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.
Alyssa and John already have their hands full with three daughters; the Paines and the Smiths put their DIY skills to the test in crafts class and Bobby gets some tips from Chad on becoming a "girl dad."