Specializing in the youngsters. After Josh Duggar was sentenced to 12 years in jail on little one pornography expenses, spouse Anna Duggar (née Keller) will spend her thirty fourth birthday specializing in their seven little ones.
“She’s going to be celebrating together with her children,” a supply solely tells Us Weekly forward of the Thursday, June 23, milestone. “They’re her No. 1 precedence and that can by no means change. She’s with them on a regular basis.”
Anna shares Mackynzie, 12, Michael, 10, Marcus, 8, Meredith, 6, Mason, 4, and Maryella, 2, and Madyson, 7 months, together with her husband, who she married in 2008.
The eldest son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar is in an Arkansas jail awaiting switch to a federal jail. A decide sentenced the 34-year-old to 151 months in jail in Might after being convicted on two expenses of receiving and possessing little one sexual abuse materials in December 2021 following his arrest that April. He lately filed to attraction the ruling.
Anna is counting on her deep Christian beliefs as she faces elevating her kids as a single mum or dad for the subsequent decade. “Anna and Josh are very religious of their religion,” the insider tells Us.
She beforehand supported her husband by attending his sentencing listening to carrying a blue gown and a face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic and is specializing in one of many few issues she has management over: being a mom.
“She’s going to face by her husband and he or she’s going to proceed elevating their children to one of the best of her means,” the supply provides.
Even after Josh is launched, he received’t be allowed to be alone with all of his kids.
“The Defendant shall don’t have any unsupervised contact with minors,” courtroom paperwork obtained by Us outlining the circumstances of his supervised launch dictate, which means the daddy of seven can’t see his personal kids if they’re below age 18 after his launch from jail. “If there’s a concern concerning the potential for inadvertent contact with a minor at a selected place, operate, or occasion, then the Defendant shall get approval from the U.S. Probation Workplace earlier than attending any such place, operate or occasion.”
Different phrases of the previous TLC star’s eventual freedom embrace having monitoring software program on any computer systems or laptops and collaborating in a sexual offender therapy program.
Cousin Amy King (née Duggar) has made it clear that she hopes that Anna received’t proceed to assist Josh in mild of his conviction.
“I cried as I learn the letter your individual father wrote in assist of your husband this week,” the previous 19 Children and Counting star, 35, wrote in a public notice to Anna by way of Instagram final month. “It’s no surprise you’re struggling to know what to do to guard your individual children … you’ve clearly by no means had an instance there. That’s terrible and I’m so sorry for that.”
The Arkansas native continued: “Sometime your children shall be sufficiently old to know what sort of man their father actually is. You’ll be able to’t defend them from the reality for without end! I’m saying all of this publicly in order that after they do develop up, they may also know that that they had relations shouting from the rooftops that they had been price defending all alongside.”
Reporting by Diana Cooper