Derick Dillard Congratulates Joseph and Kendra Duggar on Baby News: ‘Y’all Will Make Awesome Parents’

Keep the cousins coming! Jill Duggar’s husband, Derick Dillard, took to Twitter to congratulate his brother-in-law Joseph and his wife Kendra on their pregnancy news.

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Jill Duggar Dillard and husband Derick Dillard visit “Extra” at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on October 23, 2014 in New York City. D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra

“Congratulations to Joe and Kendra on expecting your first child! Y’all will make awesome parents, and Israel and Sam are always up/down for some new cousins!” Dillard wrote on Monday, December 18.

As previously reported, Us Weekly exclusively revealed Joseph, 22, and Kendra, 19, were expecting their first child together on Monday. The pair tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, on September 8.

“During this season that we are celebrating the birth of Christ, we are so excited to share with you that we are expecting the gift of a child ourselves!” the parents-to-be told Us. “Wow, it’s so exciting!!! We’ve both always loved children and seen them as a real blessing from God. It’s so surreal to think of being parents and having our own little one. We cannot wait to see this new baby!”

Jill, 26, and Dillard, 28, are parents to 2-year-old son Israel and 5-month-old son Samuel. Jill shared a photo of her two boys on Saturday, December 16, via Instagram.

“Ok, so aren’t these the cutest little knit hats?! Oh my goodness too adorbs!” she captioned the cute picture. “A lady in Norway made them for my boys! Super sweet! Thanks Trude! #israeldaviddillard #samuelscottdillard #smotheredwithkisses.”

While Counting On returns to TLC in spring 2018, as previously reported, Dillard will not participate in the upcoming season.

“We want to let our viewers know that Derick Dillard has not participated in Counting On for months and the network has no plans to feature him in the future. We want to reiterate that Derick’s personal statements do not reflect the views of the network,” a statement shared on TLC’s Twitter account on November 11 read. “TLC is proud to share the story of Jazz Jennings and her family and will continue to do so.”

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