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How Celebrity Chef Art Smith Became a Dad – to Four Kids at Once

08/24/2015 at 08:00 PM ET

Celebrity chef Art Smith likes to say that a piece of artwork brought him and his husband their four children.

In February 2014, Smith’s husband, artist Jesus Salgueiro, went to dinner with his friend, Dr. Dora Maya, president and CEO of Arden Shore Child and Family Services in Waukegan, Illinois. The two had gotten to know each other after he donated artwork to the agency and became one of its biggest supporters.

During dinner, Maya told him about three children who were in need of a foster home. “They had been placed in three different homes,” Salgueiro tells PEOPLE. “When I heard this, I was like, ‘We have to take these children.’ ”

He and Smith, who live in Chicago, were heartbroken when they learned that they wouldn’t be able to take them in. “We were sad because we fell in love with these children,” says Salgueiro, 54.

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Soleil Moon Frye: ‘I Encourage My Daughters to Be Individuals’

08/24/2015 at 07:45 PM ET

When it comes to how her daughters, 10-year-old Poet and 7-year-old Jagger, dress, Soleil Moon Frye gives them free rein.

“I have friends that are much more conscious and so amazingly stylish, and their kids literally have design to the T,” the actress, 39, tells PEOPLE. “My girls are much more like anything goes. And I just let them go for it.”

Frye sees her kids’ fashion choices as one of the ways they express themselves.

“I feel like it’s just such self expression, and I don’t want to ever limit them from what they do,” she says. “Sometimes I’ll say, ‘Hey, can we go with this style?’ and usually they’ll shut it down, and have much more their own design sense. They’re such individuals, and so I really try to encourage them to be individuals.”

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Jessie James Decker Opens Up About Pregnancy: ‘I Loved Breastfeeding the First Time Around’

08/24/2015 at 12:05 PM ET

Jessie James Decker is a seasoned pro when it comes to motherhood, so she’s ready for anything and everything with her second child.

The 27-year-old singer and designer — already mom to daughter Vivianne Rose, 16 months — says in the September issue of American Baby magazine that her second pregnancy has been “smoother” than her first.

“With my daughter, Vivianne, I had horrible morning sickness. I threw up every day, sometimes twice, for five months, which then made me insanely hungry,” James Decker says.

“I’d stuff my face to try not to feel nauseated, and I gained 55 lbs. On my 5’1″ frame, that was brutal! This time has been much smoother. I sometimes even forget I’m pregnant except for all the moving around he’s doing in there!”

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Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s Son Kane Gets Stitches After Gruesome Cut: ‘I Can’t Deal’

08/23/2015 at 03:14 PM ET

Ouch! Kim Zolciak-Biermann‘s son Kane, 20 months, spent Saturday night at the doctor’s office with his reality television star mom after splitting his face open just above his eye.

The poor little guy’s slightly gruesome (and deep) cut just barely missed his eyebrow, as seen in a photo shared to Zolciak-Biermann’s Instagram.

“Our Saturday night,” the 37-year-old wrote, adding the hashtags “#ICantDeal #ImTheOneThatNeedsTheMedsAtThisPoint #Stitches.”

Kane is the star’s youngest child with husband Kroy Biermann and a twin with sister Kaia.

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So Cute! Beyoncé and Daughter Blue Ivy Wear Matching Swimsuits

08/22/2015 at 01:46 AM ET

Beyonce and daughter Blue Ivy Courtesy Beyonce

Queen Bey, or Captain Bey?

Beyoncé rocked a printed black-and-white one-piece swimsuit that she topped with a captain’s hat in photos she shared on Instagram on Friday.

The 33-year-old singer matched her daughter, Blue Ivy, 3, who wore a swimsuit in the same print, as the pair took to the water with papa Jay Z.

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Bryce Dallas Howard Is Thrilled to Be Starring in Pete’s Dragon: ‘I Want This Movie to Be Made for My Kids to Worship’

08/21/2015 at 06:15 PM ET

When it comes to children’s films, Bryce Dallas Howard is a huge fan.

Not only does the actress attribute important life lessons to classic children’s movies such as The Brave Little Toaster and E.T., but Howard is also taking her love of the genre on-screen with a starring role in the remake of 1977’s Pete’s Dragon.

“It was a favorite,” Howard, mom to daughter Beatrice Jean, 3½, and son Theo Norman, 8, tells PEOPLE at Disney’s D23 Expo of the original movie. “It was playing pretty much on loop in the house growing up.”

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Poppy Montgomery: I Take Style Advice from My Kids

08/21/2015 at 04:00 PM ET

Poppy Montgomery‘s biggest fashion critic isn’t a stylist, fashion blogger or TV host — it’s her own son!

The Unforgettable star, 43, says she often turns to her 7-year-old son Jackson Phillip for feedback on what she’s wearing.

“Jackson’s the most brutal,” Montgomery tells PEOPLE. “If he says, ‘Wow, that really makes you look “blank,” ‘ I’ll probably go change. I trust his style advice so much.”

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