Jill (Duggar) Dillard and her husband, Derick Dillard, of TLC’s Counting On, revealed in December that they are expecting their second child together — a baby boy. They’ve already had a lot of practice at being parents; they have one son, Israel David Dillard. Jill Duggar’s quotes about parenting show she really loves being a parent to Israel, and she’s excited to take on the challenge of being a mom to her second baby as well.
According to In Touch Weekly, Israel Dillard is 2 years old, so he won’t be too far apart in age from his little brother, who is due relatively soon. Jill told People that she and her small family have returned to the United States after doing ministry work in Central America, in time for Jill’s July due date.
In the past, Jill has been asked about motherhood many times, which is not surprising, since she’s from a family with 19 kids (and no longer counting). Jill and Derick are also open to having a lot of kids, and Jill once told ABC News:
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One place where Jill regularly writes about her son is on the Dillard Family Blog. In April, she and Derick celebrated their son Israel’s birthday by posting a photo of him holding a “2” candle. The message from “Mommy and Daddy” said:
She’s also said on the blog that she and her son make banana bread every week together, and that her little family is “my greatest mission field.” She’s clearly totally devoted to her family, and to being a mom to her toddler son.
But she also told People back in April that she doesn’t pretend to…