Jill Duggar’s Instagram Post About Her Son’s Allergies Subtly Proves She Lets Her Kids Watch Modern TV

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jill Duggar Dillard (L) and husband Derick Dillard visit

Those who comply with the Duggars know the foundations Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar enforced upon their family. The well-known dad and mom raised 19 children, and lots of of their older kids at the moment are married with children of their very own. While the Duggars nonetheless consider in modesty and faith, there’s one Duggar lady who’s actually going in opposition to the grain. And that’s Jill.

Jill Duggar’s husband, Derick Dillard, has spoken out in opposition to the Duggars because the finish of 2019. And he made it clear that they’re on the outs with Jill’s household. Since then, we’ve seen an enormous change in Jill’s habits over time. She just lately created an Instagram post about her son’s allergy symptoms — however she additionally subtly proved that she’s permitting her children to dwell a extra fashionable life. Here’s why.

The Duggars didn’t devour fashionable media rising up

Not solely did Jim Bob and Michelle require their children to abide by a gown code, however the Duggar children additionally didn’t watch fashionable tv or hearken to music.

Jim Bob talked to The Huffington Post about why he and Michelle determined to ditch the TV altogether. During the couple’s first yr of marriage, he claimed they “lived on love” fairly than leisure. But after somebody gave them a TV, they had been “glued to it.”

“Communications dropped off, we weren’t talking as much and we couldn’t believe the content on TV we didn’t think was appropriate,” Jim Bob added. “This is detrimental to our marriage. We prayed about it and felt we had to pull it out of our house, which we did.”

The Duggars did have a TV in the home when their children had been rising up, however the children had been solely allowed to look at parent-approved DVDs. “We are very selective about what we watch. We actually don’t watch broadcast TV,” Jim Bob famous.

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard don’t have a TV of their house

Jill Duggar Dillard (L) and husband Derick Dillard visit 'Extra' at their New York studios
Jill Duggar Dillard (L) and husband Derick Dillard go to ‘Extra’ at their New York studios | D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra

Jill could also be on the outs with a few of her household, but it surely seems to be like she’s additionally not an enormous fan of proudly owning a TV. She’s carried out digital home excursions previously, and followers questioned if she owned one. And Jill admitted that she and Derick select to look at applications on their laptops fairly than having a TV in the home.

“We just watched online on our laptop,” Jill advised a fan of hers who requested on social media. “My hubby says he read something about it becoming more common for millennials to not have TVs.”

While Jill doesn’t bodily have a tv, it appears she nonetheless watches exhibits. This differs significantly from just a few of her siblings. Joy-Anna’s house tour additionally proves she doesn’t have a TV. But it appears she does take pleasure in just a few applications she was doubtless allowed to look at in her youth, like I Love Lucy.

Jill’s Instagram post proves her sons are watching present exhibits

It seems to be like Jill’s permitting her sons, Israel and Samuel, to look at some modern-day tv. On April 29, she posted a photograph exhibiting her sons’ stuffed toys within the freezer. “We recently found out Sam has strong allergies to dust!” Jill captioned her post. “Both of the boys love their stuffies…so when the allergist mentioned they could be contributing to collection of dust it made total sense!”

One stuffed toy within the freezer is clearly from the kids’s cartoon Paw Patrol. The present is about rescue canines who mimic the careers of firefighters, law enforcement officials, and building staff, amongst others.

Reddit customers seen this as nicely.

“I think its pretty cool that the kids have paw patrol… they do seem to be getting a lot of secular entertainment,” one commented.

We’re excited to see how Jill continues to step away from the foundations she needed to abide by as a baby with every new Instagram post she publishes!

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