Category: Welcome To Plathville

PLATHVILLE Does Lydia Plath homeschool her younger siblings?

During this fourth season of Welcome to Plathville we’ve seen mom Kim Plath start spending a lot of time out of the family home in order to follow her own path. She opened up a dance studio, decided she wanted a divorce from Barry after 24 years of marriage, and is in general on a path to finding herself. For a while, she was spending more time at the family’s various rental properties than at home. A big problem with that, however, is that she still continues to home school her minor children. Without Kim at home older sister Lydia had to pick up the slack on schooling.

PLATHVILLE Are Olivia and Moriah fighting?

Tensions are high between Moriah Plath and her sister-in-law and roommate Olivia Plath over a visit to deceased Plath sibling Joshua’s grave for his birthday. Moriah arranged the family get together to celebrate Joshua’s memory, but the graveside memorial soon turned to drama between Olivia and Moriah when mom Kim Plath decided to come as well.

   

PLATHVILLE Kim Plath: childhood abuse caused her to be so strict with her children

In Season 4 Kim Plath has given her family, and viewers of Welcome to Plathville, a bit of whiplash by backtracking on her behavior and “rules” for her family. For decades Kim and Barry Plath lived mostly outside of society and shunned alcohol, sugar, all mainstream media, and most interaction with the outside world. Now, Kim has completely changed, is divorcing Barry, and no longer has such strict expectations for her children.

Over drinks with her son Micah, Kim explains that a personal trauma could have caused her to be overprotective of her children.

   

PLATHVILLE Why does Olivia refuse to talk to Kim? Possessed by demons? Wedding disaster?

The Plath family of TLC’s Welcome to Plathville has some serious inner-conflicts. One of the biggest struggles is the issue their oldest son Ethan and his wife Olivia have with Ethan’s mom Kim. By season two of the show Olivia and Ethan were completely no contact with Kim and Barry Plath. Now that Kim is divorcing Barry, Ethan and Olivia are communicating more with Barry, but still refuse to engage with Kim. How did this all start?

PLATHVILLE Are Micah and Antia dating?

21-year-old Micah Plath is definitely the most adventurous of his siblings, and he seems to have no intention of settling down romantically. He’s currently living a nomadic couch-surfing life and spending most of his time in Los Angles, CA trying to make it as a model. He’s made it clear that he’s playing the field pretty heavily, but has shot scenes for the show with a vibrant young woman named Antia. Are the pair dating, or it this more of a “showmance?”

   

PLATHVILLE Why is Kim divorcing Barry? Barry thinks Kim’s believing a lie

This season of Welcome to Plathville has seen a startling change in matriarch Kim Plath. After over two decades of living a life secluded from the secular world, she seemingly changed on a dime. She’s now listening to new music, drinking, giving her children sugar, and even opened a dance studio. On top of all of that, Kim is initiating a divorce from her husband Barry. Why did their marriage fall apart?

WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE How Barry and Kim met and got married

Barry and Kim Plath from TLC’s Welcome to Plathville are getting divorced after 24 years of marriage. The former couple have raised their nine children in an extremely sheltered environment in rural Georgia, and once taught their kids that marriage is forever. NKim and Barry got married really young and didn’t really take the time to get to know each other before their wedding.

Welcome To Plathville Kim Plath talks about death of son Joshua in 2008

TLC will be introducing viewers to another Southern Quiverfull family this week with the premiere of their new reality series Welcome To Plathville. The show features the Plath family, which includes parents Barry and Kim Plath as well as their nine children ranging in ages from six to twenty-one. It’s unclear if the topic will be addressed on the show, but there was a tenth child that died in a tragic accident a little over a decade ago — something Kim has been quite open about online.