|Ok, I'm obviously not going to read all the posts, but I don't see why there's even a debate about this family. I think it's wonderful they are in a place that they can do this and love it. They are only human and not perfect, but doing the best job they can! What's the big deal?
Ok, I just watched the Christmas video and it was great! The one daughter was so proud and happy to have made her siblings clothes. Grandma was there to help too and it seems each children gets turns hanging out w/mom and dad when it's not feesable to take all of them. They also know they are special.
The big deal, at least to me is that they continue to bring children into this world that they then turn around and disrespect with abusive parenting.
And there is absolutely no way of knowing that all their children know they are special. The looked good on tv and said the right things, as they were trained to do...