Welcome to the Bates family blog! Gil and Kelly have been married since 1987 and have nineteen children with four in heaven. They also have seven children in love. They have one child engaged. They have two children in a courtship (Nathan and Lawson). They have fifteen grandchildren with three in June 2021. They also have five grandchildren in heaven.
Nathan is head over heels for his girlfriend and invites her to Tennessee for the holidays; meanwhile, Katie bonds with her younger sisters by teaching them some hairstyling tips and dishing about her future plans with Travis.