This practical, positive book reveals the many parenting strategies that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar use as they preside over Americas best-known mega-family. Each time a new baby arrives, the press from around the world clamors for interviews and information. Visitors are amazed to find seventeen (baby number eighteen is due January 1, 2009) well-groomed, well-behaved, well-schooled children in a home that focuses on family, financial responsibility, funand must importantly, faith.Readers will learn about the Duggars marriagehow they communicate effectively, make family decisions, and find quality time alone. Theyll discover how the Duggars manage to educate all their children at home, while providing experiences that go beyond the family walls, through vacations and educational trips. And theyll see how the Duggar family manages their finances and lives debt-freeeven when they built their own 7,000-square-foot house.Answering the oft asked questionHow can I do with one or two children what you do with seventeen(soon to be eighteen)?Jim Bob and Michelle reveal how they create a warm and welcoming home filled with what Michelle calls serene chaos. They show how other parents can succeed whether theyre rearing a single child or several. With spiritual insights, experience-based wisdom, practical tips, and plenty of humorous and tender anecdotes, the Duggars answer the questions that pour into the familys Web site on a daily basisespecially after every national media interview and TV appearanceincluding their segments on the Discovery Health Channels Meet the Duggars series.