Yes, I admit it. I use “19 Kids and Counting” as a form of punishment.
Complain about unloading the dishwasher?
Bam! Now you will do it while watching the smiling robot children who work all day.
Fighting with your brother?
Bam! Now you will both sit next to each other watching the lobotomized children taking care of their little sibling their parents are making them raise while they are clearly “working on making more.”
Want to call a girl “hot?”
Bam! Now your watching that boy who has a wife and two kids already and his parents want him to have LOTS more children!
Have angry eyebrows because you don’t like what’s for dinner?
Mad because I wont buy you the latest sneakers?
Bam! Watch those Dugger kids hand down shoes for the fourth time that were bought at the Goodwill to begin with.
So yes, I do use “19 Kids and Counting” as punishment.
They will probably never give me grandkids now.
Heck, if I had seen that show before having kids my own kids might not exist.
I’m kidding but I am thinking about kidnapping one of the Dugger kids to teach my kids to be happy all the time, never talk back and be great helpers while playing the violin.
I also want to hug Michelle for making it look easy and never raising her voice.
I would probably also have to punch her husband in the crotch.
I’m kidding but someone needs to do it already.
Abbie Gale at allthatmakesyou.com
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