“Jill’s parents surprised us recently with an impromptu visit for a few days,” Dillard wrote on the family’s blog on Thursday, February 11. “It was great to have them with us and get to show them the work the Lord is doing here.”
He added, “Israel just turned 10 months and now enjoys eating fruits and veggies. Some of his favorites are bananas and avocados. He weighs a whopping 23 pounds and is cruising everywhere! We’ve had to baby proof our house, adding cabinet locks and outlet covers that ‘Grandma C’ (my mom) sent down. Israel definitely enjoyed all the attention when Grandma and Grandpa Duggar came to visit.”
On Friday, February 12, Jill updated fans with a photo of her happy family, which she captioned, “Thanks y’all for praying for us.”
The Dillards left for a long-term mission trip to Central America in July 2015.
“We are so excited to announce that we have safely arrived on the mission field and we can now tell you that we are in Central America!” the couple posted on their blog at the time.
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