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Anyone still reading this blog? 

Jean has been quiet for a while and seems -kind of- back to posting. 
She mentions having a child with RAD, also mentions finding affordable activities for the teens is basically impossible (never heard her say anything saving money related before!) and she posts that: 

" Most of our kiddos are now teens and tweens and they need a lot of my time and attention.I thought it would be easier but it's not!" :Bang: Shocking much?!

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Resurrecting this thread because Jean and Jim appear to have adopted again. In her latest post there is an "extra" kid in the photos. Unbefuckinglievable.

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These two run a group home. It’s absolutely not a family. How do I know? They never take the adopted kids to special events of their “real kids.” I don’t normally say real kids but in this instance, it’s true. They didn’t take the adopted children to the wedding of their supposed older sibling. They didn’t even take any of the adopted kids to BABYSIT their biological grandkids. Why? Because those grandkids aren’t family to the adopted kids. Wouldn’t little aunts and uncles want to come play with and help babysit their nieces and nephews? Of course they would. But it was just grandma and grandpa who got to go. I imagine this happens constantly in that house. The kids know they aren’t real members of the family. Hopefully they can grow up and make families of their own. Because they don’t have one now. 

Edited by JermajestyDuggar

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On 6/2/2019 at 7:42 AM, Ausje said:

Resurrecting this thread because Jean and Jim appear to have adopted again. In her latest post there is an "extra" kid in the photos. Unbefuckinglievable.

Omg I LOVE you for posting, I thought I was the only one still reading Jeans blog. I'm so happy she is posting again. The tiny girl is indeed new. My guess is she is re-homed domestically as Joy (Jenny) was. 

Sarah and Mia seem to be working - I wonder how "good" those kids are gonna do in life. Mia seemed to be bagging up groceries in a local grocery store - gah! There is absolutely nothing wrong with this obviously but the bio kids are all well educated, the adopted ones don't seem to get the same chances.

Totally shocked Jean hasn't mentioned their newest grandkids yet. Katie had a boy (third child) and Matt had a second child as far as I know. I think at this point they probably can't even travel with the whole family. The money has got to dry up at some point, no? Jean has been hinting for a while now about needing to be more frugal. 

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Look at her post about Emma graduating from highschool! I can't be snarky about that. She looks beautiful and happy.

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16 minutes ago, Ausje said:

Look at her post about Emma graduating from highschool! I can't be snarky about that. She looks beautiful and happy.

I’m glad she went to high school and will be in a transitional program next year. I think that’s likely best for her. 

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