themselves on doing 'ripped from the headlines' television with storylines right out of the headlines. This continues in that tradition.Here's what the episode is about from The Huffington Post: … [Read more...]

Humor: Duggar PR plan from Screwtape, Machiavelli and Bulth, Inc.

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideA bit of levity from Mel that might actually not be too far off target....Dear Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bob Duggar,Thank you for choosing Screwtape, Machiavelli and Bluth for your public relation needs.  Your family brand has taken a hit recently, but I think we've created a plan to get you back on your feet.Current Liabilities:Josh and Anna Duggar: … [Read more...]

Did Anyone Watch TLC’s “Breaking The Silence” Last Night?

Open thread to discuss the program. With all the distractions of the Ashley Madison leak and rehab news of Josh Duggar it completely slipped my mind that the special about childhood sexual abuse aired last night. Did anyone see it? What did you think? How much were the Duggar's shown? … [Read more...]

Vyckie Garrison in People Magazine

Just a quick reminder that No Longer Quivering founder  Vyckie Garrison was interviewed by People magazine in reference to the dangers of the Quiverfull life style. The issue will be on newsstands nationwide today. A teaser for the article can also be found at People.com - Duggar Scandal  Here's a few quotes by Vyckie from the article: … [Read more...]

TLC Child Abuse Prevention Special – The Duggar Family and Other News

Numerous media outlets are reporting that The Learning Channel has set an air date for the documentary, Sunday, August 30 at 10 pm est. It will air commercial free and feature Erin Merryn, Terrae Lee and 11 year old Kaelin. They are all survivors of childhood sexual abuse who are speaking out about what happened to them in an effort to bring attention to this important issue. Also pairing with TLC on this production are RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) and Darkness To Light.Jessa Duggar Seewald and Jill Duggar Dillard will be shown in a short segment attending a sexual abuse prevention seminar put on by Darkness To Light. Just a quick blip, blink and you'll miss 'em, with … [Read more...]


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