"The boys in particular." Dad said with a stern look. I nodded trying to keep up and understand why she was telling me this.
As I walked downstairs I heard my siblings coming out of their rooms and the boys pushing past the girls. "We wanted to talk to you about the Duggar family." Mom said. Once I finished packing I went to the little kids room to see who needed help.
I walked into the kitchen and saw my mom and 3 of my sisters setting the food out for the rest of us. I wasn't really hungry so I asked to be excused.
"Well we wanted to be packed and in the RV by tonight so as soon as you get done eating you need to go get ready." Mom said like it was nothing.
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As for Jeddiah and Joseph, they've already made up their minds to uphold strict courtship guidelines.
"I think my courtship standards will be pretty high," Jedidiah says.
Added Jill, who is courting 25-year-old Derick Dillard: "The main difference between courting and dating is setting boundaries for yourself so that you don't cross over those." PHOTOS: Stars who got their start on reality TV Those boundaries, for Jessa and her beau, Ben Seewald, 18, include no holding hands, no kissing, and always having a chaperone (usually one of the Duggars' 10 sons). "It's pretty basic." Michelle and Jim Bob, who are devout fundamentalist Independent Baptists, also require that their daughters' suitors include them on any text messages.
"It's neat to see their conversations," Jim Bob told