Welcome to the Bates family blog! Gil and Kelly have been married since 1987. They have nineteen children with four in heaven. Seven of their children are married. Two children are engaged. One child is in a courtship. They have eighteen grandchildren. They have five grandchildren in heaven.
Preview: Nathan's New Romance and a Secret Birthday Bash
On the eve of Kelly Jo getting surgery, the Bates kids throw her a surprise birthday party; Lawson works with a K9 trainer to see if his new puppy has what it takes to become a search and rescue dog; Bobby and Tori celebrate Kade's 2nd birthday.