Meet Kingston Payne! Lesley-Ann Brandt and Chris Payne Gilbert Welcome a Son

It’s a boy for Lesley-Ann Brandt and Chris Payne Gilbert!

The actors have welcomed a son named Kingston Payne Brandt-Gilbert, they both announced on Instagram this week, sharing various snaps of their new little guy.

“Welcome to the Big Dance. I love you, son ❤️,” Gilbert captioned his baby boy’s first photo. “Thank you to my Wonder Woman @lesleyannbrandt for our amazingly beautiful gift. #thekingpayne

Kingston is the couple’s first child. He rounds out the household alongside the family pups Frankie and Eli.

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Since his son’s birth, Gilbert has been having some fun with framing Kingston in hilarious scenarios. In one black-and-white pic, the baby boy is looking at the camera with a bit of a tough expression — complete with a cheeky caption from Dad.

” ‘East Coast ain’t got no love for Snoop & Dr Dre?!!’ #thekingpayne,” wrote the 10 Items or Less alum.

On another cute snap — of Kingston bundled up and wearing headphones — Gilbert noted, “I passed my hearing test @beatsbydre.”

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Gilbert and Lucifer star Brandt, 35, met in 2012 and tied the knot in 2015. “It was an incredibly hot day in Los Angeles and I was laying down on the living room floor nursing a beer,” Brandt told Brides in 2016 of the couple’s first encounter.

“Chris walked in and looked at me and say he thought, ‘Who is this crazy chick drinking before our rehearsal?’ We talked for the next two hours and laughed a lot, and then at our next rehearsal we kissed.”

Of their wedding ceremony three years later, Brandt shared, “We wrote our own vows and when we said them, it was like a conversation in our kitchen. It was from the heart.”

Girls’ Night on Broadway! Katie Holmes and Daughter Suri See Dear Evan Hansen – and Visit Star Ben Platt Backstage

When you’re an N.Y.C. resident, it’s a tradition to take in a Broadway show here and there. But when you’re the daughter of a famous actress, you might get a few more perks.

Such was the case Tuesday night for Katie Holmes‘ 11-year-old daughter Suri, who hung out backstage at the Music Box Theater to visit with Dear Evan Hansen‘s Tony-winning star Ben Platt.

The soon-to-be middle-schooler was her mom’s mini-me, wearing a pretty printed dress and big pink bow while flashing a huge grin as she posed with Holmes and Platt, 23.

This was at least the second time Holmes, 38, has taken in the musical. In April, she shared an image of the Playbill, captioning it, “Love this show so much! Thank u to this amazing cast for such incredible performances!”

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The Music Box Theater is familiar to Holmes, who starred in the 2012 play Dead Accounts there. The actress’ second big foray onto the Broadway stage, her Dead Accounts appearance followed a 2008 role in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.

Holmes and her daughter have frequented Broadway often in recent years, taking in shows like Finding Neverland — where Holmes’ mom Kathleen joined the duo.

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The mother of one has been candid about her appreciation for raising Suri in the city, telling PEOPLE in 2016, “There is so much at your fingertips.”

“I love ,” said Holmes, who regularly shares her love of art on her Instagram account. “We just saw the Picasso exhibit. And the Met, of course. I love the gallery district, the Natural History Museum.”

Shawn Ashmore Welcomes a Son: ‘Couldn’t Be More in Love with My New Baby Boy’

It’s a little Iceboy!

Shawn Ashmore, known for his role as Bobby Drake/Iceman in the X-Men film series, has welcomed a son, he announced Tuesday on Instagram.

The new addition rounds out the household of Ashmore, 37, and his wife Dana, 33, who are also “parents” to dogs — including one named Lucky.

“Couldn’t be more in love with my new baby boy and my incredible wife,” Ashmore captioned a photo of himself holding his son’s hand. Added Dana, “We did it guys!! So in love.”

Further details, including baby’s name and date of birth, were not immediately available.

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Ashmore and Dana met on the set of the 2010 drama Frozen, where she was an assistant director. They got engaged in October 2011.

“I just got down on my knee on the couch in our living room and just proposed and she was shocked and she obviously said yes and it was amazing,” Ashmore said at the time.

The couple tied the knot in July 2012 in Los Angeles, with the Canadian actor tweeting, “Thank you to everyone for sending Dana and I well wishes!!! We couldn’t be happier.”

Both new parents shared photos on social media throughout Dana’s pregnancy, including one of them together at their baby shower in April.

“We had such an amazing day with our close friends and family. Thanks for celebrating with us:) love you @danarashmore! #babyshower,” Ashmore captioned the baby-bump-focused snap.

Followers even got what may be a hint at the name the couple picked out for their little guy, with Dana sharing a photo of a sign painted to say “OLIVER” in March.

Ashmore currently stars in the ABC legal drama Conviction with Hayley Atwell and Eddie Cahill. He has appeared in series such as Fringe, Relationship Status and Animorphs, as well as the films Mother’s Day (2010), Breaking the Girl and Hollow in the Land, alongside Dianna Agron.

The baby boy is the first child for the couple.

Twin Love and Retail Therapy! Céline Dion Takes Sons Nelson and Eddy Shopping in Paris

Céline Dion‘s sons are basking in the glow of the City of Light.

The Canadian musician and businesswoman enjoyed a day out in Paris Monday, bringing 6½-year-old twins Eddy and Nelson along for the ride. Dion, 49, and her boys were snapped outside a shop, all smiles in casual attire as they posed for photographers.

The twins opted for sneakers, jeans and T-shirts — one celebrating the city, one featuring an image of what looked like Kurt Cobain — while the “Because You Love Me” singer dressed up her baseball-chic ensemble with a large black handbag and matching stilettos.

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Following the death of husband René Angélil, Dion has been bravely open about the impact that the loss of the family’s patriarch has left on herself, the twins and oldest son René-Charles, 16 — as well as how they are moving forward together.

“To be honest, they’re remarkable. They are helping me, I am helping them — it’s mutual,” she told Extra of her kids in February at the launch of her Céline Dion Collection of handbags, shoes, accessories and luggage.

“What makes me most proud is to be a mother,” she added. “I have three magnificent kids, that through them, I see my husband and I have the strength today to keep dressing up.”

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The seven-time Grammy winner has been enjoying a lot of time in Paris this summer both alongside and separate from her kids, posing for numerous photo shoots and even getting hammy with photographers outside her hotel.

Dion’s European tour will conclude in Glasgow, Scotland, on Aug. 5, before she returns to her Caesars Palace residency in Las Vegas on Sept. 19.

That ’70s Baby! Topher and Ashley Hinshaw Grace Expecting First Child

Tad Hamilton? More like Dad Hamilton!

Topher Grace and Ashley Hinshaw Grace look to be expecting their first child. The couple was spotted headed to lunch at Sweet Butter Kitchen on Saturday — with a baby belly along for the ride.

Reps for the actors did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s requests for comment.

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Grace, 39, tied the knot with the True Detective actress, 28, in the Santa Barbara area of California in May 2016, a little over two years after they began dating and 16 months after they were engaged.

The former That ’70s Show actor joked to PEOPLE in August 2015 about how his then-bride-to-be had taken on the brunt of the wedding-planning responsibilities.

“I have no part in that!” he said. “That is all her. I know to show up, and I know which date.”

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Although Grace had to miss the July 2015 wedding of his former castmates Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, he told PEOPLE the following month that he is “so happy for them.”

“Imagine two of your great high school friends, who weren’t dating in high school but were buddies and you’re all in the same friend group and they grow up and they fall in love, get married, have a kid,” he said.

Aside from a two-episode stint on True Detective, the mom-to-be has appeared on True Blood and stars on the Crackle series StartUp. Grace — known also for his roles in Spider-Man 3Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! and the recent Brad Pitt-led War Machine — has three more films lined up for a 2017 release.

E! was first to report the happy news.

Get Out — They’re Parents! Jordan Peele and Chelsea Peretti Welcome Son Beaumont Gino

That’s going to be one funny kid!

Jordan Peele and Chelsea Peretti are parents after welcoming son Beaumont Gino Peele on Saturday, July 1, E! News reports

This is the first child for the Get Out writer, director and producer, 38, and the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actress, 39, who eloped in 2016.

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Peele broke the couple’s nuptials news that April on an episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, appearing with his Key & Peele costar Keegan-Michael Key.

“I am married to actress Chelsea Peretti,” Peele said during a segment in which he and Key shared trivia about each other to help people tell them apart.

“I am not married to actress Chelsea Peretti, we are just dating,” Key joked, earning quite the look from his comedy partner.

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Speaking to PEOPLE in March, Peele admitted that “this child will be comedy gold” and that their baby announcement was pretty much unavoidable.

“You want to get into the zone where you feel like, ‘Okay, now this is happening,’ and really it got to the point where hiding it really wasn’t an option,” he explained of Peretti’s bump, adding that the couple have “gotten such a warm reaction” to their news.

“We’re so excited, and it’s surreal and cool,” the star added. “My wife is just a very beautiful and spectacular pregnant person.”

Of his hush-hush nuptials, Peele shared that, in his mind, there were no downsides. “Oh my God, what aren’t the pros of eloping?” he said. “I’m not a very crowd-oriented person. I feel like I’m great one-on-one, I’m okay with two people, with three I’m a little bit worse.”

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Since the couple’s baby news broke, Peretti has been keeping her social-media followers updated on the progress of her growing bump — alongside a dose of hilarity, of course.

“Thinking about a variety of snacks after a lengthy nap. Here I am in a sexy red dress!!!!!!!!!!” she captioned a mirror-selfie post in late April, where she’s outfitted in a flowy garment.


Cecile Richards Recalls the Time Her 5-Year-Old Son Found a Condom: It Was ‘a Great Teachable Moment’ About Safe Sex


Today, Planned Parenthood powerhouse Cecile Richards is a seasoned mother of three. But before her kids were grown up, they had a lot of learning to do not only about life in general, but the cause their mom so vehemently supported.

And for her now-26-year-old son, some hilarious lessons started pretty early. “Daniel — who must’ve been maybe 5 or 6 at the time — he comes out of the house and he’s unrolled a condom,” Richards, 60, recalls in a segment for PEOPLE’s Celeb Parents Get Real. “He said, ‘Hey Mom, what’s this?’ ”

“It was mortifying for his sisters, but it was a great teachable moment about what a condom was and why it was important, and why protection was important,” she adds. “His sisters were a little appalled. But a lot of time, embarrassing moments are teachable moments.”

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Daniel has proven himself dedicated to the cause since. When asked about a time her kids made her cry, Richards shares a story of when her son was away at college and Planned Parenthood was “under attack.”

“He texted me and said, ‘Mom, I’m getting in a big van with a bunch of kids and we’re driving to Ohio to rally for Planned Parenthood,’ ” she recalls. “That made me cry. But it was a good sign.”

Before she had her children with husband Kirk Adams — aside from Daniel, Richards and Adams share Daniel’s twin sister Hannah plus 30-year-old Lily, who herself has made impressive strides in the political realm — the Planned Parenthood president admits she learned a lot from her own mother and father about what mattered in life.

“The most important thing my dad taught me was a commitment to social justice and civil rights,” she says.

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Of her mother — former Texas governor and civil-rights activist Ann Richards, who died in 2006 — Richards says the lessons were “very different, because she was a woman and I’m a woman.”

” ‘No matter what chance you have, take it,’ ” recalls Richards of the best advice her mom gave her. ” ‘Don’t look back.’ ”

Explains Richards, “Too many women she saw never really took all the opportunities because they thought they didn’t have the right job skills or they didn’t know the right people, or all the reasons that women sometimes hold back. And she very much believed, ‘You only get one life. This is it. So just do it.’ ”


Inside the ‘Happy,’ ‘Mix and Match’ Nursery Molly Sims Helped Design for Her Son Grey: ‘It Tells a Story’

The simple feeling Molly Sims wanted to evoke with her son Grey Douglas‘ nursery? Happiness.

The 6-month-old baby boy is set up in style in his mom and dad Scott Stuber‘s home, surrounded by vibrant pops of blue, yellow and green set against cream-colored walls and wooden furniture.

“When described and what I wanted it to feel like, I just wanted this room to be happy,” says the model and actress, 44, in a video tour of the nursery on her YouTube channel, sharing that she worked with interior designer Tiffany Harris to bring that vision to life.

“ probably has the most color of any room in my whole house, and I love it,” adds Sims, who cradles a curious-looking Grey as she takes her viewers on the tour of the space.

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A good deal of love and care went into crafting every corner of the room, from the furniture to the coordinating citron Designers Guild curtains adjacent to the “French blue” windows.

“It’s really vibrant, and it really tells a story when you come in here,” Sims explains of the color and pattern combination around the windows.

Another curtain-related aspect to consider that the mom of three (she and Stuber also share daughter Scarlett May, 2, and son Brooks Alan, 5) emphasizes? Blackout material. “It might get you, like, 15 minutes more of sleep,” she says.

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One of Sims’ favorite features of the room is a collage above Grey’s crib, which includes photos of himself as a newborn, his mom’s baby bump and assorted fun photography pieces.

The crib itself — which Grey hasn’t broken in quite yet since he’s been sleeping in a bassinet next to Mom and Dad’s bed (“We’re gonna get there,” Sims says) — is by Sandor Pratt of North Forty Design, and made of light-colored wood.

“I loved because it had all the little colors and all the little animals,” she shares of the Pehr Designs crib linens and changing-pad cover, advising, “Don’t be afraid to mix and match when you’re doing your nursery or your toddler’s room or your kid’s room. It really does make it fun, and it adds a lot of different layers.”

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Other standout pieces in the space include a bear nightlight and rocking horse, both by Clic Gallery, a homemade “arts-and-craftsy” mobile by Nicola Vruwink of Hello Poni and a little bit more of a grown-up section, complete with wooden shelves, books (including Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go!) and a globe.

“This built-in is where everything’s gonna happen when he transitions to being an older kid and he can sit, get ready, he can do his homework over here,” Sims explains of the shelved area. “This can also be made into a desk later on.”

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The design-minded mom and author praises the bathroom’s colorful wallpaper, featuring a zoo-animal print with each creature’s name underneath.

Sims’ love for preserving keepsakes and memories led her to frame her baby boy‘s hospital card displaying his birth stats, as well as hospital bracelets worn by both her and Stuber’s mothers when all three of their grandchildren were born.

“Every time I come in here, it really does make me happy,” Sims says of Grey’s nursery. “It turned out perfect.”

Sims’ upcoming book Everyday Chic: My Secrets for Entertaining, Organizing, and Decorating at Home — out Oct. 10 — is available for pre-order now.

Mommy and Mini Must-Haves! Pink and Daughter Willow Go All Out Matching in Floral – and We Have the Details

Pink is known for her independent spirit, but she’s not above twinning — when it involves her adorable 6-year-old daughter Willow Sage, that is.

The singer shared a cute snap to Instagram Tuesday, showing herself and Willow rocking coordinating floral-printed duds by designer Tysa. Pink, 37, is wearing the brand’s Wrap Skirt in Rise ($196), while her mini-me opts for the Claudette Jumpsuit in Rise ($210) in a children’s size.

“We❤️you Tysa #matchymatchy #ilovethatshewillstillletmedothis,” Pink captioned the shot, in which Willow’s arms are wrapped around her mom’s middle.

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Love Pink and Willow’s look but want to go for something a little more wallet-friendly? Check out the flower-powered options for mom and mini below!

Shop It! Women’s Bohemian Skirt with Elastic Waist in Navy ($19),

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Why Heidi Klum Doesn’t Post Her Kids’ Faces Online: ‘I Want to Try and Keep Them Children as Long as Possible’

Heidi Klum is a self-professed protective parent.

“I am definitely one of them,” the America’s Got Talent judge said Tuesday on Live with Kelly and Ryan, after Ryan Seacrest asked as much following a conversation in which Klum, 44, discussed her reasoning for never showing her four children’s faces on social media.

“My oldest daughter is 13 and she wants to post her face and I always say, ‘No, you’re not allowed to,’ ” explains Klum. “Whenever she’s in it, it has to be from the back or .”

Adds the supermodel and fashion designer, “It’s different when we do it — I feel like we’re grown-ups — but I want to try and keep them children as long as possible.”

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Leni and her younger siblings — Lou Sulola, 7½, Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo, 10, and Henry Günther Ademola Dashtu Samuel, 11 — are Klum’s children with ex-husband Seal, whom she has kept an amicable relationship with since their 2012 split and subsequent 2015 divorce.

“My kids are always like, ‘I’m not allowed to do this, I can’t do that,’ ” Klum says. “They’ve been begging me to go to sleepaway camp … they just got back.”

She recalls, “My youngest son, after three days, , ‘Mom, come pick me up. I don’t like the food, I don’t like sleeping with so many boys in one room. The water is so murky. I hate it here.’ ”

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But instead of swooping in, the Halloween queen stood her ground to “talk him off the ledge” — and Johan ended up having a great time at camp.

“I did not really want them to go because I can’t see what they’re doing!” Klum admits. “My other two didn’t want to come home … but my son, he was happy in the end, but I had to talk him off the ledge.”

“I had to be strong. He was sobbing on the phone,” she continues. “I’m like, ‘Son, you have to stay. You’ll be fine’ … it was harder for me , I think.”

Lena Headey Recalls ‘Really Horrendous’ Time Battling PPD While Filming Game of Thrones: ‘It Was Tricky’

Lena Headey‘s formidable character Cersei Lannister may have looked icy as a cucumber in the first (and subsequent) seasons of Game of Thrones, but the actress wasn’t without her own inner turmoil.

For her cover story in the newest issue of Net-A-Porter’s The EDIT magazine, Headey opened up to GoT costar Maisie Williams about her experience balancing filming the show’s first season and battling postpartum depression following the birth of her son Wylie, now 7.

“Really horrendous – I was postnatally depressed, but I didn’t know it,” she explained of how she felt filming traumatic scenes while juggling her new life as a mom. “I saw a doctor for the medical check, and I just burst into tears. She said I was postnatally depressed and I went, ‘Am I? Why is that?’ ”

“I saw a great guy and he sorted me out, but I did the first year in that space, figuring out motherhood and going through a weird time personally,” adds Headey, 43. “It was tricky.”

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Headey tells Williams that playing Cersei over the past six years hasn’t had an effect on how she wants to raise her children (including daughter Teddy, who turns 2 on Monday). In fact, she calls herself “very different” from her Iron Throne-thirsty character.

“What I want for my children is for them to be kind and conscious and happy and that’s it, really,” she explains. “I don’t want them to think, ‘You have to achieve that in order to have that,’ because that’s not true anymore.”

Adds the mother of two, “And I want my daughter to have a good voice and to use it, to not feel restricted by being a woman in any way, to make her choices freely.”

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As a mom to both a daughter and a son, the actress confesses that her own younger-days penchant for “ boys into house all the time” has made her own mother pull out the “karma” card on her.

“I was talking to a colleague the other day about raising children, and I said, ‘I’ve got a son and a daughter, and I know my son is going to enjoy his time sleeping with girls’ – well, I know he is,” Headey begins.

“But then I thought of my daughter and had an instinctive reaction: ‘No! No one’s touching you!’ ” she adds. “My mum’s like, welcome to the world of children.”

Molly the Unicorn! Ali Fedotowsky-Manno’s Baby Girl Turns 1 with a DIY Fantasy Bash Fit for a Mythical Princess

Molly Sullivan is ringing in birthday No. 1 in style.

The daughter of Ali Fedotowsky-Manno and her husband Kevin Manno turns 1 on Thursday, but celebrated the milestone over the weekend. Held at a house the couple rented especially for the festivities, the unicorn-themed bash featured tons of pink, purple, sparkle and DIY.

“In the end, the day was absolutely perfect! I honestly wouldn’t have changed a thing and I’m so grateful all our family and friends were able to get together to celebrate our special little girl,” wrote Fedotowsky-Manno in her blog post detailing the elements of the whimsical event.

“I can’t believe I’m now the mother to a toddler! How did this happen?!” adds the former Bachelorette, 32.

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Among the magical touches were a dessert bar by Polkatots Cupcakes featuring a three-tier unicorn-themed cake and matching “Pinterest worthy” cupcakes. (Plus a coordinating smash cake for Molly from Ginger & Fox Bake Shop!)

Fedotowsky-Manno snagged some custom dessert toppers reading “Molly Turns One” from Etsy shop Poppy Jack, and used her own DIY skills to build a hanging photo display — made out of an old pallet, glue, paper clips and artificial pink flowers — chronicling the first 12 months of Molly’s life.

“What I love about this sign is that it totally finished off our project and it’s now hanging in Molly’s room on the wall,” she writes of the top letters that spell out her baby girl’s name. “So I was not only able to use it for the birthday party but now it’s a beautiful piece of art in Molly’s room!”

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Another standout piece of décor that made pictures pop? The “ONE” floral sign, whose letters Fedotowsky-Manno says she had almost all of already from her bridal shower — she just needed to pick up an “N” to complete it!

“I wanted a cute prop to do photos with and this ONE sign by an Etsy shop called Little Sparrow Bows was perfect! (Again I’m Etsy OBSESSED!),” she writes.

The mom of one admits she and Manno “don’t normally dress Molly in super girly things” but had to go a little all out for her big day — especially considering the party’s motif.

“A super girly, frilly dress just seemed appropriate for her unicorn-themed first birthday party! And to tie in the unicorn theme, we did this gorgeous unicorn headband,” she shares. “It just made all her photos extra cute! Finished off her girly little look with some white baby shoes that are just precious.”

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No guest floated away from the magical soirée without a parting gift. “To tie in the unicorn birthday theme, we gifted unicorn plush toys by Little Giraffe,” Fedotowsky-Manno writes. “They are the softest things ever! As soon as I saw that Little Giraffe had the unicorn plush stuffed animals, I knew I needed them as a gift for Molly’s party. The kiddos absolutely love them!”

“We also wanted to give away something parents need for their kids, and one of Molly’s favorite things is her Zoli straw cup,” she continues. “So every little one got a straw cup and I wrapped it up in the unicorn gift bag to tie in the unicorn birthday theme. Each kiddo also took home a little unicorn party hat or horse party hat.”

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Fedotowsky-Manno admits that while she “held it together” the day of the party, she was “an emotional wreck” on Thursday, a.k.a. the anniversary of the day Molly came into the world.

“It doesn’t look like today will be the same ,” she writes. “I thought I was totally fine and then I got an email from a baby website I read with the title ‘Your One-Year-Old’ and I lost it. I didn’t think I would be so emotional.”

With reporting by SARAH MICHAUD

Why Tori Spelling Went with a ‘Chic and Elevated’ Nursery Design for Her Son Beau: ‘I Felt He Was an Old Soul’

Tori Spelling‘s 4-month-old son Beau Dean is the youngest of her five children, but according to his mom, he may be more mature than he looks.

Sharing photos of her baby boy’s dark-green nursery in her Los Angeles-area home, the 44-year-old television star admits that the design was partly a result of how she felt about Beau’s personality — before he was even born!

“After decorating four nurseries before Beau, I was inspired to do an ‘anti-nursery’ vibe and décor,” Spelling says. “Even when I was pregnant with Beau, I felt he was an old soul. Very wise little man. I wanted a nursery for him that felt chic and elevated — taking ‘nursery’ to the next level.”

The hybrid vibe and specific shade of green Spelling chose — malachite — weren’t without careful consideration. “I’m a big fan of the ‘modage’ look (modern and vintage mixed),” she explains. “Malachite is a stone that has always inspired my creative and positive energy, and I wanted to share that with my son.”

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“I pulled the deeper green from the malachite stone and paired that with a darker elevated blue. A fresh take on ‘baby boy’ colors,” Spelling explains, admitting she chose malachite for the nursery from “the moment I found out I was having a boy.”

The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum — also mom to Finn Davey, 5 next month, Hattie Margaret, 5½, Stella Doreen, 9, and Liam Aaron, 10, with husband Dean McDermott — discusses how she wanted a “mid-century modern feel” for the space, mixing antiques she picked up in Los Angeles; Portland, Oregon; and Palm Springs, California.

One such find? An antique megaphone, which Spelling snagged for Beau’s nursery for a sweet reason. “My dad , in college, was the Yell Leader with the cheerleading squad,” she says. “I loved seeing his photos with the giant megaphone.”

“When I was visiting Palm Springs recently with my family, I stumbled upon an antique megaphone just like the one my dad used and it was in Beau’s green nursery color,” she recalls. “It felt like a nice homage to my father having it in Beau’s nursery.”

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One of the star’s favorite parts of her son’s sleep space, she shares, is the custom-made Skylar Crib and 4-drawer dresser with changing tray by Newport Cottages.

“ take the ‘nursery’ out of nursery furniture,” Spelling praises the brand. “Because of their chic design, Beau’s dresser will be able to evolve design-wise in our home as Beau grows.”

Other standout items in the room include a Project Nursery Baby Monitor System, Dekor Diaper Pail4moms rockaRooMonte Jackson Rocker and Hatch Baby Grow Smart Changing Pad — which doubles as a scale.

“We love the Hatch Baby Scale,” Spelling says. “Beau was born a preemie and quite small. His doctor wanted him weighed often. This helped ease our mind that Beau was eating and growing enough daily. Very good for parents’ peace of mind!”

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The new parents of five even incorporated their youngest child‘s name into his room décor in a unique way. “Dean came up with the idea of having ‘Beau = bow ties.’ Again, finding a creative way to incorporate malachite fabric and a wink at Beau’s name,” Spelling explains of the framed bow-tie art on the wall.

“I called on my friend and designer Chris Wrobleski, who has a chic bow-tie company called Boutaugh, to help design Beau’s Daily Bow Ties,” she adds. “He made seven original bow ties for Baby Beau for the days of the week, and they are framed on his wall.”

With reporting by ANYA LEON