Celebrity Baby Blog / Country

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.”

Jana Kramer Michael Caussin Jolie Rae
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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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Jana Kramer Responds to ‘Mommy Shamers’ After Posting Photo of Jarred Baby Food: ‘Do Not Tell Me How to Raise My Child’

06/02/2016 at 01:45 PM ET

Jana Kramer is giving her social media followers some food for thought.

On Wednesday, the country singer — who welcomed daughter Jolie Rae in January — posted a photo to Instagram depicting a pile of baby food jars on a supermarket conveyor belt.

“And it begins. #babyfood,” she captioned the candid.

The photo quickly garnered comments from critics and supporters alike, ranging from telling her she should be making her own baby food to praising her for being a great mom.

Jana Kramer baby food
Source: Jana Kramer/Instagram; Inset: Kevin Winter

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Carrie Underwood on Having More Kids: ‘I Could Do a Few More of Those’

05/02/2016 at 02:30 PM ET

Carrie Underwood was the belle of the ball at the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards, but it seems like the mom of son Isaiah Michael, 14 months, may be getting some stiff singing competition at home.

“He likes to sing,” Underwood told PEOPLE backstage at the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California. “If you just go ‘la-la-la’, he’ll go ‘la-la-la-la.’ He mimics really well.”

In addition to singing, Isaiah has other interests. “Right now he is a climber, which is not good,” she shares. “He’s into everything. He runs. He babbles. He’s a good eater.”

Carrie Underwood American Country Countdown Awards
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Jana Kramer’s Blog: The Twists and Turns of My Daughter’s Delivery

04/29/2016 at 05:00 PM ET

Jana Kramer is a new mom!

The 32-year-old country singer/songwriter’s song “I Got the Boy” has been certified gold, was named one of the best songs of 2015 by the New York Times, as well as Rolling Stone. Her album, thirty one, features 11 tracks including latest single “Said No One Ever.” Stream the record here.

Kramer is nominated for female vocalist of the year and breakthrough female of the year at Sunday’s American Country Countdown Awards, where she’s also presenting.

Before moving to Nashville, where she lives with her husband, former NFL tight end Michael Caussin, and their three dogs, Kramer was an actress, playing Alex on One Tree Hill and guest-starring on Friday Night Lights, Entourage and 90210.

The couple wed in Charlottesville, Virginia, in May and welcomed their first child, daughter Jolie Rae, on Jan. 31.

Kramer can be found on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @kramergirl.

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Hot Mama! Jana Kramer Stuns in First Post-Baby Red Carpet Appearance at ACM Awards

04/03/2016 at 08:00 PM ET

Jana Kramer is red hot.

On Sunday, the country singer hit the red carpet at the 51st annual Academy of Country Music Awards, marking her first appearance since giving birth to daughter Jolie Rae in January.

Donning a Rubin Singer dress and diamond jewels from D’Orazio & Associates, Kramer, 32, smiled alongside husband Mike Caussin at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena on country’s big night.

“I have about three piles of Spanx on me right now,” she confessed to Entertainment Tonight. “I’m just like, ‘How many Spanx can I put in this dress?’ It’s hard at first getting used to the new, postpartum bod. But I’ve been working out a bunch and just trying to be confident and be like, ‘You know what, I’m a mom and I’m embracing the new me!'”

Jana Kramer and Mike Caussin
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