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Published on July 27th, 2023 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Doubling Down with the Derricos: Dr. Karen and Deon Derrico

Welcome to an extraordinary live session interview with the remarkable Derrico family, stars of the heartwarming television show “Doubling Down with the Derricos.” Join us as we delve deep into their journey of navigating life with not just a big family, but an extraordinary one – 14 kids, including four sets of naturally conceived multiples. Buckle up as we get real and raw with Dr. Karen and Deon Derrico, exploring the challenges and joys of raising their unique brood.

Facing New Challenges: From 14 to 16

With the kids growing up and the house feeling smaller by the day, Karen and Deon encounter new challenges they never expected. House hunting for a family of 16 is no easy feat, and the overcrowding is pushing Deon’s OCD to its limits. We cover their experiences and how they tackle this daunting task with love and determination.

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The Derricos

Life’s Adventures with Teenagers and Toddlers

From Darian seeking independence through her first job to Deon teaching the triplets how to ride a bike, there’s never a dull moment in the Derrico household. Throughout the series, we witness their parenting techniques and how they balance the needs of teenagers and toddlers under one roof.

Love, Health, and New Discoveries

In early episodes, Dr. Karen Derrico embarks on a new venture with her clothing line Derrico’s Kloset, while Deon takes on a personal challenge with a diet. Meanwhile, GG bravely faces her health battle with cancer and explores the world of online dating. And when a long-lost relative emerges, the Derricos embark on a journey to uncover the truth about their family history. In this live session, we explore how they tackle these life-altering moments with unity and strength…and Deon’s progress with his diet goals. He likes Rice Krispie Treats like me, and bragged on his version of the decadent delight so stay tuned this season and let’s hold him accountable for meeting those health goals!!!

Together, They Double Down on Love and Fun

No matter what obstacles arise, the Derricos stand strong, facing every challenge as a united family. Through the laughter and the tears, they embrace the love and joy it takes to raise their unique and wonderful children.

Join us for an unforgettable live session, where we get to the nitty-gritty of the Derrico family’s extraordinary journey. Don’t miss this opportunity to be inspired and touched by their story of love, resilience, and togetherness.

Join the Conversation

Be a part of the conversation by using the hashtag #TheDerricos. Share your thoughts, questions, and support as we delve into the world of “Doubling Down with the Derricos.”

About “Doubling Down with the Derricos”

The heartwarming and endearing show is produced by Big City TV, part of The Content Group, for TLC. It follows the incredible journey of the Derrico family as they embrace the challenges and joys of raising their large, loving brood. Check out the breakdown of upcoming episodes after the jump.

Tune In and Be Inspired

Don’t miss this live session interview with Dr. Karen and Deon Derrico below, a family that shows us the true power of love, unity, and laughter. Join us for an enlightening conversation that celebrates the beauty of family and the strength of the human spirit. I had such an amazing experience during this conversation and meeting this amazing couple…weigh in and leave a comment with your thoughts!!!

Coming up on Doubling Down with the Derricos

Episode 409 – “Let’s Talk About Camping Baby” – airs Tuesday, August 1 @ 10 pm ET/PT

The Derricos must brave the wild when they reluctantly embark on a camping trip. Deon convinces Karen that it’s time for the children to learn about the birds and the bees. An unexpected call gives Deon hope for a potential new home for his family.

Episode 410 – “We Are Family” – airs Tuesday, August 8 @ 10 pm ET/PT

The Derricos deal with multiple issues as they prep for the perfect Thanksgiving. GG anxiously awaits her final scan results to find out if the tumor is gone, and Darian steps out of her comfort zone when she takes dance lessons with an old friend from school.

Connect with the Dericcos on IG:  @karenederrico  @deonderrico

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About the Author

Journalist, Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, and Media Consultant. Ph.D. and retired military. Member of ForbesBLK, the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, and the United States Press Agency. Partner at THM Media Group. Connect with Jerry across social media @jerrydoby_

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