“Today is our son Josh’s birthday. The heartache of the past year cannot surpass the joy 28 years ago on this day when we first became parents!” Josh’s parents Jim Bob and Michelle wrote on the family’s official Facebook page Thursday. “We love you Josh and believe your best days can be ahead of you. We continue to pray for you every day.”
Josh shares children Marcus, 2, Mackynzie, 6, Michael, 4, and Meredith Grace, 7 months, with Anna, 27.
“Family is everything,” Jessa, 23, said in a trailer for the series, with sister Joy Anna, 18 adding, “2015 was a very difficult year.”