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Kristen Bell on Teaching Her Daughters to Give Back: ‘I Tell My Kids That the World Is Just Our Extended Family’

10/07/2016 at 06:30 PM ET

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For Kristen Bell, her little family of four is part of a much bigger picture.

“The way I see it, we are all on Team Human, and I tell my kids that the world is just our extended family,” Bell, 36, said in an article she penned for the November issue of Parents.

Bell shares her two daughters, Lincoln, 3½, and Delta, almost 2, with husband Dax Shepard. And in the Bell Shepard household, giving back is a priority.

“When I bring my girls along with me to volunteer and try to teach them to share toys with each other, I want them to learn that it’s not just about sharing stuff, it’s the sharing of experiences,” the mother of two wrote about bringing her kids along to various charity events, including those hosted by Baby 2 Baby and Alliance of Moms.

She adds, “I don’t want my kids to be afraid to part with their things, as they’re just that — things.”

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Dean McDermott Says Baby No. 5 Is a ‘Testament’ to Tori Spelling Staying After His Cheating Scandal

10/07/2016 at 03:15 PM ET

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Dean McDermott is a true believer that love conquers all.

McDermott, 49, is expecting his fifth child with wife Tori Spelling and tells PEOPLE exclusively that their pregnancy speaks volumes about the state of their love-filled marriage.

“This baby is a testament to how much we love each other. And it’s a testament to Tori for staying with me. It’s amazing,” he tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue about the couple’s upcoming addition, who is due next year.

McDermott adds, “Love does conquer all. And that’s what this pregnancy says about our relationship. It’s everlasting.”

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Halle Berry Slams Instagram Troll Who Criticized Photo of Her Kids: ‘I’m Not at All Ashamed’ of My Children

10/07/2016 at 10:45 AM ET

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Halle Berry is one mama you do not want to mess with.

The 50-year-old actress recently clapped back at an Instagram troll who criticized a recent photo Berry shared of her children Nahla, 8, and 3-year-old son Maceo.

Berry posted a shot of the children showing only their smiles and bodies — but cropping their faces. One Instagram critic called the star out, writing, “What’s with the hiding of the faces? They’re beautiful children why not show them off?”

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Ben Hollingsworth on Helping Deliver His Son: ‘I Was the First Human My Baby Felt Touch Him’

10/06/2016 at 06:00 PM ET

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New dad Benjamin Hollingsworth doesn’t just play a doctor on TV — he also is sort of one in real life, at least when it comes to his own family.

“My OB/GYN was great. He was also sick of me because I kept giving him medical advice,” joked Hollingsworth, who shadowed ER doctors for 300 hours to prepare for his role as Dr. Mario Savetti on the CBS medical drama Code Black, on Thursday’s edition of Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family.

“He was like, ‘Okay, I got this.’ But when it came time to catch the baby, he was like, ‘So, you’re the doctor — you wanna do this?’ ” adds Hollingsworth, 32, who welcomed son Hemingway Nash with wife Nila on July 3.

“And I kinda looked at him and I was like, ‘Yeah, I wanna do this,’ ” he continues.

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Emily Blunt Gets Honest About Breastfeeding: ‘When the Milk First Comes in, it’s Like a Tsunami’

10/06/2016 at 02:03 PM ET

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Between becoming a mom of two, learning she would be playing the lead in Mary Poppins Returns and promoting her new film The Girl on the Train, 2016 has been quite the year for Emily Blunt.

In InStyle‘s November issue, the 33-year-old English actress opens up about her life at the moment — including parenting daughters Violet, 4 months, and Hazel, 2½, with husband John Krasinski.

The realities of moving from being parents of one child to two have been challenging for Blunt and Krasinski.

“After we got home from the hospital, I didn’t shower for a week, and then John and I were like, ‘Let’s go out for dinner,’ ” she says. “I could last only about an hour because my boobs were exploding. When the milk first comes in, it’s like a tsunami. But we went, just to prove to ourselves that we could feel normal for a second.”

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Chelsea Clinton on Exposing Her Kids to World News: ‘I Read the Headlines’ to Them ‘Every Day’

10/06/2016 at 12:02 PM ET

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Between supporting mom Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign and parenting her own children, Chelsea Clinton is a busy woman these days.

But the former First Daughter makes sure to prioritize ensuring that her children are being exposed to the world around them in a way they can gradually come to understand.

“I read the [newspaper] headlines to [2-year-old daughter Charlotte] and to her little brother Aidan, who’s 3½ months,” Clinton, 36, told Seth Meyers on Wednesday night’s episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers.

She explained, “The first thing I remember learning how to read is the newspaper.”

“We would talk about what I was reading over breakfast or over dinner, and so I hope to have that same tradition with my children,” said Clinton, who is married to investment banker Marc Mezvinsky.

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Jana Kramer on Surviving Abuse: ‘I Want to Show My Daughter What a Strong Woman Looks Like’

10/06/2016 at 11:00 AM ET

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When Jana Kramer gave birth to daughter Jolie Rae on Jan. 31, 2016, she says she found her life’s true purpose.

“She’s the reason I get up and I will do anything for her,” she tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue.

“I love music, I love performing, I love acting, all those things, but I’ve never felt fulfilled,” says Kramer, 32, who found success as an actress in 2009 on the CW hit, One Tree Hill, and then as a country music star. “But when I became a mom, I 100 percent knew what my purpose in life was — to be Jolie’s mom.”

Kramer adds, “She gives me so much strength.”

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