Why Chip and Joanna Gaines Always Wanted a ‘Big’ Family

Chip and Joanna Gaines
Chip and Joanna Gaines | Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic

Chip and Joanna got married in 2003, about ten years before the first episode of Fixer Upper premiered. The pair now has a family that is bigger than average. They have

Chip and Joanna Gaines rose to fame several years ago as the stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper. The couple, then, went on to establish a lifestyle brand that includes books, home products, and even a restaurant.

While their home design business is well-known, fans of the Gaines are also aware that they have quite a few children running around. In fact, Chip and Joanna have revealed that they have always wanted a big family and could be looking to expand their brood in the future.

Chip and Joanna Gaines have five children so far

Chip and Joanna Gaines | Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic

Chip and Joanna got married in 2003, about ten years before the first episode of Fixer Upper premiered. The pair now has a family that is bigger than average. They have five children consisting of three boys and two girls: Drake (b. 2003), Ella (b. 2006), Duke (b. 2008), Emmie (b. 2010), and Crew (b. 2018).

The four oldest kids made a lot of appearances on Fixer Upper. Since the show ended in early 2018, fans have not gotten a chance to see Crew on their small screen yet, though he has appeared often on his parents’ Instagram pages.

Chip and Joanna Gaines are strict parents to their kids

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The girls have been taking sewing lessons for a year now and for the last few weeks they have been talking about a surprise they are making. They finally finished this week and I just love this quilt and so do their “students” they are reading to! Hello weekend, I’m thankful for you.

A post shared by Joanna Stevens Gaines (@joannagaines) on Apr 9, 2016 at 9:26am PDT

Despite the fact that Chip and Joanna are now TV stars, you will not find them spoiling their children anytime soon.

For one thing, the family lives on a big farm in Texas, and Chip and Joanna make sure that their kids grow up knowing how to enjoy the outdoors and explore nature. In fact, the parents are very big on not letting technology take over their children’s lives.

In an interview with Southern Living, Joanna shared: “Our rule for the iPad is that the kids can use it a certain amount of time every

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

      

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