It takes a special kind of person to be a motivational speaker -- someone with vision and perseverance, no doubt. Coincidentally, it also takes a good dose of those traits to gut renovate a house, which pretty much answers our questions as to why a mom of five would take on such a feat.
But Jen Hatmaker did, and the mommy blogger/motivational speaker lived to tell about it, unsurprisingly -- transforming a 105-year old Texas farm house with her husband, Brandon, their five kids, and an HGTV camera crew in tow. Take a look at how the renovation turned out and some of the drama that unfolded along the way.
"My Big Family Renovation" premieres Thursday, August 7, at 11 p.m. ET/PT