Links We Love: New (Adorable!) Photos of Blue Ivy, Katherine Heigl Talks Adoption and More!

From Katherine Heigl's surprise adoption to the woman who gave birth on Christmas day for the second time in a row (crazy!), don't miss these parenting links from around the web!

The Big 'Blue' Sea
She's done it again! Beyoncé has a (highly photogenic) knack for snapping some beautiful pictures of herself with daughter, Blue Ivy (hello beautiful birth shot and super cute cuddling photo), and her newest photo is no different. Read more about the newest mommy-daughter photo (see above!) on Celebrity Baby Scoop.

Katherine Heigl's Surprising Adoption Tale
There are times when moms-to-be really hate having to wait nine months to meet their baby. But Katherine Heigl didn't even have to wait four weeks. Right after deciding to try out domestic adoption, she and husband Josh Kelley got the phone call telling them that a little miracle was on the way -- their daughter Adalaide Marie Hope. Read more about the surprising (but totally heartwarming) adoption story on People, and check out other celebs who have adopted here!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
December 25th is a big day for most people -- but it's a much bigger day for Monique and Jeremy Houston. Not only did they get married on Christmas Day (2010), but their first son was born on Christmas day a year later (2011). Think that's a crazy coincidence? Today Moms reports the craziest part: their second son was born on Christmas day 2012! Read more crazy birth stories here.

Out with Detergent, In with Drums
"Laundry day" just took on a whole new meaning. While we were separating the lights from the darks, the Huffington Post was reporting on a 10-year-old boy who uses his washing machine to play the drums...and it's incredible! Check out the video here, and don't miss the most amazing kid videos of 2012!

Dad Gone Wild
Ever wonder what dad is up to when he's on babysitting duty? Well this mom doesn't have to...because he videotaped it! Buzzfeed reports on what happens while mom is away (don't worry, it's not as scary as you'd think). Check out the super cute father-son video below!

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