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Audrina Patridge Calls Motherhood the ‘Best Thing Ever’: ‘I’ve Spent Every Minute’ with My Daughter

09/19/2016 at 03:30 PM ET

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Between delivery challenges, breastfeeding pain and sleepless nights, Audrina Patridge hasn’t sugarcoated how difficult motherhood can be.

But for the former reality star, parenthood came naturally — and every hurdle has been worth it for her daughter Kirra Max, now 12 weeks old.

“Every day I look at her and I can’t believe she’s mine. I can’t believe we made this,” Patridge, 31, tells PEOPLE exclusively. “And she’s changing every week. Now she’s smiling all the time and making ‘goo’s and ‘gah’s.

“She’s so cute. It melts my heart,” adds the former star of The Hills and current lifestyle blogger at AudrinaPatridge.com.

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Ninth Child on the Way for Mel Gibson

09/16/2016 at 05:30 PM ET

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Mel Gibson and Rosalind Ross, his girlfriend of two years, are expecting a baby early next year, the star’s rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Already a father of eight kids, Gibson, 60, is thrilled to add to his brood.

“Mel and Rose are so excited about the baby,” says a friend close to the couple.

“Mel loves being a dad and he and Rose can’t wait to be parents together. The last two years have been some of his happiest years he’s ever had.”

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Audrina Patridge: Breastfeeding Daughter Kirra Has Been ‘More Painful Than the C-Section’

09/16/2016 at 01:45 PM ET

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Forget the sleepless nights. For Audrina Patridge, the hardest adjustment to new motherhood was getting used to nursing.

“Breastfeeding was the most painful thing,” Patridge, whose daughter Kirra Max is now 12 weeks old, tells PEOPLE exclusively. “For me, it was more painful than the c-section!”

The Hills former cast member — who now runs a lifestyle blog, AudrinaPatridge.com — says she learned to “push through” the pain, and eventually survived intact.

“The first two to three weeks were excruciating,” says Patridge, 31. “But I got through it!”

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Lacey Chabert Reveals the Inspiration Behind Daughter Julia’s Name (and It’s Not Party of Five!)

09/16/2016 at 11:15 AM ET

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Two weeks after giving birth to Julia Mimi Bella, Lacey Chabert is opening up about how it felt to lay eyes on her first child.

“Meeting my daughter for the first time was the most special moment of my life,” the Mean Girls actress tells PEOPLE exclusively of her and husband Dave Nehdar‘s baby girl, who was born in Los Angeles on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 5:24 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 3 oz.

Adds Chabert, 33, “They laid Julia on my chest in the delivery room and my heart completely melted. She was just so peaceful.”

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Jimmy Kimmel on the Challenges of Toilet Training His 2-Year-Old Daughter: ‘She Wants to Take Her Potty on the Trampoline’

09/15/2016 at 03:45 PM ET

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Jimmy Kimmel isn’t new to fatherhood, but it’s been a while since he’s had a toddler running around the house — until now.

The Jimmy Kimmel Live! host sat down with Jess Cagle, Editorial Director of PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly, to talk about a milestone he and his wife Molly McNearney are working on with their 2-year-old daughter Jane.

“We’re potty training her right now. And maybe this is some kind of karmic punishment for my time on The Man Show, but she wants to take her potty on the trampoline,” says Kimmel, whose early-2000s Comedy Central series costarring Adam Carolla featured a slow-motion segment of women in revealing clothing jumping on trampolines.

“And she’ll only go to the potty on the trampoline, which is insane,” Kimmel, 48, adds through laughter. “But that’s her. She’s a weird kid.”

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How Audrina Patridge Got Through Her ‘Scary’ C-Section with the Help of Train’s ‘Soul Sister’

09/15/2016 at 03:15 PM ET

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No one ever said delivering a baby was easy, but Audrina Patridge had some musical accompaniment to make the process a little less stressful.

“I had the doctors turn up the music in the delivery room so I wouldn’t focus on what was happening,” Patridge tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week’s issue. “I was kind of scared and Corey just kept talking to me.”

The former star of The Hills delivered daughter Kirra Max by Cesarean section on June 24.

Fittingly, it was Train’s “Hey Soul Sister” that was playing when baby Kirra made her entrance.

“I was scared to have a c-section. She was breech. I tried everything to get her to flip. I went to acupuncture, I floated in the pool, I did front flips, I did handstands, I did everything you could imagine and nothing worked. I waited until the very end of my pregnancy” Patridge, 31, admits of the process. “[My fiancé] Corey [Bohan] kept talking to me. And it wasn’t bad at all!”

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Peyton Lambton’s Blog: Our Sweet Surprise of a Planned Pregnancy

09/15/2016 at 01:00 PM ET

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Please welcome our newest celebrity blogger, Peyton Lambton!

The costar of HGTV’s Going Yard and DIY Network’s Yard Crashers host Chris Lambton met through their appearances on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, respectively. They’ve appeared together on specials including My New Old House, HGTV Dream Home and HGTV Smart Home, and recently completed building their dream home near the Massachusetts coast.

Peyton, 33, and Chris, 39, were married in 2012.

They are expecting their first child in November, and are already parents to Summit, a 3-year-old greater swiss mountain dog.

You can find Peyton on her website, as well as on InstagramFacebook and Twitter @peytonwlambton.

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