really?

**disclaimer** I wouldn’t read this if you’re not in a good place

Are you kidding me? They have to stop, it’s getting ridiculous. They alone are going to responsible for SOOO much over-population. I couldn’t even read the whole stupid thing about God’s gifts and all that nonsense. And if I was 20, I’d be a little weirded out that my mom kept getting knocked up.

And one more thing…who the fuck announces they are pregnant to the entire world wide web???

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May 9, 2008. arg.

16 Comments

  1. Jen replied:

    Yeah, I keep wondering when pregnancy is going to start becoming dangerous for her.

  2. infertility just sucks replied:

    Yes, totally ridiculous. We do not live in Pioneer Days when you NEEDED a lot of kids to make the farm work.All of the work that they have to do? They created it themselves. They’re completely bonkers in my book.

  3. Jen replied:

    All I could think is that with a due date of 1/1, she is crazy for announcing that to the world. I mean so much could happen. These people are crazy.

  4. Morrisa replied:

    These people are totally insane! They could start their own little cult with all of the kids they have.

  5. Fertilized replied:

    I saw this and totally throw up alil in my mouth ..

  6. Julia replied:

    Yup– throw up in my mouth, a little. Aside from anything else, announcement at six weeks? Cocky much?

  7. Heather replied:

    I feel bad for the kids, the older ones have lost out on a bit of their own childhood by having to take care of their siblings.I can’t imagine having to deal with that many relatives every day. I think I would shoot myself.

  8. Michell replied:

    Oh yes. I saw that and did read it. I had a very hard time with “we’ll keep having children as long as god allows” Excuse me but how is that God allows you to have 18 and me and many others I know, none.

  9. Rebecca replied:

    I have to say…I HATE THEM! They creep me out and I just don’t understand the whole concept. Maybe I’m like you and totally bitter about this “in your face” approach to their family, but come on…what is your reasoning (and I can’t listen to the whole “it’s God’s will thing again). Thank you for bringing this up…so annoying!

  10. sara replied:

    I just left a comment on someone else’s post about the same thing. That is absolutely insane. How the heck do you afford a 7000 square foot house with 18 kids? Not that they don’t need all the space for their village, I mean family. Crazy!

  11. Adriane replied:

    Ugh, I KNOW!! Ya’ll are super fertile. We get it. Enough already. On another note, hope you are doing/feeling great!!

  12. Dr. Grumbles replied:

    I think I just coughed up a hairball over that one!

  13. Jen replied:

    Only a fertile person would announce a pregnancy that early.I say that they are complete showoffs. And also? Her uterus is going to FALL OUT.

  14. chicklet replied:

    I’m pretty sure she blinks and gets pregnant, cuz with 18 kids or whatever the hell it is, like she has time for sex.

  15. Kim replied:

    I have to de-lurk to tell you that I saw this woman make her “big” (is it really that big when it’s number 18?) announcement and I thought the same thing. Pathologically fertile. Her kids had these frozen unnatural smiles that said (I think) – Oh god, another kid for us to take care of. My husband pointed out that if an orphanage had a 1 to 9 (less actually, since dad works of course he can’t take care of the kids during the day) caretaker to kid ratio it would probably be shut down.And I must add that I’m a bit offended that they get all this coverage that seems by-and-large positive and never once asks if this is really a good environment for the kids.

  16. sarah23 replied:

    I saw this on another website, too. I think they’re wacky, but I gotta admit… I do enjoy watching their TV shows. πŸ™‚One more thing, though… I was 23 when my mom (age 44) got pg with my sister, and I was THRILLED for her. On the other hand, it was only baby #2 for her. (Me being baby #1). She was divorced for most of the time in between, and it took 2-3 years to get pg with my sister. πŸ™‚

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