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Go Behind the Scenes of Alicia Silverstone’s Photo Shoot for her New Book

09/06/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

Alicia Silverstone The Kind Mama Book
Courtesy Rodale

To say Alicia Silverstone is excited about her upcoming book, The Kind Mama, is an understatement. Eight months before its release, the nature-loving mom — son Bear Blu is now 2 — announced she was working on the new project on her blog while also thanking fans for all their support.

“I want to show women that a kind of lifestyle can also be the key to getting knocked up — without drama — and having a super healthy, super vibrant, soul-quenching pregnancy, birth and mama-hood,” the actress told PEOPLE.

“In my new book, I’m sharing the wisdom I’ve received from some of the smartest obstetricians, midwives, pediatricians and friends I’ve been lucky enough to know.”

Silverstone is clearly on a roll. She released The Kind Diet in March 2011, recently launched a breast milk-sharing program and is also debuting a diet cookbook late next year.
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Great Ideas! 8 Ways to Take Flattering Photos of Your Bump

08/15/2013 at 10:00 AM ET

Pregnancy Photo Tips from Jennifer Loomis
Courtesy Jennifer Loomis Photography

Taking homemade photos of your growing belly can be a beautiful way to document the evolution of your pregnancy, especially during your last trimester. But sometimes it’s tough to capture really flattering shots.

That’s why we’ve asked author (Portraits of Pregnancy: The Birth of a Mother) and photographer Jennifer Loomis — she’s photographed over 1700 expecting moms during her career! – to share her ideas on how to best visually document your road to motherhood.

Because even though you may not want to hang them on the wall, an artfully taken maternity pic can be a special memento you and your family will appreciate for years to come.

From choosing the right clothing to making the experience fun, check out her tips below:
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Fab Sale Roundup: GILT Kids, Zulily and More!

07/27/2013 at 12:00 PM ET

GILT Baby & Kids
Courtesy Gilt Groupe

This week, GILT Baby & Kids is hosting a few fab sales worth checking out. You’ll find loads of chic toys, accessories, shoes and clothing from Rockabye (7/29), Je Suis en CP! (7/31), Belly Bandit (8/1), Danzo Diaper Bags (8/1), Mini Starfish (8/1), Phil & Teds (8/2), J.J. Cole (8/2), and more!

Our picks: The Rockabye Downee the Duck Rocker (now $82, originally $140) and the Je Suis en CP! Printed Bib (now $15, originally $30).

Not a member of Gilt? Use our exclusive link to sign up.

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Roundup: Cool Monsters University Toys, Books, Apps and More!

06/24/2013 at 04:00 PM ET

Monsters University
Courtesy Disney

Not sure if you’ve had a chance to take the little ones to see Disney’s new film Monsters University, which hit theaters on Friday, but it’s great fun for the whole family.

Lovable characters Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) are back along with a few new pals Art (Charlie Day), Johnny (Nathan Fillion) and Claire (Aubrey Plaza). And the movie follows their journey from college rivals to fast friends — Revenge of the Nerds-style.

After checking it out, we guarantee your kids will become Monsters-obsessed. So we’ve pulled together our fave toys, books, apps and more to help them get their fill long after. You can also check out the official university page, which looks just like the real thing.

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Great Ideas! 10 Superhero-Worthy Picks For Your Kids

06/14/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Old Navy Man of Steel T-Shirt
Courtesy Old Navy

If your little one is anything like Hollywood’s mini caped crusaders Zuma Rossdale, Honor Warren or Louis Bullock, then you’ll want to arm them with the best (and cutest!) crime fighting gear available.

And from graphic tees and felt masks to cool action figures, there’s plenty to choose from. Luckily, we’ve rounded up our faves to make your superhero shopping a cinch.

In honor of the new Man of Steel movie hitting theaters today, our first pick includes Old Navy’s Superman tee ($13, left), which features a retro-style image of Clark Kent’s alter ego in flight.

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Fab Sale Roundup: GILT Baby & Kids, Zulily and More!

05/25/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

GILT Baby & Kids
Courtesy Gilt Groupe

Next week, GILT Baby & Kids is hosting a few fab sales worth checking out. You’ll find loads of chic toys, accessories, shoes and clothing from Battat Toys, Mini Starfish, Azul Girls Swimwear, Donna Morgan Maternity, Baby Bjorn Carriers, and more!

Our picks: The Baby Bjorn Original in Raspberry (now $59, originally $80) and the Donna Morgan Maternity Hi/Low Hem Dress with X-Back Straps (now $69, originally $1388).

Not a member of Gilt? Use our exclusive link to sign up.

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Great Ideas! 17 Kid-Friendly Goodies for Easter

03/21/2013 at 04:00 PM ET

17 Kid-Friendly Goodies for Easter
Courtesy Olive & Cocoa

Hippity Hop! It’s time to get your lil ducks in a row for the upcoming holiday.

Luckily, we’ve scoured the Web for the best treats out there.

From chocolate ducks and colored wooden eggs to festive threads, our sweet picks will have your tots counting down the days until the bunny arrives.

VIEW THE GALLERY: 17 Kid-Friendly Goodies for Easter

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