Season 4 is going to be different that the previous 3 and that needs to be taken into consideration. However in light of that, people still have no problem posting on blogs about how they think the Duggars should live their lives, treat their children, stop procreating, and stay off TV. Some things I personally think we should remember are:
a) this family is in crisis
b) they are living in a strange home and trying to live as normally as possible for the little kids--it may seem odd to us to take a day trip when their child is in the NICU, but they can't be in the NICU 24/7 even though they may want to be, and they have to paste smiles on their faces even though their hearts are breaking and show their other children that life is still going on around them and hasn't stopped just because Josie is in the hospital
c) foodwise they don't have the storage space and refridgerator space that they have back home so they are making the best of a terrible situation---they are also living in "stress mode," and frankly "comfort food" mode and who of us haven't been there before?---I gained 15 lbs when my husband was in the hospital with double valve replacement, not an excuse but and example of how some of us cope
c) They are "camping out"...that isn't their home so it's not what the first 2 seasons were...we aren't going to see them at their best when it comes to school work, house work, cooking, diet, or just about anything except sticking together and loving each other and supporting each other
So, do we give them a free pass and wait for them to get back on an even keel? Do we wait and see what happens with Josie before we start in on all the negative comments? Or because they have chosen to remain on national television does that give people the right to comment however they see fit on the Duggars lifestyle?
What do you think--free pass or fair game?