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22 times celebrities shared their parenting tips

Dwayne Johnson and his daughter Simone Alexandra Johnson.
Dwayne Johnson and his daughter Simone Alexandra Johnson.

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  • From Kristen Bell to Dwayne Johnson, these celebrities all have parenting tips — whether or not you’d actually wish to follow them.

  • Chance the Rapper shared a step-by-step guide for how to comb hair without causing pain.

  • Hilary Duff’s messy experience with her son teaches parents to always pack a change of clothing.

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Parenting is a difficult job and, no doubt, many new parents are happy to take tips and tricks wherever they can get them.

Some celebrities, including Dwayne Johnson and Kristen Bell, have offered their advice or shared their experiences, from tips on keeping your kids safe around cars to ways to make sure they don’t waste their food.

Ahead of Father’s Day on June 21, here 22 parenting tips shared by celebrities. 

Hilary Duff said she learned the hard

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U.S. Research Predicts Pandemic Baby Bust, Not Boom

Although "COVID babies" have plenty of nicknames, infants born during the pandemic will be few and far in between. (Photo: Carles Navarro Parcerisas / EyeEm via Getty Images)
Although “COVID babies” have plenty of nicknames, infants born during the pandemic will be few and far in between. (Photo: Carles Navarro Parcerisas / EyeEm via Getty Images)

The widely speculated “COVID baby boom” caused by the pandemic is likely not going to happen. Instead, we can expect to see declining birth rates, according to U.S. economists.

A report by Brookings Institution researchers predicts that there could be 300,000 to 500,000 fewer babies born in the U.S. next year, informed by historical analysis of previous public health crises.

Economists Melissa S. Kearney and Phillip Levine looked at birth rates from the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 and the 2009 Great Recession. They found that after both events, birth rates tanked. With every wave of deaths during the 1918 pandemic, fewer children were birthed nine months later. The job losses of the recession led to higher unemployment levels,

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I’m The Father Of A Newborn Baby Girl But I Won’t Be A ‘GirlDad.’ Here’s Why.

The author and Molly, his daughter, in April. (Photo: Courtesy of Arran Skinner)
The author and Molly, his daughter, in April. (Photo: Courtesy of Arran Skinner)

When you first meet your kid you feel love for her, but she’s mostly a screaming, helpless puddle of pudge. You love her but, also, you don’t know her. She hasn’t fully formed or come into being yet. How do you love a thing you do not know?

After a few months or so that little pudgeball starts to smile ― really smile ― at you, starts to chortle when you peekaboo in a funny voice, starts to turn and look and twinkle when you call her name. It’s the strangest and nicest feeling to have your heart swell with love as this happens and this tiny little human starts her journey of becoming.

With the birth of my daughter Molly, some might say I became a ”GirlDad.”  

That term was created in recognition of Los Angeles

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Will Smith Gets Real About His Parenting Mistakes With Daughter Willow On Red Table Talk

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If you’re familiar with Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk, you know it’s always a family affair — with Pinkett Smith’s mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and daughter, Willow, at the table with her — and full of no-holds-barred honest conversation. And the latest episode lived up to both of those things  — big time — with a Father’s Day episode that featured Pinkett Smith’s husband, actor Will Smith, who sat down for the first time to chat one-on-one with his wife.

The couple certainly aren’t strangers to sharing relationship advice or their concern for their kids at various times. Pinkett Smith and her daughter have have even called out Will about insensitive comments he’s made to Willow in the past. But on the table this time? The topic of fatherhood, and Smith — who shares son Trey, 28, with ex-wife

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