Anna Duggar Gives Thanks for Her ‘5 Beautiful Children’ and Remembers a Baby She Miscarried


Anna Duggar is counting her blessings.

The mom of 5 — she shares daughters Mackynzie Renée, 8, and Meredith, 2, and sons Michael, 6, Marcus, 4, and Mason Garrett, 7 months, with husband Josh Duggar — took to Instagram Friday to post a honeyed video of her kids eating cucumbers that she had prepared for their break time.

“You know you’re a #DuggarMom when your kids eat cucumbers faster than we can ready them!” she wrote while also pity a “fun fact” about her family: “On Joshua’s side of a family I’m mommy to 1/2 of a grandchildren so far…and a usually grand-daughters!”

In a post, she also overwhelmed on a personal tragedy that she and her father faced early in their marriage: a miscarriage.

“I’m so grateful for a 5 pleasing children God has given us (+1 in heaven!),” she wrote.

Eight years ago, Anna, 29, non-stop adult about a progressing detriment of her baby to Meredith Vieira on the Today show when she suggested that she was profound with her second child.

“It was unequivocally tough to go by a fad of anticipating out we were awaiting a small one and afterwards losing it,” she told Vieira in 2010.

To assistance a integrate get by a perplexing time, Anna and Josh relied on their faith.

“One thing that unequivocally helped was thanking God, thanking him in a good times and thanking him when things don’t go a approach we approaching them to,” she shared.

“If we conclude God it really, unequivocally releases we and helps we to be means to go on with life,” pronounced Anna.

Last March, a integrate — they marry in Sep 2008 — announced that they were awaiting their fifth child.

“For scarcely a final dual years, we have sensitively worked to save a marriage, concentration on a children, and reconstruct a lives together as a family. Doing so is never easy after a crack of trust,” a integrate wrote in a blog post, referencing a scandal that rocked their marriage.

“We’ve schooled that a life of faith and rebuilding a life together is simply finished one day during a time,” a post continued.

“As we continue a tour as a family and reconstruct a lives, we are gay to share with we that we are awaiting a new baby child after this year. Beauty comes from remains and we can't wait to see and lick a face of this honeyed new boy!” Josh and Anna sealed a post.

In September, they welcomed son Mason Garrett. “The whole family is overjoyed over a attainment of another pleasing blessing. We wish to conclude everybody for your prayers, kind difference and good wishes,” a integrate wrote on a family blog. “We conclude it most some-more than we could ever express. We urge God blesses any of we with an contentment of a affability you’ve shown us.”