Cupid's Pulse Article: Kelly Clarkson is Pregnant!Cupid's Pulse Article: Kelly Clarkson is Pregnant!

By Brittany Stubbs

Kelly Clarkson is not only a newly wed, but now a mother-to-be! The singer, and her husband Brandon Blackstock are officially expecting their first child together, according to People. Clarkson announced her exciting news Tuesday via Twitter: “I’m pregnant!!! Brandon and I are so excited! Best early Christmas present ever,” she Tweeted. Although this will be Clarkson’s first baby, spending time with Seth, 6, and Savannah, 12, Blackstock’s children from his previous marriage, will have this American Idol winner ready to be a mom!

How do you announce your pregnancy to family and friends?

Cupid’s Advice:

Finding out you’re expecting is such an exciting time for not only you, but all your loved ones! Using creative ways to announce your big news will make it all the more special:

1. Tell them individually: This is a neat idea because it allows everyone to have their own moment. It will also be special because you’ll get to really focus on everyone’s personal reactions.

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2. Send out a photo announcement: It can be difficult finding the time to share the big news with everyone, but rather than just doing a shout-out on social networks, take a photo that reveals your exciting announcement. Pinterest has tons of cute examples  of expecting-parents sharing their joy through photographs. From holding up a sign with the due date, to simply sending a picture of baby shoes — this will be an announcement just waiting to be framed!

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3. Host a dinner party: Inviting your family and friends over for dinner and then surprising them is a fun and memorable way to share that you’re expecting. Telling them all at once is also an easy way to avoid debating who to call first. You can make your announcement in a toast or prayer at the beginning of the meal, or get even more creative and incorporate something baby-oriented with one of the courses.

Have you announced a pregnancy before? Share your experience below.