How Much Is Enough?

When Jon & Kate Plus 8 first aired as Surviving Twins and Sextuplets and the follow up a year later, we saw a family with eight small children and years and years of bills ahead of them. It wasn’t hard for any of us to wonder how they would pay for the basics that they needed. Food, shelter, clothing, and the basic everyday needs of life add up for all of us. Few of us could imagine life in a family with two working parents and all those little kids. The daily schedule, the stress, the bills, well it was hard to begrudge Jon and Kate for allowing two one hour specials to be made. Heck, most of us could probably say that, at that time, we probably would have made the same decision. continue