Hello! Anyone else feeling upside down and backwards with this short week? Is playgroup today or tomorrow? Did we miss music class (again)? What night is date night?!
Here’s to hoping your calendars are a little less frazzled than ours. 😅 And a quick reminder, not that you needed it…today is Wednesday.
1 How to Show the Love…Literally
What do you want to tell your kids about love? Writer Thao Thai’s daughter asked her about having a crush…and it got the wheels turning. Here, she shares the five biggest pieces of relationship advice she plans to share with her daughter. And none of them are “he only picks on you because he likes you.”
What would you add to the list?
2 Barney...You've Changed?
Many of us grew up with Barney…I mean, how often do you still find yourself singing the cleanup song? The millennial icon (and sometimes very polarizing purple dinosaur) is coming out of retirement with a “comprehensive revitalization of the Barney brand” and a new animated TV show next year.
But some people are wondering why Barney looks so…different? Read more about Mattel’s Barney reboot here. And if you, too, are wondering why Barney looks like he got a little work done? Check out these hilarious reactions to his new vibe.
3 The Most Unique Way to Say “I love you” 🥓
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4 Macklemore’s Adorable Take on “Bring Your Daughter to Work Day”
You probably know Macklemore best for gracing our iPod Nanos with one of 2012’s catchiest tunes, “Thrift Shop.” These days, he’s spending less time in zebra print fur coats and more time on dad duty to his three children…but he hasn’t stopped making music.
Macklemore’s next album is coming out March 3, and he’s bringing in a big name to direct the video for his single “No Bad Days”...his seven-year-old daughter, Sloane. First, watch his adorable (and emotional!) video asking Sloane to play director, then peep their first creative session bringing it to life in a way only a seven-year-old could.
5 Bermuda? Bahamas? Let’s Talk Honeymoons!
Are you team leave-the-day-after-the-wedding or team wait-a-little-while when it comes to honeymooning? How much is too much to spend on a little post-marriage getaway? And can you really put a “honeymoon fund” on your registry? On this episode of FamilyMade Media’s Agree to Disagree, Mykayla and Jonas talk all things honeymoonin’. Give it a listen here!
6 Your Celebrity Baby News Roundup
Paris Hilton, undercover. The reality star and entrepreneur shared that she went to the hospital in a full disguise to keep it under wraps when her son was born last month via surrogate.
Quite the entrance! Heather Rae El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa welcomed their son, Tristan Jay El Moussa, last month! But…the new parents shared more about “some scary moments” leading up to Tristan’s arrival. Read their birth story in their own words.
Meet the (growing) Legend family. Chrissy Teigen shared some adorable new family photos featuring her and husband John Legend’s newest addition, daughter Esti. It’s giving heart eyes emoji, right?!
Thank you for reading! We hope you have a wonderful week and we’ll see you back here next Wednesday.