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Tamera Mowry-Housley Loves Finger Painting with Her Kids: They’ve ‘Taught Me How to Have Fun in the Most Simple Moments’

08/22/2016 at 01:15 PM ET

Tamera Mowry-Housley on Finger Painting with Kids
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Being a mom to 3½-year-old son Aden John Tanner and daughter Ariah Talea, 13 months, has helped Tamera Mowry-Housley to have a new appreciation for the little things.

“They have taught me to be present and enjoy the most simple things in life,” The Real cohost, 38, tells PEOPLE of her children with husband Adam Housley. “It gives me so much joy, especially as a busy mom, just giving them a bath, reading them a book, brushing our teeth together. They taught me how to have fun in the most simple moments.”

One of her favorite things to do with her kids is finger painting.

“Aden’s loved it ever since he was 6 months, so I wanted to introduce finger painting to Ariah,” says Mowry-Housley. “I love seeing the curiosity on Aden’s face, and now Ariah‘s. It’s cool to see them do it together.”

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Tamera Mowry-Housley on the Differences Between Raising a Boy and Girl: ‘We Are Innately Emotional Beings!’

05/19/2016 at 11:00 AM ET

When Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband Adam Housley welcomed their daughter Ariah Talea last July, the household evened out. But raising both a boy and a girl has proved to be different for the mom of two.

The Real co-host, who is also mom to son Aden, 3, says the stereotypes are real.

“When you raise a boy, they have a lot more energy — they’re very physical — like Aden likes to run around as where Ariah is calm,” Mowry-Housley told PEOPLE at a launch for RAGÚ Homestyle pasta sauces in New York City on Tuesday.

“Ariah is very emotional — when I would sneeze, Aden would just look at me like ‘What’s up?’ I sneeze and make a loud noise and Ariah just starts crying.”

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Tamera Mowry-Housley on How Michelle Obama Reacted to Her Son’s Rowdiness: ‘Aden, Give Me a High Five!’

05/02/2016 at 03:30 PM ET

Tamera Mowry-Housley might be most well-known for her ’90s-TV-legend status alongside twin sister Tia Mowry-Hardrict, but at home, she’s like any other parent — with the added bonus of corralling her kids in the presence of the president and first lady.

At the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, PEOPLE spoke with the mom of two about attending the White House Correspondent’s Dinner Saturday night, where she got to meet with both President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.

“I had never met [President Obama] before, so it was a night I will always remember,” Mowry-Housley, 37, told PEOPLE.

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Tamera Mowry-Housley: I Go ‘Back and Forth’ on Having Another Baby

04/19/2016 at 03:15 PM ET

Being a twin, Tamera Mowry-Housley has always had company. But when she gave birth to now 9-month-old daughter Ariah Talea, her son Aden had a little bit of trouble adjusting to his new sister.

“At first he was a little jealous,” she told PEOPLE at Milk + Bookies Story Time Celebration event in Downtown Los Angeles.

“For a year-and-a-half he had all the attention and here is this other little baby that comes in and now she’s getting most of the attention. I nursed for about eight months so it was her and me for a very long time.”

Luckily for Mowry-Housley, 37, and her husband Adam Housley, their son Aden, 3, quickly grew out of that phase. “That was a little bit of an interesting transition, but now he absolutely loves his sister. He’s an amazing help,” she says.

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Tamera Mowry-Housley: Daughter Ariah Said ‘Dada’ Before ‘Mama’

02/21/2016 at 03:00 PM ET

It’s been eight months since Tamera Mowry-Housley gave birth to baby Ariah Talea and the time has just flown by.

“I can’t believe I have another child,” The Real co-host told reporters Saturday at the 2016 Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards, where she was serving as a presenter. “It’s nuts! It happened so quickly but I’m glad I did it.”

Not only has the time sped by, but her daughter has been gaining new skills quicker than the family expected. “She’s sitting up, she’s babbling, she loves to giggle and she says ‘mama’ and ‘dada,’ ” says Mowry-Housley who is okay with the fact that her daughter didn’t learn to say mom first.

“She said dad first,” the actress explains. “It’s because it’s phonetically easier to say ‘dada.’ But [our son] Aden said ‘mama’ first which is rare.”

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Tamera Mowry-Housley Begins Her Post-Baby Fitness Journey: ‘It’s D Day’

10/20/2015 at 01:15 PM ET

Tamera Mowry-Housley is ready to kick it into high gear.

The talk show host shared a selfie Monday on Instagram, commemorating day one of getting back to her pre-baby figure.

“Fat be gone … this momma’s about to get it,” Mowry-Housley, 37, wrote. “I always allow myself three months to heal after a c-section. It allows me enough time to focus on being a new momma again and my baby. Additionally, to allow a steady milk flow for my baby.”

She continues, “Once those are established. It’s time to start working out. It’s D day. Here we go!”

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Tamera Mowry-Housley Introduces Daughter Ariah: ‘She’s My Mini-Me’

09/04/2015 at 08:45 PM ET

Tamera Mowry-Housley‘s newborn daughter, Ariah Talea, takes after her mom in more ways than one.

“She’s my mini-me,” The Real co-host, 37, tells PEOPLE of her 8-week-old baby girl. “She looks so much like me as a baby, it’s scary! She has my eyes and my cheeks — I had the droopy little cheeks.”

Ariah — whose name means “Lion of God” — also has a similar personality to her mom.

“We’re both calm,” says Mowry-Housley. “She’s a mellow baby, and the coolest thing is [my 2½-year-old son] Aden is high-energy and [my husband] Adam is high-energy, so I think we’re balanced now.”

Tamera Mowry-Housley daughter Ariah Talea first photo
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