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Salma Hayek’s New Nail Polish Collection Inspired by Daughter
15 November 2012 7:00 AM, PST
Valentina Pinault sure knows how to motivate mom Salma Hayek.
The 5-year-old, who keeps the actress laughing after long days at work, can also take credit for inspiring the new line of nail polishes from her mother’s beauty brand, Nuance.
“Valentina is obsessed with the colors,” Hayek tells People about her little helper.
But it wasn’t just the pint-size fashionista’s love of bold hues that Hayek considered when developing the collection, which launches online and in limited Cvs stores starting Nov. 19 with 30 chic shades.
The concerned mom also made sure all the polishes, including base and top coats, »
Anansa Sims Welcomes Son David Bernard III
14 November 2012 2:30 PM, PST
Courtesy Patterson Family
Election day ended in a big win for Anansa Sims!
The plus-size model and her husband, former NFL player David Patterson, welcomed their second child, David Bernard Patterson III, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, her rep confirms to People.
Weighing 8 lbs., 13 oz. and measuring 21 inches long, baby boy joins big sister Ava Brielle, 16 months.
Equally excited about her grandson’s arrival was Beverly Johnson.
“[I'm] feeling so blessed! Being a grandparent is the best!!!” the supermodel and star of Beverly’s Full House, 60, tells People. “I am so in love! Go straight to grandparenthood!”
The couple — who tied the knot »
Great Ideas! 17 Stylish Winter Must-Haves for Kids
14 November 2012 11:00 AM, PST
Oh, the weather outside is frightful! But that doesn’t mean your little one has to hit the streets looking less than chic.
From furry red hats with sequins and mini parkas to classic cashmere sweaters and mod-designed blankets, we have everything you’ll need to keep your tot in style during the colder months.
View The Gallery: 17 Stylish Winter Must-Haves for Kids
Around the Web…
14 November 2012 9:00 AM, PST
Wednesday’s links are waiting after you’re done swooning over the Sexiest Man Alive:
Four-year-old with Down syndrome stars in British Christmas ads – The Sun
Going too far? School bans running at recess – Parenting.com
Seven-year-old takes his plea for a cat to Facebook, and outsmarts dad – ABC News
New British policy would allow moms to share maternity leave with partners – Today Moms
After starting as spoof, baby mop costume catches on – HuffPost Parents
Elizabeth Banks Welcomes Son Magnus Mitchell
14 November 2012 8:45 AM, PST
It’s another boy for Elizabeth Banks.
The actress, 38, and husband Max Handelman recently welcomed their second son, Magnus Mitchell Handelman, Banks announced on her website Wednesday. He joins big brother Felix, 20 months, at home.
“As 2012 winds down and Thanksgiving approaches, I have much for which to be thankful – personal, professional, and Presidential. However, nothing can match the joy and excitement my husband and I felt when we recently welcomed our second baby boy,” the Hunger Games and Pitch Perfect star writes.
“Magnus joins older brother Felix, thus commencing a decade or more of close hand to hand combat. »
1 Trend, 3 Ways: Pretty Plaid Frocks
14 November 2012 7:00 AM, PST
Hollywood’s cutest crowd is plaid … plaid to the bone! Whether stepping out for tasty treats or making a stylish airport arrival, Honor Warren (in Ralph Lauren‘s Tartan Bibbed Shirtdress on Nov. 3), Harper Beckham (Feb. 7) and Seraphina Affleck (in Mini Boden‘s Cosy Check Dress on Nov. 5) adorable in their colorful patterned dresses.
Beverly News; FameFlynet; Akm-gsi
Always classic, a pretty tartan or plaid dress is perfect for any occasion (family night out, school, holidays). Ready to shop? We’ve rounded up our top picks — for every budget — below.
Courtesy Neiman Marcus
From the luxe velvet collar to »
Around the Web…
13 November 2012 9:00 AM, PST
Happy Tuesday! Take a break and give our links a read:
Playing the waiting game after you’ve passed your due date – TheBump.com
Do babies need a skincare line? – lilSugar.com
Toddler receives $2,500 ticket for peeing in public – NPR
How to get your child to love reading – iVillage.com
Researchers studying past cases to reduce risk of Sids – HuffPost Parents
Tamera Mowry-Housley Welcomes Son Aden John Tanner
13 November 2012 7:45 AM, PST
He’s finally here!
This is the first child for the Tia & Tamera star, 34, and her husband, Fox News correspondent Adam Housley.
Arriving two weeks after his due date of Oct. 30, Aden was born at 9:45 p.m., weighing in at 9 lbs., 5 oz. and is 21.5 inches long.
“Adam and I feel very blessed to finally be holding our son,” the new mom says.
“He is a beautiful miracle, and our hearts are overflowing with love. Thank you »
Look for Less: Devon Aoki’s Pretty Prints
13 November 2012 7:00 AM, PST
We spot a shady lady!
On Nov. 6, Devon Aoki kept a low (and stylish!) profile in a playful patterned dress while out shopping in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The model mama — who’s expecting her second child (a girl!) in January — chicly stepped out in Milly‘s Emilia Hostess Dress ($525), a navy cardigan, a wide rim straw hat and a sleek black tote.
Love Aoki’s geometric chic? You’re in luck. We’ve rounded up similar styles — all under $60!
Available in six rich colors, Merona‘s cozy Cardigan Sweater ($15) has just enough stretch to keep you (and your bump! »
Nick and JoAnna Garcia Swisher Expecting First Child
12 November 2012 2:15 PM, PST
There’s a baby on the way for Nick and JoAnna Garcia Swisher!
The Animal Practice star, 33, and her husband, a baseball free agent who most recently played for the New York Yankees, announced their news on Swisher’s Facebook page Monday.
“We are so excited to finally be able to share our exciting news with you! We are expecting a little Swisher in the spring of 2013,” the couple wrote.
“Words can’t describe how blessed we feel to be expanding our family and are anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new addition. Your support and kindness has meant »
Great Ideas! Tori Spelling’s Safari-Themed Nursery Style
12 November 2012 1:00 PM, PST
While on bed rest awaiting the arrival of son Finn, Tori Spelling made sure to oversee every detail of decorating her youngest son’s room.
“In the early stages of my pregnancy, I found an adorable vintage giraffe figurine at a flea market. That was when I came up with the vision of Finn’s nursery,” the new mom tells People.
Lucky for you, we have details on everything from the bold colors to the sweet giraffe knickknacks Spelling used (with help from longtime pals the Guncles) to design Finn’s baby room.
Do you have a sweet and adorable decorating idea? »
Scott Wolf Welcomes Son Miller William
12 November 2012 11:45 AM, PST
It’s officially a party of four for Scott Wolf!
Miller, who weighed in at 7 lbs., 6 oz., joins older brother Jackson Kayse, 3½.
“Jackson was a tough act to follow,” the couple, who wed in 2004, tell People . “But so far Miller is nailing it.”
But Wolf, 44, and Kelley, 35, aren’t the only ecstatic members of the family. Jackson is also excited to have a new sibling.
“He said »
Tim Gunn Lends His Voice to Disney Film, Sofia the First
12 November 2012 11:00 AM, PST
Roll out the red carpet: Style arbiter Tim Gunn is making it work in a whole new arena. The Project Runway judge is taking his talents to the (animated!) screen — only this time he’s helping prime a princess.
Courtesy Disney Junior; Inset: Amber De Vos/Getty
As the voice of the bespectacled steward Baileywick in Disney’s Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess, Gunn assists sweet Sofia (Ariel Winter) as she learns her place in the palace — and adjusts to a new royal routine — after her mother, Queen Miranda (Sara Ramirez), marries a king.
Premiering Sunday at 7pm Est, »
Chad Lowe: Our Baby Is Due This Week!
12 November 2012 10:00 AM, PST
Nate Beckett/Splash News Online
Make way for baby!
With their second child due this week, Chad Lowe and his wife Kim have been busy wrapping up loose ends — and gearing up for the late nights — before their little one’s big arrival.
“I’m trying to bank some sleeping hours, which is a little tough,” the actor, 44, told People during the premiere of Disney’s Sofia the First in Burbank, Calif. on Saturday.
“I have been out buying a lot of stuff to organize [everything] we have. It is amazing how much stuff babies need. It is incredible.”
But at »
Giveaway: A Bébé au Lait Nursing Cover & Burp Cloth Gift Set (a $50 Value!)
11 November 2012 9:00 PM, PST
Courtesy Bebe au Lait
Celebrity favorite Bébé au Lait has launched a few new stylish prints (including the La Jolla pattern, which was inspired by an antique Rococo design, shown left) on their chic mommy accessories.
And to celebrate, they’re giving away a nursing cover and matching burp cloth gift set to five lucky Moms & Babies readers.
Featuring a unique neckline with patented Rigiflex™ technology for ventilation and direct view of baby during breastfeeding, the 100 percent cotton covers are machine washable and can double as a baby blanket. The matching burp cloths are super soft too.
Want a set for yourself? »
Tori Spelling Introduces Son Finn Davey
11 November 2012 5:00 PM, PST
Meet Finn Davey McDermott!
After a difficult pregnancy that included hospitalization and bedrest due to placenta previa, the actress delivered her son via c-section at 37 weeks.
“I would rub my belly and talk to Finn. I kept telling him, ‘We’re going to be fine’ and ‘I can’t wait to hold you,’” Spelling, 39, tells People.
Now happy and healthy at home, Finn joins siblings Hattie, 13 months, Stella, 4, and Liam, 5½, as well as Jack, 14, McDermott »