16 Kids and Counting: The series begins tonight

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    The seven-part series of 16 Kids and Counting kicks off tonight with the Radford family and the Salim family.  I am sure that after the success of the first series, and the one-off  special about the Radfords earlier this year, that it will be a ratings hit despite scheduling having it running against… Read More

16 Kids and Counting: You know how I said filming was over?

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      How I said it twice, in fact – here and here.  It turns out I lied. We had a call a couple of days ago asking if we’d mind doing a couple more interviews.  It seems my apprehension and mistrust might have come across as I’d feared, and so they asked if… Read More

It’s our final day of filming 16 Kids & Counting tomorrow…

Pig

    … or at least I think it is – again! And I have a feeling it’s going to be pigging good fun!       Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on faves Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on… Read More

Media Request: Do you have a large family?

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    I have received a media request for a large family to participate in a radio interview with BBC 5 Live.   They are looking for a family who hasn’t had any media interest already.  If you have eight or more children and are willing to tell them how life is with a bigger… Read More

Filming is over

Media request

    After a very full and busy week, we finally finished filming our part for a new series on large families. Friday was a long day marking the end of months of being followed, sharing our lives in front of the camera, ready for it to be broadcast to the nation later this year.… Read More

The flip side

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      Isobel is 16 days old today and despite the joy of welcoming a new baby into the family there have been quite a few instances of experiencing the not-so-great flip side of life. I should have known it when, a couple of hours after my arrival home from hospital Ben mentioned that… Read More