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Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys Introduce Son Genesis Ali

02/27/2015 at 07:15 PM ET

Alicia Keys Swizz Beatz Introduce son Genesis Ali
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The Keys-Dean family are clearly falling … for Genesis Ali!

Proud new mama Alicia Keys took to Instagram on Friday to share a sweet snapshot of the group gazing at the new addition, who was born in December.

“Blessings and love!!” the musician, 34, captioned the black-and-white picture.

While the “Girl on Fire” singer sported a turban and appliqué gown for the photo shoot, her main men — husband Swizz Beatz, the couple’s son Egypt Daoud, 4, and Kasseem Jr, Beatz’s son from a previous relationship — all looked dapper in matching tuxedos.

“The joy of joy is joy!! It’s a boy,” Keys announced on social media after her now 9-week-old son’s arrival.

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Molly Sims Named A Pea in the Pod Ambassador

02/27/2015 at 03:00 PM ET

Now that’s a model mama!

Expectant star Molly Sims is squeezing in one last modeling gig before she welcomes her second child, a girl, in March — and the results are absolutely stunning.

The author of The Everyday Supermodel has been named the first ever ambassador for celeb fave A Pea in the Pod and will star in the maternity line’s summer 2015 campaign.

“A mother, model, actress and now author, Molly exemplifies the A Pea in the Pod mom-to-be who does it all with exceptional style,” reads the press release.

Sims, 41, shows off her growing baby bump — and her gorgeous glow! — in a series of shots featuring striped tanks, cute camisoles and chic cocktail dresses.

After the photo shoot in Tarzana, California, PEOPLE caught up with Sims, who shared her thoughts on everything from 2½-year-old son Brooks Alan and her daughter’s name to her baby buys and working with the brand.

Molly Sims pregnant Pea in the Pod ambassador
Courtesy A Pea in the Pod

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We Tried It: Milk & Cookies Kids Spa and Salon

02/27/2015 at 10:00 AM ET

What Is It: Milk & Cookies Kids Spa and Salon

Who Tried It: Regan Stephens, Photo Editor

Why We Did It: I imagined I’d take my daughter for her first manicure when she turned 16 — around the age I got my first. (A celebration for passing my driver’s test.)

But at just 3½, she’s had an eagle eye on every painted digit we’ve passed for months. When I heard about Milk & Cookies — a spa for the small set — I couldn’t resist treating her to a little Valentine’s Day outing.

Milk and Cookies Kids Spa review
Regan Stephens

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Haylie Duff: I’m ‘Fighting the Good Fight’ Against Maternity Clothes

02/26/2015 at 05:00 PM ET

Haylie Duff maternity clothes
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Some moms-to-be take a timeout from exercise during their pregnancy. But not Haylie Duff — she just keeps on pedaling to the finish line.

In an interview with Miami Racked, the host of The Real Girl’s Kitchen — who will welcome a daughter this spring — admits her workout routine hasn’t changed much since she found out she was expecting her first child.

“I did SoulCycle through my whole pregnancy and I go on walks with friends,” says Duff, 30.

“I’ve worked through most of it, shooting season two of The Real Girl’s Kitchen. So I’ve been active in general.”

And although her baby girl with fiancé Matt Rosenberg will be the couple’s firstborn, the actress is still keeping in shape by running around after a toddler: 2½-year-old Luca Cruz, her sister Hilary Duff‘s son.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: See Kelly Clarkson’s Baby Pic Next to River’s!

02/26/2015 at 04:00 PM ET

Kelly Clarkson opens up about marriage, the joys of being a mom and her emotional new album Piece by Piece. Subscribe now for instant access to her exclusive interview and personal family photos, only in this issue of PEOPLE!

Like mother, like daughter: Kelly Clarkson gave PEOPLE an exclusive shot of herself when she was about daughter River Rose‘s age, and spoiler alert — they’re both super cute!

“She’s the happiest baby on the planet,” the singer — whose new album, Piece By Piece, drops March 3 — tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story. “She’s been sleeping 11 to 12 hours since she was 2 months old.”

Kelly Clarkson River Rose baby photo
Courtesy Kelly Clarkson (2)

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Bill Rancic: My Son Duke Is the ‘Happiest Kid I’ve Ever Met’

02/26/2015 at 03:15 PM ET

Bill Rancic and Duke
Courtesy Bill Rancic

Bill Rancic is one proud papa!

At just 2½ years old, his son Duke is already hitting some big milestones: The tyke speaks not just one, but three different languages.

“He can count to 10 in Spanish, which is pretty awesome,” the reality star tells PEOPLE of his son with Giuliana Rancic.

“And Giuliana’s teaching him Italian,” he adds. “It’s great! He’s a sponge.”

Of course, the 43-year-old dad is especially excited to see his son getting into sports. “We go to the park in the afternoon,” he shares. “I’ve got a little tee-ball set up and I’m teaching him to hit the ball. We’re having a lot of fun together.”

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Leonor Varela Welcomes Daughter Luna Mae

02/26/2015 at 02:30 PM ET

Leonor Varela Welcomes Daughter Luna
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She’s finally here!

Leonor Varela welcomed her second child, a daughter, with producer Lucas Akoskin on Wednesday, Feb. 25 in Santa Monica, California, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.com.

“We are deeply grateful for the arrival of our daughter, Luna Mae Akosin, to our family,” she tells PEOPLE. “Her 8 lbs., 11 oz. of pure love have made us very proud parents for the second time.”

“Feeling so blessed this angel just landed in our arms. Welcome to the family Luna Mae!” Varela, 42, announced on Instagram, sharing a black-and-white snapshot of the two snuggling.

Varela, known for her former role on Dallas, and Akoskin are also parents to 2-year-old son Matteo.
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Molly Sims Shares Her Secret to Bouncing Back After Giving Birth

02/26/2015 at 12:30 PM ET

After tying the knot at 38, Molly Sims immediately wanted to start a family — and her wish came true when she got pregnant on her honeymoon.

Fast-forward to the couple trying to conceive their second child, and the model’s age — she was now 41 — posed a much bigger problem.

“People always think, ‘Oh, you have to take care of yourself once you get pregnant or when you have the baby,’ but your body is like a garden,” Sims says in the latest issue of The Bump.

“You have to feed it and make sure it’s fertile before you even start trying. I saw a great acupuncturist who put me on fertility teas.”

Once she became pregnant — Sims is now expecting a daughter in March — the mom-to-be stuck with her healthy habits but eased up on her workout routine.

“My body just didn’t feel like I needed it, especially in the middle months, and I didn’t want to push it as hard,” she explains. “Some days you have the energy, and some days you feel like you’ve been hit by a bus.”

Molly Sims pregnant The Bump cover
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