Everyone likes their freedom and moms and dads are no different, but once you make the decision to have a child is it ever appropriate to act like one? Life's milestones — turning 25, 30, or 50, braving marriage, starting a family, or changing careers — affect people differently. Some adapt and excel to their situations while others get the urge to break free.

The big announcement episode of Jon and Kate Plus 8 featured the 32-year-old father of eight sporting diamond earrings and a rather upbeat attitude toward the next chapter of his life. The soon-to-be divorced daddy who we used to watch change diapers and corral his kids, has been spotted smoking, hanging out at rural nightclubs with 20-somethings, and looking for a pricey bachelor pad in NYC as of late.

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