Now that she's no longer a part of Real Housewives or Orange County, Lydia McLaughlin is pregnant with her third child! Due in November, the new baby, which Lydia hopes will be a girl, joins big brothers Stirling (5) and Maverick (3) as part of the McLaughlin clan.
McLaughlin, who left RHOC after just one season has said that it was like breaking up with a boyfriend.
"It's hard, but overall, you know you're doing the right thing," she said of her departure.
No longer being a part of the RHOC cast has given Lydia time to grow her family and work on a few other projects as well. Like adding author to her resume'.
McLaughlin in in talks to publish a book about her life which will also serve as a Bible study.
Lydia's faith played a prominent role in her time on RHOC as she entered the fray a friend of Alexis Bellino, who is also off Bravo's flagship series.
While Lydia quit of her own accord, both Alexis Bellino and Gretchen Rossi were fired by the network after season eight.
The Real Housewives of Orange County season 9 premieres tonight on Bravo with newcomer Elizabeth "Lizzie" Rosvek joining the cast.