Biden's Grandkids Joined at White House After Inauguration — and Baby Beau Danced with President

President Joe Biden celebrated his inauguration by snuggling up with his 8½-month-old grandson.

After the swearing in ceremony on Wednesday, the 46th president of the United States watched the Tom Hanks-hosted TV special featuring musical performances, with his grandchildren and wife Dr. Jill Biden at his side. During Demi Lovato's performance of Bill Withers' "Lovely Day," Biden, 78, could be seen holding his baby grandson while gently dancing along.

The boy is Hunter Biden's son with his wife Melissa Cohen, whom they named after his late brother Beau Biden, who died from brain cancer in 2015 at age 46.

The moment came hours after Biden took the oath of office with his large family watching beside him at the U.S. Capitol. In an inaugural address blending hope and certainty in democracy Biden declared: "This is America's day. This is democracy's day."

"Let's start afresh — all of us," Biden said, repeatedly urging unity as he has since first launching his presidential campaign in 2019. "Stop the shouting and lower the temperature. Without unity, there is no peace. Only bitterness and fury."

The multiple generations of his family observed a fireworks display Wednesday night to cap off the Inauguration Day festivities, standing on the Truman Balcony to watch the captivating display of fireworks over the White House and the National Mall.

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A Peek at the Bidens Celebrating in the White House and More Notable Moments from the Inauguration Special

In photos taken of Biden in the Oval Office after his inauguration, several family pictures can be seen arranged behind the Resolute Desk, including a 2009 shot of his late son Beau. Another photo of Biden with the incoming first lady sat next to it.

On Tuesday, a day before the inauguration, Biden gave an emotional departure speech at the National Guard Reserve Center in Delaware named for his late son. "I only have one regret, he's not here," Biden said of Beau, "because we should be introducing him as president."

In January 2020, he said during a segment on MSNBC's Morning Joe that "Beau should be the one running for president, not me."

On Wednesday, with Beau's photo behind him, Biden began his term as president by signing several executive orders. Among those: a mandate requiring face masks on all federal property and during interstate travel, support for underserved communities and rejoining the Paris climate agreement.

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Pregnant Bindi Irwin Borrows Her Husband Chandler Powell’s Work Shirt to Fit Over Baby Bump

What's mine is yours for Bindi Irwin and her husband Chandler Powell!

Powell, 24, shared a photo on Instagram revealing that the pregnant Crikey! It's the Irwins star, 22, has started wearing his work shirt because the expectant mom's uniform no longer fits in her third trimester.

The couple both work at the Australian Zoo and their uniforms have their names embroidered on them.

Powell and Irwin smiled in the photo as the pregnant 22-year-old held up the shirt she was wearing with her husband's name.

"With our baby girl growing, @bindisueirwin had to borrow my khaki shirt as her's isn't buttoning over her gorgeous bump❤️😂," the soon-to-be dad captioned the picture. "Love my girls!"

The cute post comes just hours after Irwin shared a picture of her and Powell recreating a maternity photo from when her mother Terri Irwin and late father Steve Irwin were expecting her younger brother Robert Irwin, now 17.

"Recreating a very special moment. Third trimester love. ❤️," she captioned the pair of photos.

Irwin first announced on Instagram in August 2020 that she and Powell were going to be parents, just months after they got married on March 25, 2020. 

The couple posed in their Australian Zoo uniforms and held up a tiny uniform that will soon be worn by their daughter.

"Baby Wildlife Warrior due 2021," she captioned the post. "Chandler and I are proud to announce that we're expecting! It's an honour to share this special moment in our lives with you."

Irwin added, "Though I'm still in my first trimester, we really want you to be part of our journey from the beginning of this new life chapter. We couldn't wait to share the news as this beautiful little being has become the most important part of our lives. Your support means the world to us."

"You're going to be the best mother ❤️," Powell wrote underneath his wife's post.

Reflecting on 2020, Powell reshared the photo Irwin used to announce her pregnancy and voiced his excitement about being a dad in 2021. 

"2020 was filled with the highest of highs and lowest of lows. As easy as it is to look back on the hardships of this year, I'm choosing to revel in the highlights," the conservationist wrote. "I married my best friend, and our daughter will be joining us in a few short months. Starting 2021 as a husband and a dad is incredible and I'm ready for absolutely anything the year has in store for us."

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DWTS Pros (and New Moms!) Witney Carson and Lindsay Arnold Introduce Their Babies: 'Cutest Thing'

The most adorable newborn playdate!

Dancing with the Stars pros Witney Carson and Lindsay Arnold introduced their babies to each other this week, with the pair documenting the momentous playdate on their Instagram Stories while sharing their excitement in being new moms together.

Carson, 27, welcomed her first child, son Kevin Leo, with husband Carson McAllister on Sunday, Jan. 3. Arnold, 26, and husband Samuel Lightner Cusick welcomed daughter Sage Jill on Nov. 2.

"Sage and Leo play date," wrote Carson on one clip of the two infants laying next to each other in onesies. "Are you kidding me rn?!" With another snapshot, Carson noted that the two little ones are "Already cuddling."

"The cutest thing I've ever seen. Also our mom voices," Carson says on another slide. "I love being moms together."

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Inside Witney Carson's Meaningful Nursery for Her Son: 'We Wanted It to Be Different'

Carson announced the birth of her first child on Instagram earlier this month, sharing that the birth came "after a really hard 24 hour labor, and an unexpected c-section." She also shared recap videos on Instagram of her first day and first week with the baby boy.

"We are all healthy and well. We are so grateful & we've been soaking up every moment with our perfect angel boy. Thank you for all the prayers!" she added, sharing a black-and-white snapshot of her hand holding the newborn's tiny hand.

Last week, Arnold — who also welcomed her child via c-section — shared a pair of photos on Instagram in which she held her 9-week-old daughter while posing outside in matching one-piece swimsuits while on vacation.

"Emotional over these pics 😭😭 Matching swimsuits with MY daughter? 😭 can't believe I get to be this sweet girls mama forever ❤️," she captioned the post.

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Smallville Actor Tom Welling and Wife Jessica Expecting Second Child Together

Tom Welling has another little hero on the way!

The Smallville actor, 43, and wife Jessica Rose Lee are expecting their second baby, he revealed with help from his costar from the CW Superman series, Michael Rosenbaum. On Tuesday's episode of Rosenbaum's podcast Inside of You, he broke the happy news, getting Welling to confirm it, though the actor remained mostly mum about the subject.

"Welling shares a secret 🤫 don't miss this week's @insideofyoupodcast with the man himself @tomwelling," Rosenbaum teased on Instagram about the reveal, as Jessica shared the post on her Instagram Story and appeared to confirm the pregnancy news, writing simply "YES."

During the podcast installment, Welling refers to his support system as his "glorious" wife and "hilarious" son Thomson Wylde, 2. Rosenbaum — who played villain Lex Luthor on Smallville (which ran between 2001 and 2011) opposite Welling's Clark Kent — then says to him, "Congrats on the, you know, you've got another kid on the way?"

"What?" Welling jokingly responds, as the two then playfully pretend to have let a secret slip in the interview.

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"She told you, you lying bastard!" Rosenbaum says. "But you do! You have another one coming. You have little Thomson, he's the cutest little — you know, there's nothing more infuriating than when beautiful people have beautiful children."

"He's a good, cute, funny kid," Welling said of his first child. "He makes me laugh all the time."

The actor and his wife celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary in November. "Happy first anniversary, my love ♥️," Jessica wrote on Instagram, sharing a throwback snapshot from their big day. In the comment section, Welling wrote, "Lucky ME! 😘🙏❤️👏🎉 Happy 1 yr MY LOVE."

On New Year's Eve, Jessica reflected on the year past while looking ahead to 2021. "Closing out 2020 🌟 Wow. What a year. Embracing the silver linings and lessons learned – keeping family and values closer than ever," she wrote. "Wishing all of you health and blessings in the new year. Cherish the little moments…"

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Jessica Simpson Says Hearing Her Kids Laugh Is 'Most Healing Sound': 'Family Is Everything to Me'

A family that laughs together!

Jessica Simpson tells Shape that hearing giggles from her three children — daughters Birdie Mae, 22 months, and Maxwell "Maxi" Drew, 8½, plus son Ace Knute, 7½ — helps her decompress and enjoy her day. The singer shares her trio of laughers with husband Eric Johnson, whom she wed in 2014.

"When I hear my kids cackle, it's the most healing sound," says Simpson. "It's contagious — my whole family starts giggling together, and it's like some form of happy laughing therapy."

The Open Book author also says "family is everything to me" while adding what she hopes to instill in her little ones as they grow up: "More than anything, I want to teach them morals and values and to keep them safe but not afraid."

The mom also explains how she manages to stay grounded after a "busy day of taking care of everyone."

"I started journaling after I wrote my book. It gets my thoughts out and lets me face them on paper. I know I can't carry the weight of the world and all those thoughts all the time," Simpson says. "After a busy day of taking care of everyone, this clears my mind so I can have a restful night of sleep."

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Simpson previously opened up to PEOPLE about her kids, including the joys of watching her older two interact with her toddler. "It's so cute to watch my older kids with her. My son and her are like BFFs! The cutest," she said. "When Birdie is laughing, like cackling, that is a contagious thing throughout the family. Her first word was 'Ace.' "

She added that her "very observant" youngest child "says hi to everybody." "She'll stare you down for a bit and then, 'Hi. Hi.' She's so cute," Simpson said. "She's also a bruiser, she'll just go darting off in one second and you're like, 'Wait, how'd you get all the way over there?' It's crazy. They're growing up so fast."

Simpson also shared details about her time self-isolating at home during the pandemic, saying that it has been a "very enlightening experience, prayerful, [and] a journey for sure." The star shared how engaging in mindful and prayerful talks with Maxwell helps them stay calmed and grounded.

"I put my oldest daughter to bed every night and we pray," Simpson said. "Once she falls asleep, I've realized what's calmed her is that I start just Googling positive words and I just start talking and then she's out."

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Big Brother's Nicole Franzel and Victor Arroyo Expecting First Child: 'So Blessed'

Nicole Franzel and Victor Arroyo are going to be parents!

The engaged Big Brother alums spilled the beans about their "lil sidekick" on the way Sunday night in a fun photo that showed the parents-to-be in bed.

While holding up celebratory bottles and surrounded by snacks in the image, the couple sat in front of a sign reading: "NIC + VIC / LIL SIDEKICK / JULY 2021."

On one side of the announcement there was a sweet photo of the couple sharing a kiss,
while a photo of their ultrasound flanked the other side.

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"Nic + Vic = our lil' side kick 👶❤️ We are SO excited to announce that we are PREGNANT!" Franzel, 28, captioned her post. "We feel so blessed & grateful. 🥰 #cococalientefamily 🌶🥥."

Arroyo, 29, posted a photo of himself pointing at a computer monitor that displayed multiple snapshots of their baby's ultrasound, writing, "We're pregnant 😍 *7 week ultrasound picture; currently 11 weeks!! 👨🏽‍🍼."

The season 18 competitors got engaged two years ago on an episode of the CBS reality competition series when Arroyo surprised Franzel with an on-air proposal. (She thought she was entering the game to host a luxury competition.)

"Nic, we met in the Big Brother house over two years ago," Arroyo said in a video message. "And right away, I thought you were the most beautiful girl I've ever seen, and I fell in love with your personality."

'We formed a friendship in the Big Brother house, but our friendship really blossomed outside in the real world," he continued. "I knew the moment that we had that first kiss in New York that I was in love with you."

"And even though I didn't win the money, I walked out of Big Brother with the biggest prize of all, and that's you," Arroyo added, walking into the house (with a fresh haircut and shave!) to get down on one knee in person — and, of course, Franzel said yes.

Back in April, Franzel opened up about altering her wedding plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, writing on Instagram that they "may be changing bc of COVID-19 (a lot is uncertain right now)."

"We are just rolling with the punches," she added. "Suddenly having a small intimate wedding seems just as good to me."

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Jana Kramer Details 'Terrifying' Incident When Daughter Jolie, 4½, Briefly Went Missing at a Park

Jana Kramer is opening up about a frightening experience she recently had at a park with her family.

The actress and country singer, 37, shared an emotional Instagram post on Monday about a recent family trip to the park, during which her daughter Jolie Rae, 4½, wandered off with another girl.

"Had the absolute scariest thing happen today at the park," she began her caption. "We took the kids cause it was a nice day and we needed to get out and took them to a park we know and love. We were going down the slides, swinging and having a great time. Jolie met a sweet little girl and they started running around."

Kramer, who shares Jolie and son Jace Joseph, 2, with husband Mike Caussin, said that while she watches her kids "like hawks," it was difficult to see Jolie when she was running around the park with her new friend.

"Mike was also patrolling too but we both went down the slide with Jace because Jolie was running around," she continued. "But then the next minute a lady walked up to me and said 'your daughter just got into a white suv.' My heart went straight to my gut and I said WHAT?!!!"

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Kramer "immediately ran as fast as I could to the parking lot," she recalled, "where I then saw Jolie and the little girl coming around the back of the car to which the little girls mom was in car."

"I clung to Jolie so quick and caught my breath and tried to turn off all the 'what if’s' going through my brain… It was an eye opening experience especially for someone like me who is super present," she said. "Literally in a blink of a second…that’s how fast a kid could be taken."

The One Tree Hill alum went on to say that while it was a false scare, "it's a reminder for all of us to stay present, be aware because they might not end up like today and be watchful like the amazing mom that came up to me."

"I never had the talk with Jolie," she said. "I think I expected her to know she can’t leave without mommy or daddy and plus I was always watching. I’m grateful we had the talk today."

Kramer received an overwhelming amount of support in the comments section of her post, including from Bachelor and Married at First Sight alum Jamie Otis, who wrote, "Thanks for sharing this bc I've never had the talk with my daughter but I'm definitely going to now."

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Kramer previously told PEOPLE's Celeb Moms Get Real in September that she considers her "biggest parenting fail" to be "[letting] the mommy shamers just really affect" her when she first became a mom.

"Because I didn't breastfeed and I didn't cook up their food, I gave them frozen meals — that was really hard for me because I took it personal," she said. "Like, 'I'm not a good mom. I should be making their food and I should be not giving them food out of a jar.' "

The mom of two recalled letting "so many people make me feel like I wasn't doing a good job" when she knows better now. "Now [I know] that I was doing the very best I could and that I was a good mom," she said.

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Mariah Carey's Son Moroccan, 9, Reflects on 2020 in Candid Speech: 'Nothing Will Bring Us Down'

Mariah Carey's son is sharing some words of wisdom as he heads into the new year.

On Friday, the 50-year-old singer shared a video on social media of her son, Moroccan, 9, imparting some of his thoughts on 2020 as he looked ahead to 2021.

"Words of wisdom from Rocky for the new year!" the Grammy award-winning singer wrote alongside the post, which also features an appearance from Moroccan's twin sister, Monroe, whom Carey shares with ex Nick Cannon.

Asked by his mother to share what was on his mind, Moroccan wore a festive hat and wished viewers a happy new year, before he began, "A lot of people might've not thought that this year was perfect but this year was inspiring to me … 'Cause I had it too good for too long, man. And I just was like 'Ah, this is so good,' and I needed a jumpstart."

Then, detailing that "this year was really amazing," Moroccan continued, "So many things happened — a lot of good things happened and a lot of bad things happened — but I want to say a lot of stuff with YouTubers, they have not been doing well 'cause of this year."

"But still," he added, "We gotta think good, positive and nothing will bring us down, no matter what."

Carey and her family are currently vacationing in Aspen after the singer and her brood recently embarked on a Christmasy multi-day adventure last month.

The family traveled in style inside a two-bedroom luxury Outdoorsy Prevost Winter Wonderland RV on a trip from Los Angeles to the Colorado locale, arranged by the RV rental company.

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"Let's get festive!" the singer's twins proclaimed in a previously shared video, before everyone hops on board and takes off with their pup — who is shown wearing a variety of headpieces, including reindeer antlers and a flannel floppy-ear hat — in tow.

"So we're on our festive road trip, making our way across the land, celebrating and staying safe. Seeing so many familiar places," Carey explained in the video, which also spotlights the extravagant holiday décor on board.

Earlier this year in October, the "We Belong Together" songstress also opened up about her family's encounters with racism, specifically how Moroccan was bullied by a white supremacist.

Detailing the occurrence during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live, the music icon told host Andy Cohen about the ordeal and related it back to her best-selling memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey.

"Rocky just got bullied the other day by a white supremacist person that he thought was his friend," Carey told Cohen, 52, during their chat. "It's like, insane. This is the world we live in."

Though her memoir was completed prior to the current Black Lives Matter movement, Carey — who is biracial — said the book ended up being "so timely" and shared that she was even reading the chapters that touch on race to her two kids.

"I'm reading chapters to them that are helping to illustrate my encounters with racism, and how they can then have a greater understanding, and ultimately a greater reservoir with which to deal with the situation itself," Carey explained.

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Céline Dion Shares Intimate Family Christmas Photo with Each of Her 3 Sons in Matching Pajamas

Céline Dion is ringing in the holidays with her sons by her side.

On Thursday evening, the 52-year-old singer shared an intimate and rare look at life with her three sons — René-Charles, 19, and twins Nelson and Eddy, 10 — on Christmas Eve.

In the loving photograph, the foursome wore matching holiday pajamas while posing in front of a large Christmas tree adorned with lights and a slew of festive red bows.

"May this holiday season bring all of you the gifts of love, peace, good health, and the promise of brighter days in the New Year ahead! 🎄✨ ❤️" she wrote in the caption, before repeating the same message below in French.

Dion doesn't typically share many photos of her three children, but she occasionally offers glimpses of them.

Back in October, the "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" crooner celebrated her twin boys as they turned 10 years old, sharing throwback photos of the pair as toddlers on Instagram, as well as side-by-side then-and-now comparisons to highlight how much they've grown.

Dion said her late husband René Angélil is surely just as proud of them as she is. "Nelson and Eddy, you have been bringing so much joy, love and laughter into our lives every single day for the past 10 years," Dion captioned the post. "You make me, your big brother and your Dad, who is for sure watching over you, so very proud."

"Happy birthday my beautiful boys! We love you so very much… – Mom, RC and Dad xx… 🐾," she concluded.

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Then, earlier in the year when she marked her eldest's birthday in January, Dion gave another look into her private life as she praised René-Charles for his accomplishments and for being a "true gentleman." She shared two snaps of her son, including an adorable throwback of him as a baby and another more recent photo of the two smiling together.

"I'm so proud of the way you're conducting yourself in life," she wrote at the time.

"I want you to know that your father's guidance continues to support and protect you… as I do. Keep being the best of yourself… strong, passionate, and wise, as you pursue all of your dreams in life – the sky's the limit!" Dion added.

The "My Heart Will Go On" singer concluded the post by writing: "And above all, have a good time!…. Your happiness, is my happiness. I love you so much, my dear son! Mom xx…"

The new holiday pic from Dion and her sons comes about ahead of the five-year anniversary of the death of her late husband on Jan. 14. Dion and Angélil were married for 22 years before he died of throat cancer at the age of 74 in 2016.

Dion reflected on her love for her husband earlier this year.

"There is not a day that goes by without me thinking about your beautiful smile," Dion wrote alongside a picture of Angélil smiling with a sleeping puppy in his arms.

"We miss you, thank you for watching over us my love. I love you," she added, signing off the post, "Céline xx…"

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Home Town’s Erin Napier Says It’s ‘Weird and Unnecessary’ to Question a Woman’s Reproductive Situation

Erin Napier wants people to know it's not okay to question a woman's reproductive situation.

In the latest issue of PEOPLE, the star of HGTV's Home Town, who is mom to 3-year-old daughter Helen, opens up about her own experience and why she wants to change the narrative when it comes to the "delicate conversation."

Back in October, the star, 35, shut down pregnancy rumors after she posted a photo wearing loose-fitting clothes. But when it comes to speculating about any woman's reproductive situation, Erin says the topic should be off-limits.

"I think it's really weird and unnecessary," she says. "People saying things like, 'You need to give Helen a sibling,' or 'She doesn't need to be an only child.' "

Adds Erin, "I have a lot of dear people close to me who aren't able to have children and want to desperately," she says. "When things like that are said, it cuts deep. It's not necessarily a problem for us, but I want to be a voice for the people that I love."

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Before getting pregnant with Helen, doctors discovered Erin had a perforated appendix that had repeatedly ruptured and healed itself. At the time, she was told she probably couldn't have children as a result, but to her and husband Ben's surprise they found out they were expecting on Mother's Day in 2017.

"We were late to the party," says Ben of starting a family well into their thirties. "I mean, we're in south Mississippi, our friends were having kids all around us, so I think that we definitely felt pressure."

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Adds Erin: "I felt pressure from the clock more so than anything else. But I want to change the narrative. It's a delicate conversation and people need to be more careful talking about it."

When it comes to expanding their own family, the couple says they're content with whatever the future may bring. "We'd love to have more, but if we can't, we're perfectly happy with Helen," says Ben, adding, "We're big fans of adoption too."

Season 5 of Home Town premieres Jan. 5 on HGTV.

For more from Ben and Erin Napier, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.


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