The latest secretive celebrity parents are Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, who have managed to keep the birth of their second child within their closest circle for a whole two weeks.
Krasinski broke their silence Monday, taking advantage of the July Fourth celebrations, to share the lovely news: Another little girl for the couple and a baby sister for Hazel, who was born in February 2014.
Emily Blunt baby
Violet is one of those old-fashioned baby girl names that has enjoyed a huge surge in popularity in recent years. As one of the prettiest color/flower names, it manages to be sweet yet strong. After high-profile parents, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck chose it for their daughter in 2005, it began to rise in the baby name chart, and by 2015 it made it into the Top 50, for the very first time.
Violet, a Latin name meaning “purple,” is a popular choice in children’s pop culture: Violet Baudelaire in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Violet Beauregarde in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Violet Parr in the animated film The Incredibles.
Earlier this year, 33-year-old Blunt revealed how different her second pregnancy was from her first, something all moms with kids close in age will relate to (or shudder at the memory of). “The first pregnancy is the most self-indulgent thing in the world because you get massages and prenatal yoga and hypnotherapy CDs,” she said. “During this one I forget that I’m even pregnant. I’m hoisting a 2-year-old around!”
Congratulations to the family of four!
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