Jessa Duggar Discussed the Injuries She and Her Siblings Had Growing Up: ‘It’s Really a Miracle We Haven’t Had More Broken Bones’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jessa Duggar Discussed the Injuries She and Her Siblings Had Growing Up: ‘It’s Really a Miracle We Haven’t Had More Broken Bones’

Fans know Jessa Duggar for her three youngsters and candy marriage to husband Ben Seewald. From Instagram to YouTube, she’s been offering her followers with loads of content material revolving round her parenting decisions, her house life, and her date nights.

Now, she’s getting ultra-personal with tribute movies to her mother and pa, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, whom followers know properly from 19 Kids and Counting. And Jessa goes over some humorous particulars about her childhood within the movies, particularly with regards to the accidents she and her 18 siblings endured.

Jessa Duggar created a video tribute to her mom, Michelle

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Jessa’s tribute video to her father, Jim Bob, got here first — and now, followers are getting a full 45 minutes of Jessa speaking about what it was like rising up with Michelle as her mom.

We know the Duggar mother and father as being ultra-religious and strict relating to what their youngsters wore. But Jessa paints them in a brand new mild. From studying extra about their consuming habits to their laidback parenting fashion (which we didn’t anticipate), it appears there’s rather a lot we don’t find out about Jim Bob and Michelle.

“When I’m out and about, I often get people who come up to me and say, ‘I love your mom. She is just the sweetest lady,’” Jessa begins in her video tribute to Michelle. “They’re always commenting on her patience in parenting and how gentle she is, how soft-spoken she is, and, I have to say, all those things are true. I have grown up watching her and her patience, and as a mom myself now, it’s something that I tell people all the time, it’s ‘I pray for the patience of my mother.’”

Jessa permits her youngsters to ‘fend’ for themselves

Jessa goes into extra element about her mom’s parenting fashion. She defined that her mom would take an energetic curiosity in every of her youngsters, and she or he would take one-on-one time to speak with them and deal with them to a $1 present whereas out purchasing. Jessa additionally famous that Michelle was extremely “relaxed” when it got here to the youngsters going exterior and taking part in. Even if it meant getting their garments soiled, she cherished watching her kids get pleasure from that point with one another.

It appears like Jessa took a web page out of Michelle’s e-book right here. On an episode of Counting On, Jessa talked about that her oldest son, Spurgeon, can “fend for himself” if want be, proving she’s positive with letting her youngsters be taught some independence. Since Jessa additionally has three kids (and is prone to have extra sooner or later, given the Duggar household’s view on youngsters), we’re betting she might also depend on Spurgeon to assist out with caring for his youthful siblings sooner or later.

She talked concerning the varied accidents she and her siblings skilled

The Duggar household visits ‘Extra’ at their New York studios | D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra

With so many youngsters and never a lot supervision, there have been sure to be some mishaps within the Duggar household house. Jessa defined within the video a number of the accidents she and her siblings encountered as youngsters.

According to Jessa, the home she lived in rising up had numerous timber — and this meant she and her siblings would typically climb them for enjoyable. “My mom would let us climb all the trees all the way to the very top,” Jessa mentioned. “We only ever had one injury. Josiah broke his arm while climbing a pecan tree in cowboy boots. That was the only injury. He was a little guy and he was trying to snake out on a limb and fell and broke his arm. But, other than that, it’s amazing — we’ve really had no other broken bones.”

After discussing the tree incident, Jessa went on to clarify another minor accidents that may occur amongst her siblings. “Jason fractured his jaw once. We’ve had a lot of split heads and that type of thing just from playing tag in the house and stuff. It’s really a miracle we haven’t had more broken bones in the family.”

Jessa added that Spurgeon is beginning to climb timber now, and she or he’s attempting to maintain Michelle in thoughts by permitting him to fearlessly journey. We’ll have to attend and see simply how a lot of Michelle’s parenting Jessa chooses to implement into her personal life.

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