If there’s one thing the Duggar family from TLC’s Counting On should be pros at by now, it’s shutting down critics. Well, that and wedding planning and birthing babies. And I guess house flipping and renovations and praying and grocery shopping for their massive family. But trust me, having to deal with critics on the regular has become something of a Duggar pastime. Perhaps because criticizing the Duggars is a bit of a national pastime. Now before you go feeling too sorry for the famous family, check out all the times the Duggar women have shut down haters. Because these women might look all sweet and smiley, but they all seem to have perfected a very specific way of clapping back at critics that I, for one, find somewhat satisfying.
For whatever reason, the men of the Duggar family (apart from one brother and another brother-in-law who will remain nameless here) don’t seem to come under the same sort of laser-focused direct scrutiny as the women. Joseph Duggar married Kendra Caldwell and people seemed to just be happy for him. Josiah Duggar is newly engaged to marry Lauren Swanson and, again, the world appears to pat them on the back and send them off into wedded bliss. But both Kendra and Lauren, once married into the fold, might find things a little different. Especially once they get pregnant, when everyone with access to the internet decides to weigh in on your choices. Hopefully, both Lauren and Kendra will be offered a crash course in shutting down haters, Duggar-style, from their sisters-in-law.
Jessa On Training
The Duggar family has come under fire more than once for reportedly using a childraising tactic called training, which some parents have called out as being a little too close to that thing people do with their dogs. When an Instagram follower accused Jessa Seewald of treating her kids like dogs, she responded with an epic…