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.
Bringing Up Bates is returning this Thursday for their 10th season! Be sure to check out our post on Tuesday for our first episode preview of the new season. Be sure to also check out our post on Thursday for our first episode recap of the season.