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Amanda Austin

Amanda is a social media manager for a health care organization by day, a blogger and freelance writer by night, and a celebrity news junkie all the time! She's also mom to an amazing 2 year-old boy and wife to a great guy who indulges all her celebrity gossip (and sometimes tries to scoop her!) Amanda loves coffee, fashion, nail polish, cats, and Tim Gunn (not always in that order.) For more celebrity gossip, fashion, beauty and DIY, visit Amanda's blog, It's Blogworthy.

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Let’s chat about being pregnant in Florida–because I’ve done it twice. Down here, we only have a small respite from the hot weather during December, January, and a small bit of February. My daughter was born in late February, so luckily, I was enjoying cooler months during my last trimester. The first time? I wasn’t [&hellip
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celebrity parenting

Have you ever met a parenting challenge and said to yourself, “Gee, I wish I could get some parenting advice from a celebrity?” I didn’t think so. Celebrities have been baring their souls in memoir form for decades — probably to add “author” to their list of achievements — and one of the favorite topics [&hellip
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I remember the moment I found out I was pregnant with my son. My husband and I were preparing to take a trip to visit our parents “up north,” and although we were trying to get pregnant, I didn’t expect a positive test–I really just needed to know if I needed to bring “supplies” if [&hellip
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Ryan Gosling

Hear that sound? It’s the crushing sympathy of a million hearts breaking. Ryan Gosling, actor and star of the Hey Girl meme, has reportedly fathered a child with his long-time girlfriend, Eva Mendez. Although the couple have yet to confirm the news, an insider told US Magazine that Eva is 7 months pregnant (as in, [&hellip
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Answer this: How many times did you search for something on the ‘ol Google machine while you were expecting? For me, it was approximately 23,0498 times, give or take a few, especially during my first pregnancy, when I had no clue what was happening with my body. “Can I eat hot dogs?” “Is it normal [&hellip
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There are three occasions for celebrities to really flaunt their wealth and status: weddings, baby showers, and their kids’ birthday parties, and the granddaddy of them all is the first-birthday bash. Celebrities spare no expense in throwing these decadent parties for little people who won’t likely remember a thing. From live farm animals to roses [&hellip
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sleeping baby, sleep training

Blowout diapers, daycare expenses, washing bottles, carrying around a humongous diaper bag—none of these things is a positive aspect of parenthood, but the one thing that is worse than all of these combined is the lack of sleep.  Sleep is quite a “thing” at my house. My husband and I loved sleeping in and taking [&hellip
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crazy celebrity baby showers

The baby shower for my son was a humble affair: grocery store cake, DIY decorations, a sandwich platter from Publix, and hosted in my living room. The entire thing was planned by my mother and sister, and we had a modest group, a fun game or two, and some lovely presents. But if I was [&hellip
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Let’s be honest, here. Being pregnant during the summer is no walk in the park. During my pregnancies, I was extremely averse to hot weather (because I was already roasting inside!), so I wasn’t able to enjoy my normal summertime activities–trips to the beach, lounging in the pool, enjoying the outdoors. Besides, it’s sometimes difficult [&hellip
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When I gave birth to my baby, nobody paid me a dime for her first picture, and my labor was just as boring and uneventful as any other that morning. (In fact, when I requested something to eat, they gave me a sad, cold hot dog and limp fries.) However, celeb parents have a different [&hellip
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