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3 New Baby Apps We’re Loving Right Now

04/16/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

A round of app-lause is in order! Three new apps have hit the scene that are innovating the parenting process, from conception through year two.

So whether you want to watch your little one on a video monitor, research possible baby ailments or find tips on increasing your fertility, help is now at your fingertips.

Want to know more? Lucky for you, we’ve got the lowdown on all three of these cool new apps below.

Baby Bundle AppCourtesy Baby Bundle

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Ivanka Trump’s Daughter Has Mastered Downward Dog

04/16/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

Ivanka Trump Shape Magazine Cover Neilson Barnard/Getty

Just like mom, Ivanka Trump‘s 2-year-old daughter Arabella loves being active.

Even at her young age, Trump’s elder child (son Joseph was born last October) enjoys partaking in exercise – yoga is apparently her strong suit.

“She’ll grab a mat, lay it down next to mine, and show me her poses,” Trump, 32, tells SHAPE in their May issue. “You should see her downward dog; it’s so sweet.”

Next up for the little one? Golfing this summer.

“It will probably end up with her just picking up the golf ball and throwing it down the fairway, but that’s cool,” Trump says. “In fact, that’s perfect!”
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Jaxon Mini’s Chic Furniture Line Will Change Your Mind About Kids Decor

04/15/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

When it came time to transition her daughter’s nursery into a toddler room, Jaxon Home designer Victoria Richter didn’t have to look far for inspiration.

Channeling her popular line of home furnishings, Richter set out to adapt her creations into kid-friendly versions. And before long, Jaxon Mini was born.

“As a mom, I want to make my kids happy and comfortable — and as a designer, I want them to have furniture that is sophisticated as well as playful,” Richter says.

The result? A really cute mix of pint-size couches, arm chairs and tufted beds that will transform any tot’s room into a chic space.

Jaxon Mini Kids Furniture CollectionCourtesy Jaxon

Too adult for you? We get it — the Brooklyn hipster meets breezy L.A. look may not be for every kid. But there are plenty of child-friendly touches throughout the line including the round Remi table ($995), which features a fun chalkboard top.

And if you’re worried about how well the furniture will hold up to everyday play, you can rest assured. Just like the adult collection, Jaxon Mini is made from the same high quality materials, including kiln-dried hardwoods and easy-to-clean fabrics.

All we know is we’re happy to see more modern options for kids room decor. We love bean bags and bunk beds just as much as the next parent, but this is a breath of fresh air.

http://jaxonhome.com/Courtesy Jaxon

– Anya Leon

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Savannah Guthrie Gets Style Help from Matt Lauer and Jenna Bush Hager

04/14/2014 at 04:00 PM ET

When it came to her attire for the “Make a Difference Day” awards luncheon in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Savannah Guthrie was less than prepared.

The Today coanchor had a slight case of “pregnancy brain” and forgot her change of clothes when she and castmates Matt Lauer and Jenna Bush Hager flew into town to attend the fancy affair honoring community volunteers. “I was in my maternity jeans!” the mom-to-be confided to PEOPLE.

So the trio, whose own make-a-difference project will be to build a playground for under-privileged children in Newark, N.J., made a quick stop at Neiman Marcus. How quick? “Sixteen minutes, 13 seconds,” said Lauer, who timed it on his iPhone.

Savannah Guthrie Pregnant Matt Lauer Jenna Bush Hager Make a Difference Day awards red carpet
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25 Easter Egg Designs to Dye For

04/14/2014 at 02:00 PM ET

25 Cool Easter Egg Designs People Great IdeasCOURTESY PINTEREST VIA POLKADOTPONIE.BLOGSPOT.COM

Good thing there’s no chicken shortage!

With so many creative Easter egg designs packed into this one story, you’ll be inspired to make more than your usual dozen.

DIYers used everything from rubber bands to melted crayons to Kool-Aid.

Be sure to hard-boil eggs or blow out contents before decorating, and then go nuts. The results are eggs-ceptional!

See more here at greatideas.people.com.

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