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    The Duggars: 20 and Counting!: Raising One of America's Largest Families--How They Do It (CD-Audio) By (author) Michelle Duggar, By (author) Jim Bob Duggar, Read by Michelle Duggar

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    Description"The Duggars: 20 and Counting!" is a behind-the-scenes look at the supersize family that fascinates millions of television viewers around the world. From Idaho to Istanbul, people want to know how Arkansas parents Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar efficiently and lovingly manage nineteen happy, homeschooled children without going into debt--or losing their minds! This is an entertaining and enlightening collection of stories, photos, recipes, tips, traditions, and practical ideas designed to answer the questions of the curious, such as: Why do you have so many children? How do you provide for your family financially? How do you handle mealtimes? Transportation? Laundry? Birthdays? How are your children so well behaved? Why do all your children have names that begin with J? Since their first documentary broke viewership records on the Discovery Health Channel, the Duggars have appeared in American and international news media, sharing their rock-solid faith and their overriding belief that "children are a blessing from God." In this audio book, Jim Bob and Michelle share their story, beginning with their own childhoods. They reveal how their growing-up years shaped their philosophy of parenting. It continues with tales of their big, busy family, whose televised documentaries and frequent appearances in news shows and newspapers have created an international following. The Duggars share, with humility and humor, the family routines and guidelines they've learned through biblical study and trial and error--ideas that can help make your home a place of peace, love, and support: Financial lessons for debt-free living, organizing systems for a clutter-free home, homeschooling methods and schedules, training tips for little ones, relationship builders for older children, and favorite Duggar family resources


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    Title
    The Duggars: 20 and Counting!
    Subtitle
    Raising One of America's Largest Families--How They Do It
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michelle Duggar, By (author) Jim Bob Duggar, Read by Michelle Duggar
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 137 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 168 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781598598797
    ISBN 10: 1598598791
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC subject category V2: HRCV4
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 37
    Libri: I-JI
    Ingram Subject Code: JI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55410
    BISAC V2.8: REL012030
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 248.8/450973
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HQ536 .D86 2010
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Oasis Audio, Div of Domain Communications
    Imprint name
    Oasis Audio, Div of Domain Communications
    Publication date
    01 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Illinois
    Author Information
    Jim Bob married and his wife Michelle 1984. Some time after the birth of their first child, they prayed that God would give them a love for children like his love for children and that he would bless them with as many children as he saw fit in his timing. Soon after, Michelle became pregnant with twins! With child number eighteen due January 1, 2009, the Duggars currently have ten boys and seven girls, and all their names begin with J: Joshua, Jana and John-David (twins), Jill, Jessa, Jinger, Joseph, Josiah, Joy-Anna, Jedidiah and Jeremiah (twins), Jason, James, Justin, Jackson, Johannah, and Jennifer. The Duggars have been featured on six Discovery Health / TLC documentaries and are contracted to film several more. They have appeared multiple times on national TV shows, such as "The Today Show," "Good Morning America, The View, Inside Edition, Jimmy Kimmel Live, " Fox News Network, CNN, MSNBC, and others. Foreign television appearances include Italian Public Television, KBS (Korean Broadcasting System), and Discovery Home & Health (UK & Australia). They have been featured in magazine and newspaper articles in China, India, New Zealand, Australia, France, and Germany. As a family project, the Duggars built a seven-thousand-square-foot home. Both Jim Bob and Michelle are licensed real estate agents and conduct the Jim Sammon's Financial Freedom Seminar in their community. They purpose to live completely debt-free: postponing purchases until they have the cash. Jim Bob served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003 and was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2002.
    Review quote
    "Listening to Michelle Duggar read the Duggar family biography is like sitting in a living room and having a conversation with a gentle and soft-spoken woman who is in awe of what the Lord has done in her family's life. You can imagine the twinkle in her eye as she fondly recounts stories about the early years of her marriage to Jim Bob. Likewise, you can hear the joy in her voice as she discusses each of their children. Far from being a perfect family, the Duggars deal with many of the same challenges as the rest of us. After your "chat" with Michelle, you will certainly have gleaned greater insights into parenting." T.D. (c) AudioFile Portland, Maine