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 with two on the way due January and spring 2022. They 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.