Top of the Morning: Actress Sandra Bullock Is A New Mom To A Little Girl!See her new mag cover with the kids! Plus, there's a new dad in Hollywood, Drew Barrymore's holiday picks, and more!by SmartParenting Staff .
1. Sandra Bullock a new mom to a little girl!
The Oscar-winning actress opens up for the first time about adopting her new three-year-old daughter Laila. Laila, pronounced "Lila" has been in foster care in Louisiana. “When I look at Laila, there’s no doubt in my mind that she was supposed to be here. I can tell you absolutely, the exact right children came to me at the exact right time,” she said in an exclusive interview with People. This is not the first time Bullock adopted; in 2010, he adopted son Louis, now 5. She also happily shared that the siblings are getting along very well. Congratulations! (people.com)
2. Josh Hartnett is now a dad
The Penny Dreadful star and girlfriend British actress Tamsin Egerton have welcomed their first child. The couple was spotted last December 1 outside St. Mary's Hospital in London, with Hartnett carrying the newborn. There is no word yet as to the gender or name of the baby. The couple let out the news about Egerton's pregnancy back in July, but has kept it on a hush-hush, just like their relationship. The two met in 2011 on the set of the movie The Lovers, and were first romantically linked in 2013. Congratulations! (usmagazine.com)
3. Drew Barrymore creates personalized holiday card and gifts
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The Charlie's Angel's star is now in full Christmas mode after making her personalized holiday gift card via Shutterfly, where people can personalize her design. The festive card features her and her daughters. In one photo, Barrymore is handing her firstborn Olive a bouquet of wildflowers, while the other one shows her and Frankie having fun lying on the grass. Barrymore kept it simple and natural, which perfectly goes with the rustic-themed holiday card. She also curated a collection og personalized holiday gifts--ornaments, pillows, candles, etc.--to give to loved ones. (people.com)
4. Men more likely to take paternity leave for a son
New research suggests that half of the men would be more likely to take time off from work after the birth of a son than a daughter. According to the study, which focused on men who reside in California and their take on the state's Paid Family Leave program, dads would also definitely take time off after the birth of their first child (46 percent more likely), but would think twice after their second or third child's birth. California is one of only three states in the U.S. that offers paid family leave for all full-time employees. Overall, men taking paternity leave is on the rise. (nbcnews.com)
5. Apple Watch now features Looney Toon bands
Apple Watch owners (and would-be owners this holiday season) can now opt to have a Bugs Bunny or Tweety Bird bands. Casetify, a company that allows users to customize Apple watch bands and iPhone cases, partnered with Warner Bros. to release official Looney Toons designs for bands and iPhone cases "to pay homage to one of the most iconic animation that defined our childhood," says Casetify's CEO Wesley Ng. The Looney Tunes iPhone cases and the Apple Watch bands are available now in the U.S., UK, Hong Kong, and Australia. (mashable.com)CONTINUE READING BELOWRecommended Videos
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