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‘HFE’! Luke Bryan Posts Sweet Photo of His Sons ‘Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day’

08/04/2016 at 01:15 PM ET

For Luke Bryan, life is imitating art.

In a series of photos the country singer, 40, posted to social media, it seems he has been making the best of the summer weather by taking advantage of some water-focused activities.

“HFE,” is the simple caption accompanying a Wednesday shot of himself and sons Thomas “Bo” Boyer, 8, and Tatum “Tate” Christopher, 6 next week, proudly holding up a fish they caught.

The acronym is a nod to Bryan’s latest hit single to go No. 1: “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day.”

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David Nail on Fertility Struggles Before His Twins: We Felt ‘Like Everything Was Stacked Against’ Us

07/15/2016 at 11:00 AM ET

David Nail became a first-time dad in December to twins Lawson Brent and Lillian Catherine. And now, he’s opening up about the fertility struggles he and wife of seven years Catherine endured on their multiple-year journey toward expanding their family.

“A lot of what we dealt with had to do with me,” admits the country singer, 37, in a video for his website’s #Fighter series, which premiered Wednesday and will lead up to the Friday release of Nail’s album Fighter. “As a man, you definitely don’t want to hear that.”

Aside from Nail’s video — in which he and Catherine discuss their fertility issues and Nail’s past experiences with long-term depression — the six-episode series will run inspirational “fighter” stories from everyday people who have conquered hurdles in their own lives.

The “Night’s On Fire” crooner also recounts his thoughts behind their decision to implant two embryos, regardless of the risk and difficulty involved in potentially having and raising twins.

” ‘It’s been this difficult … if we are so lucky to have two, it may be the only two we ever get,’ ” Nail recalls saying.

David Nail Family Photo Fighter Series
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Jake Owen Let Daughter Pearl Choose the Color of His New Boat – She Picked Pink!

07/04/2016 at 09:45 AM ET

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It’s no secret that Jake Owen loves to be on the water. It’s also no secret that he loves hanging out with his daughter Olive Pearl  — so it’s no surprise that she picked out the colors of her dad’s newest boat.

Well, almost.

“She wanted pink and blue, although I thought pink and blue might not be the greatest combination,” Owen told PEOPLE at CMA Fest, where he opened the show by coming up to the stage on a boat, in June.

“We stuck with the pink and went pink and silver sparkle flakes.”

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Charles Kelley Says Motherhood Makes His Wife ‘Really Sexy’: There’s ‘Beauty in the Way She Handles Our Baby’

07/04/2016 at 09:25 AM ET

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Charles Kelley is suffering from first-time dad problems.

“I can’t tell if he’s smiling or [if] it’s gas,” the Lady Antebellum singer, 34, told PEOPLE of his son before taping the latest installment of CMT Crossroads alongside Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas.

Kelley and his wife Cassie welcomed their first child, Ward Charles, in February and the two are relishing their “really chill” baby boy.

“As of now, I see him as a very even temperament,” Kelley says. “If we have another kid, I’m sure that will change everything.”

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Keifer Thompson Jokes Charles Kelley Looks Like a ‘New Dad’ Who Is ‘Not Sleeping’

06/09/2016 at 12:45 PM ET

Even celebrities aren’t free of the wrath of sleepless newborns.

“We don’t sleep,” Lady Antebellum‘s Charles Kelley told PEOPLE Wednesday night on the red carpet at the CMT Awards. “I don’t know if Ward is just growing so fast or teething or what, but we don’t get any sleep.”

The Grammy-nominated artist, 34 — who welcomed his first child, son Ward Charles, in February — admits that the new lifestyle has been hardest on his wife Cassie, who stays up with their baby boy throughout the night for feedings.

“By the time 6:30 a.m. rolls around, she’s ready for a break,” he says, “which I’m not used to — I’m used to sleeping until 10 a.m.! It’s a different world, man.”

Charles and Cassie Kelley CMT Awards
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Jana Kramer Welcomes a New Tour Guest: 4-Month-Old Daughter Jolie!

06/09/2016 at 10:45 AM ET

Jana Kramer‘s most recent tour guest is the cutest one yet: her 4-month-old daughter, Jolie Rae!

“I have Jolie out on the road with me most of the time, and to do what I love and be able to combine both is just a pretty great feeling,” the country singer, 32, tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I look back and say, ‘Wow, this is what I’ve always wanted,’ and it’s come true — I’m a mom and a touring musician. It can’t get any better than that.”

For Kramer, routine is key. While she always makes sure to have her “mandatory 10 minutes of fun” with her band before hitting the stage, there is one slight aspect of touring that has changed since she gave birth.

“The first couple shows I was like, ‘Wow, I’m out of breath,’ ” says Kramer, who will be embracing Malibu Rum’s “Because Summer” campaign at the brand’s pop-up Beach House at Faster Horses Country Music Festival in her home state of Michigan. “I’ve gotten back in the routine of things, and it’s all going good.”

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David Nail on Parenting Twins: ‘There’s Just Nothing That Can Prepare You for How Patient You Have to Be’

06/03/2016 at 03:15 PM ET

David Nail Twins Patience
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If having 5-month-old twins has taught David Nail anything, it’s that you need patience — “a ridiculous amount of it,” he tells PEOPLE.

“I knew that I was going to have to be patient, but it’s something that I’ve never really been,” admits the father of son Lawson Brent and daughter Lillian Catherine.

“I felt like that throughout my wife’s pregnancy I was subconsciously getting more patient. Things would happen and my reaction would kind of surprise myself. But there’s just nothing that can prepare you for how patient you have to be — especially with twins.”

He adds, “I definitely have a tendency to get a little anxious when they are upset. Obviously they don’t know how to communicate to you what’s the matter. It’s like trying to read a baby’s mind. That’s when I really lean on my wife.”

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