By Stephanie Sacco

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are one of the most beautiful celebrity couples out there. It’s only fitting that their celebrity babies would be just as popular. However, this celebrity duo would like their children to have a normal life. According to UsMagazine.com, both parents have kept their first daughter, James out of the limelight and intend to do the same with their second. Lively says, “Ryan had a nice, normal upbringing, and we want our kids to have the same normal life that we had.” With baby number 2 on the way, it’ll be more difficult to shy away from the paparazzi and celebrity gossip.

This celebrity baby news has us respecting Blake & Ryan even more. What are some ways to give your kids a “normal” childhood?

Cupid’s Advice:

Even if you aren’t a celebrity parent, it’s important to give your kids a normal childhood. You want them to grow up in the best possible environment regardless of wealth and fame. Cupid is here to help:

1. Routine: Give your kids structure so that they know what to expect on a regular basis. If they get into a good routine with meals and playtime, they won’t get selfish about their time. They’ll have a balanced outlook on life.

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2. Social life: Let your kids bond with other children and their siblings so that they learn how to share. Be aware of their abilities to play nice and make friends. It’s important that your child can interact well with others.

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3. Express themselves: Allow your children to express themselves any way they want. Let them wear what they love and play with the toys of their choosing, to an extent. Don’t force them to play sports if they are uninterested, but motivate them to have their own opinions.

Think you know what constitutes a ‘normal childhood’? Comment below!