Kristen Bell: Lincoln Is Intoxicating

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Kristen Bell is loving being a mom to her four-month-old daughter Lincoln.

The Veronica Mars actress who parents her newborn with fiance Dax Shepard says her daughter is intoxicating.

“She’s fabulous,” said Bell at Disney’s D23 animation expo in Anaheim, CA (Aug. 9). “I love [motherhood]! She’s absolutely intoxicating!”

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Victoria Beckham: “Really, We’re Much More Normal Than People Think.”

Victoria Beckham Vogue

Appearing on the cover of Vogue Australia’s September issue, Victoria Beckham opens up about raising her four children Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper with husband David Beckham.

The singer turned fashion designer says her family is much more normal than people think.

“Honestly, once the children are in bed, I’d rather work or shove on a face pack and pluck my eyebrows,”  Victoria says of how she likes to spend her evenings. “By the time Brooklyn’s finally gone to bed, it’s all I’m fit for. Really, we’re much more normal than people think.”

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Fergie Has a Second Baby Shower

Fergie Posing Pregnant With Black Eyed Peas

Fergie is one spoiled mom-to-be!

On Sunday (Aug. 11), she enjoyed a second baby shower with a small group of friends and family.

“#UncleLove @iamwill & @apldeap. Miss u@tabooexperience,” the singer captioned a photo of herself on Instagram showing of her bump in a skin tight mini dress with her fellow Black Eyed Peas bandmates, will.i.am and apl.de.ap.

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Keeping Active During Your Pregnancy

Pregnancy Workout Tips

Now that we know the benefits of being active during pregnancy, (see Friday’s post), it’s time to get down to the details. Here are some tips for active mamas-to-be.

Hints & Tips

Make exercise a daily habit. You’ll really feel the benefits by doing something every single day. Even a half hour walk is enough. If that seems like a lot, anything is better than nothing. If you weren’t as active before, now is not the time to take up strenuous activity. If you start an aerobic programme like running, swimming, cycling, walking or other aerobics classes, always tell the instructor that you’re pregnant. Aim for 15 minutes of continuos exercise, 3 times a week and build up gradually to at least four 30-minute sessions a week. And remember, a little is a lot! Exercise doesn’t have to be strenuous to be beneficial.

Slow down, stay hydrated and don’t skip the warm-up and cool-down. It’s important that you don’t exhaust yourself, especially as your pregnancy progresses. If in doubt about how hard you should work, consult your doctor. As a general rule, you should be able to hold a conversation as you exercise. If you become breathless as you talk, you’re probably exercising too strenuously.… [read more]