By Jessica Gomez

In celebrity news, Pippa Middleton is pregnant with her first child as her older sister Kate Middleton is giving birth to her third child. According to EOnine.com, Pippa’s baby with husband James Matthews is due in October. The celebrity couple gave the news to their fam and buds last week along with an ultrasound of the 12-week celebrity baby to be. We see that the Middleton family is growing, how cute! Congrats to them all!

It looks like the royal kids of Prince William and Kate will have a cousin pretty soon. What are some ways to foster a tight-knit family?

Cupid’s Advice:

Having a close family is important to most of us. Cupid has some parenting advice on ways to bring and keep a family together:

1. Plan weekly outings: Whether they’re actual outings or dinner night at home, it is important to schedule family time periodically. If it’s on a specific schedule, even better. Just remember, quality over quantity. It is better to schedule thing when you can with everyone completely invested than making a bunch of plans that are not wholehearted.

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2. Create a group chat: Keeping in constant contact with your family is a great idea to keep you guys close. You can keep each other updated on details of your life, big or small. Being in constant communication is something that creates bonds and keeps people close.

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3. Take vacations together: Go big or go home! Plan awesome, big family vacations together. Get excited as you plan and look forward to a marvelous time. Take into consideration the desires of each member attending so that you can all get the most out of your family vacay. Making memories is important, and going away somewhere is the way to make plenty of memorable moments. Let the bonding begin!

What are ways you keep your family real close and tight? Share with us below!