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19 Kids and Counting Recap: Ben and Jessa Tie the Knot (and Kiss Behind Closed Doors!)

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: Ben and Jessa Tie the Knot (and Kiss Behind Closed Doors!)

Originally posted 03/31/2015 10:40PM

The big day finally arrived: Jessa and Ben Ben Seewald's wedding.

After having just two and a half months to plan a wedding attended by upwards of 1,000 people, the Duggar-Seewald wedding went off without a hitch.

Find out what went down on this week's 19 Kids and Counting, from the emotional wedding rehearsal to the even more emotional ceremony and reception. (Not to mention the many kisses that followed the one that happened behind closed doors – no more chaperones!)

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Proof That the Duggars Know a Thing or Two About Food

Proof That the Duggars Know a Thing or Two About Food

Originally posted 03/31/2015 02:35PM

The 19 Kids and Counting family is creative when it comes to meals – even when 7 lbs. of cheese is involved

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Find Out When You Can Watch Jill (Duggar) Dillard Welcome Her First Child on 19 Kids and Counting

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Find Out When You Can Watch Jill (Duggar) Dillard Welcome Her First Child on 19 Kids and Counting

Originally posted 03/30/2015 05:50PM

Jill Dillard – and her unborn son – are officially on a deadline.

On the week leading up to Mother's Day, TLC will air special family-focused programming in an initiative titled "The Mother of All Weeks."

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: 19 Things We Learned About Jessa Before Her Wedding

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: 19 Things We Learned About Jessa Before Her Wedding

Originally posted 03/24/2015 10:00PM

With Jessa Duggar's new life with Ben Seewald just two days away, this week's episode of 19 Kids and Counting was all about Jessa, 22.

In lieu of a traditional bachelor/bachelorette party, the happy couple decided to host a game of flag football; interspersed with that footage were clips of the Duggar family's fond remembrances of Jessa.

Thanks to the rest of the Duggar clan, here are 19 things we learned about Jessa on this week's 19 Kids.

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: Michelle and Jim Bob Teach Jessa and Ben How to Kiss in Marriage Counseling

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: Michelle and Jim Bob Teach Jessa and Ben How to Kiss in Marriage Counseling

Originally posted 03/17/2015 10:00PM

With Jessa and Ben Seewald's wedding just days away, the Duggar household went into hardcore preparation mode on Tuesday's episode of 19 Kids and Counting.

Between dress fittings and wedding bands, however, the happy couple managed to squeeze in a group date with the Dillards as well as some final marriage counseling in which Jessa's parents Michelle and Jim Bob made sure that Jessa and Ben knew how to kiss properly on the big day.

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19 Kids and Counting Sneak Peek: Pre-Wedding Mayhem Invades the Duggar Household (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/17/2015 12:45PM

It's hard to imagine the Duggar household getting any more jam-packed than it already is, but there's nothing like an upcoming wedding to fill it to bursting.

On this week's 19 Kids and Counting, Jessa, 22, and Ben Seewald, 19, get ever closer to throwing their massive, Duggar-sized wedding.

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: The Duggars Get Fit as Michelle Opens Up About Her Past Eating Disorder

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19 Kids and Counting Recap: The Duggars Get Fit as Michelle Opens Up About Her Past Eating Disorder

Originally posted 03/10/2015 10:00PM

The overarching theme of this week's 19 Kids and Counting was health and wellness.

Michelle, 49, opened up about her struggle with disordered eating as a teen, and the whole Duggar clan got involved in getting fit. (Even Josie, 5, flexed her tiny muscles!)

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Michelle Duggar Opens Up About Struggling With Bulimia (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/10/2015 11:10AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4101818172001" "" "" "auto"] Michelle Duggar, mother of the 19 kids featured on TLC's hit reality show 19 Kids and Counting, opens up in Tuesday's episode, airing at 9:30 p.m., about the eating disorder she battled earlier in her life.

"Before I came to know the Lord, I had been struggling in my self worth, just feeling like I needed to measure up to all my friends," Michelle, 48, says in the clip. "I began to have a wrong view of who I was, I gained weight so easily."

"I ended up starting a bad habit of making myself get sick after I ate," she continues. "As I was in that process, no one knew."

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Best Grandmas: Duggar and Dillard Moms Pose With Derick and Jill (and Her Baby Bump)

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Best Grandmas: Duggar and Dillard Moms Pose With Derick and Jill (and Her Baby Bump)

Originally posted 03/08/2015 03:20PM

The close-knit Duggar clan is getting even closer before the arrival of the family's latest addition – just take a look at the new pic Derick Dillard, 25, posted on Instagram Friday showing wife Jill, 23, with her mom and mother-in-law, both proudly rubbing her baby bump.

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