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How Will Derick Dillard Embrace Fatherhood? 19 Kids & Counting Season Starts with a Sneak Peek

Originally posted 01/27/2015 07:00AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4013846761001" "" "" "auto"] What is Derick Dillard – who joined the famously expansive Duggar family this past summer when he married Jill Duggar – going to be like as a father?

The season premiere of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting – which starts its ninth season Feb. 17 at 9 p.m. on TLC – will offer viewers a little sneak peek, complete with Derick and Jill hosting a fun-filled sleepover with Jill's little sisters.

In an exclusive PEOPLE video of the season's first episode, Derick and Jill, who are expecting a baby boy this spring, play host to the youngest Duggar girls with a fondue party that also includes fingernail-painting.

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Jill (Duggar) Dillard Wraps Her Baby Bump Like a Christmas Gift (PHOTO)

Jill (Duggar) Dillard Wraps Her Baby Bump Like a Christmas Gift (PHOTO)

Originally posted 12/28/2014 05:20PM

The Duggars celebrate Christmas as Jesus's birthday, but Jill Dillard and Derick Duggar want the world to know that they're grateful and excited about a gift on its way to them.

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19 Kids and Counting: Inside the Duggar Family Christmas (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/24/2014 07:55AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "3957140424001" "" "" "auto"] The stars of TLC's hit show 19 Kids and Counting celebrate Christmas just like many others – but with an actual buffet line and a restaurant-grade dishwashing system to take care of the post-Christmas cleanup.

In a PEOPLE exclusive, Josh Duggar, 26, takes you on a journey through the cheerful madness that is the Duggar home during the Christmas season.

As Michelle and Jim Bob's eldest explains, Christmas for the Duggar family is all about sharing with others the blessings and good fortune they've received over the year.

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Jill Dillard Shares Wedding Pics – and There Are More Duggar Kissing Shots!

Jill Dillard Celebrates 6-Month Anniversary with Wedding Pics

Originally posted 12/22/2014 08:40AM

Jill and Derick Dillard know just what to do should they find themselves under some mistletoe this year.

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Derick & Jill Duggar Dillard Reveal Their Son's Ultrasound: See the Photo!

Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard Reveal Their Son's Ultrasound Picture

Originally posted 11/19/2014 01:35PM

Baby Dillard is ready for his close-up.

Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard, stars of TLC's reality show 19 Kids & Counting, shared an ultrasound picture of their baby boy ahead of his anticipated March arrival date.

"I am keeping his ultrasound pictures safe – it is so exciting to look at this picture," Jill tells PEOPLE. "He is moving and kicking now, and it's crazy to realize I have this wonderful baby boy inside me."

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Which Duggar Will Get Married Next? Make Your Prediction

Who Will Be The Next Duggar to Marry? The Family Weighs In

Originally posted 11/07/2014 08:00AM

Twenty more EXCLUSIVE Duggar Wedding Photos! Subscribe now and get 20 exclusive photos plus intimate details of Jessa Duggar’s wedding in PEOPLE Premium & our digital edition

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Watch a Sneak Peek of Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard's Wedding

Jill Duggar Dillard and Derick Dillard Meet Up Before Their Wedding Vows (VIDEO)

Originally posted 10/28/2014 08:00AM

Before the couple's first kiss and wedding vows, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard decided to buck tradition for the first time in their relationship and see each other pre-wedding – before they walked down the aisle on June 21.

"Babe, you look absolutely amazing," says Derick, 25, in an exclusive preview of the special, 19 Kids & Counting: Jill's Wedding, airing Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET on TLC. "Wow. I've never seen you so gorgeous. I love you."

"He looked amazing," Jill, 23, says in the clip. "As cute as ever."

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How Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard's Wedding Vows Make Divorce Difficult

Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard's 'Covenant Marriage' Explained

Originally posted 10/27/2014 02:00PM

After getting to know each other online, they met in person in Nepal, began an old-fashioned courtship and wed this summer. Jill Duggar Dillard and husband Derick, now expecting their first childa boy! – started their marriage with a high level of commitment.

Fans of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting get to see the couple's nuptials in the special, 19 Kids & Counting: Jill's Wedding, airing Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET, where the couple chose a "covenant marriage" in Arkansas – making divorce more difficult.

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Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard: We're Having a ...

Derick & Jill Duggar Dillard Are Having a Boy!

Originally posted 10/21/2014 06:30AM

Boy, oh boy!

Jill Duggar Dillard and husband Derick, stars of TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids & Counting, are expecting a son in the spring, they tell PEOPLE.

"I was really excited," says Derick, 25. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special."

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Watch Jill and Derick Dillard's Awkward Premarital Counseling with the Duggars

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19 Kids & Counting: Watch Jill Dillard's Awkward Premarital Counseling with Her Parents

Originally posted 10/14/2014 03:15PM

Is there anything more cringeworthy than getting marriage advice from your soon-to-be in-laws?

Perhaps, if that advice spans topics from finances to marital intimacy – and is discussed publicly at a frozen yogurt shop.

Derick Dillard, who married Jill Duggar in June and is expecting his first child with her, had the awkward experience on Tuesday night's episode of 19 Kids & Counting. The couple had a premarital counseling session led by Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar.

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