Last season on "19 Kids & Counting," the Duggars lost baby Jubilee. Jubilee would have been their 20th child, but instead she's a memory and a source of grief as the new season kicks off. While Michelle said she thinks of Jubilee often, she said it is more difficult for her younger children, who will ask when they can see the baby.
"Being in a large family we have a lot to keep us busy," Michelle said. "And so sometimes the business of life can be a blessing." Particularly, the distraction can be good for the children.
While no one will forget Jubilee, it's important to transition toward focusing on what blessings they still have in their lives -- and the Duggars have plenty!
With all those Duggars to check in on, the premiere covered other territory as well. In particular, 18-year old Jinger stuck out a bit because of her big city desires. While Jim Bob said he would like the family to stay close by, Jinger said, "I'd be OK anywhere but the city would be awesome."
Perhaps there could be a "Duggar in the City" spin-off down the road once Jinger is ready to make that big life change.
For now, keep track of the whole family with "19 Kids & Counting" every Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on TLC.
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