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Molly Sims Shares Her Secret to Bouncing Back After Giving Birth

02/26/2015 at 12:30 PM ET

After tying the knot at 38, Molly Sims immediately wanted to start a family — and her wish came true when she got pregnant on her honeymoon.

Fast-forward to the couple trying to conceive their second child, and the model’s age — she was now 41 — posed a much bigger problem.

“People always think, ‘Oh, you have to take care of yourself once you get pregnant or when you have the baby,’ but your body is like a garden,” Sims says in the latest issue of The Bump.

“You have to feed it and make sure it’s fertile before you even start trying. I saw a great acupuncturist who put me on fertility teas.”

Once she became pregnant — Sims is now expecting a daughter in March — the mom-to-be stuck with her healthy habits but eased up on her workout routine.

“My body just didn’t feel like I needed it, especially in the middle months, and I didn’t want to push it as hard,” she explains. “Some days you have the energy, and some days you feel like you’ve been hit by a bus.”

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Why Kelly Clarkson Named Her Daughter River Rose

02/25/2015 at 07:45 PM ET

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Kelly Clarkson opens up about marriage, the joys of being a mom and her emotional new album Piece by Piece. Subscribe now for instant access to her exclusive interview and personal family photos, only in this issue of PEOPLE!

Kelly Clarkson may be a hits machine, but when it came to naming her daughter, she admits that it didn’t take that much mental heavy lifting to conjure the unique moniker River Rose.

“We were going back and forth on what to name her,” the singer, 32, tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story. “And I like androgynous names.”

During one day of her pregnancy, she and husband Brandon Blackstock, 38, were relaxing at their Nashville-area home when inspiration struck.

“We live on a river, so it really wasn’t that creative,” Clarkson — whose new album Piece by Piece comes out March 3 — says with a laugh.

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Alfonso Ribeiro: My Wife ‘Would Love’ to Keep Having Kids

02/25/2015 at 05:00 PM ET

While winning Dancing with the Stars, going on tour with the cast and producing a couple different shows at once is all very important, Alfonso Ribeiro has an even more significant role in life.

In fact, some may say, the most essential task of all: diaper duty.

“That’s the real job,” Ribeiro, 43, told PEOPLE at the premiere of Will Smith‘s new movie Focus in Hollywood on Tuesday night.

Ribeiro and wife Angela Unkrich are expecting their second child together — they are already parents to 15-month-old son Alfonso Lincoln — in the spring. “This pregnancy has been a breeze compared to the last,” the mom-to-be says.

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Taye Diggs: Why ‘Let It Go’ Has Become My Mantra in Life

02/25/2015 at 03:00 PM ET

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If there were any hard feelings following their split in 2013, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel have let them go — all for the sake of their son Walker Nathaniel.

“We were friends to start out with, but especially when you have a kid in the mix, there’s no time for any negativity,” the Murder in the First actor, 44, tells PEOPLE.

“He’s our main objective, he’s what’s most important for us, so we’re still there as a family.”

Recently, being there for each other has meant that the father-son duo have supported Menzel’s incredible success with the phenomenon “Let It Go,” the hit song from Disney’s Frozen.

“Watching Walker watch her [sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl] and seeing the pride in his face is cool,” Diggs shares of the couple’s 5-year-old son. “He was at some playdate with a bunch of kids and the song came on. The kids said, ‘Oh, my mother is always singing this song,’ and he said, ‘No, my mother really sings this song!”
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Third Child on the Way for Vin Diesel

02/25/2015 at 12:30 PM ET

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Vin Diesel is going to be a dad — again!

The Furious 7 star and his girlfriend, model Paloma Jiménez, are expecting their third child, PEOPLE has confirmed.

The couple are already parents to son Vincent Sinclair, 4½, and daughter Hania Riley, 6½.

Although Diesel is protective of his personal life, he opened up about his daughter’s delivery shortly after her birth in April 2008 — citing his costar, the late Paul Walker, as his inspiration for witnessing the event.

“I say to Paul, ‘You know, should I be in the delivery room or how’s that going to work?’ And he says, ‘You know, so many guys will tell you, “Don’t do it … you can’t stomach it … you’ll never look at the girl the same,” [but] it’s the best thing you’ll ever do in your life,’ ” Diesel, 47, said.

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Kelly Clarkson on Her Daughter River: Motherhood Has Changed My World

02/25/2015 at 08:00 AM ET

Kelly Clarkson opens up about marriage, the joys of being a mom and her emotional new album Piece by Piece. Subscribe now for instant access to her exclusive interview and personal family photos, only in this issue of PEOPLE!

Kelly Clarkson never thought her life would look like this. Within a year, she became a wife and a mother of three and couldn’t be happier about it.

“My whole life took a big 180,” the singer — who releases Piece by Piece, her first non-holiday album since 2011, on March 3 – tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story. “I never thought I was going to be a mom, so it’s very much changed my world in the most awesome way.”

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Baby on the Way for Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey

02/24/2015 at 10:05 PM ET

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Surprise! Naya Rivera has a bun in the oven.

That’s how the Glee star, 28, phrased it in a cute photo on her Instagram account, anyway.

Directing followers to her website in the photo’s caption, Rivera went on to announce that she and husband Ryan Dorsey, 31, are indeed expecting a baby and not a sourdough loaf.

“Ryan and I feel so blessed and can’t wait to welcome the newest member of our family,” she wrote.

Rivera and Dorsey, who plays Earl on Justified, met nearly five years ago but kept their relationship strictly friendly until Rivera and rapper Big Sean ended their engagement in April 2014.
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