Free Discussion, April, 2014

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Is Jill Courting?

Take this with a salt shaker of salt.  It was sent to me by a friend of a friend of a friend. 



Pushed into another confirmation?  People article confirms it.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Wedding Bells

TV Guide: The Duggars go to Tennessee for Erin Bates' wedding, where the girls help with the preparations and the boys get into mischief.

60 minutes

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Double Dating Duggars

TV Guide:  Anna builds a playhouse; Jim Bob and Michelle go on a double date with Jessa and Ben; Jill makes the family's favorite snack.

TLC: When Jim Bob & Michelle take new couple, Jessa & Ben, out on a double date, they discuss the importance of boundaries. Anna builds a playhouse. Jill and her buddy group make the Duggars' favorite snack. And the family may be in for more changes...

30 minutes

Ratings:  1.846 M viewers and a .6 rating.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, A Duggar Says Yes

TV Guide:  In the season premiere, Jessa and Ben's courtship becomes official, but the Duggar boys have a few questions for their potential future brother-in-law. Later, Jessa visits Ben's hometown and goes on a double date with his parents.

TLC:  When Ben and Jessa's courtship becomes official, the Duggar boys put Ben to the test. Later, the tables are turned on Jessa when she visits Ben's hometown. The whole family reflects on what it means that a Duggar daughter may soon be leaving the nest.

60 minutes


Ratings:  2.259 M viewers and a .7 rating.

Kelly Bates says a grandBates is on the way

It's in the comments.

Zach and Whitney are expecting in October.