Frozen star Kristen Bell, who has daughter Lincoln with actor husband Dax Shepard, is having their second baby but says they’re “completely stumped” about what to name this one.

Lincoln came easily to them, both in terms of the name (they had it picked for a boy or a girl) and the whole baby experience.

“So far, it’s been the exact same, and Lincoln came out like a champ,” Bell says. “Lincoln was an easy pregnancy and an easy baby, so hopefully this one will follow the same path.”

Still,  “It’s hard to take focus off her and think about the second baby, even though the second baby is here and growing,” she explains.

And has 15-month-old Lincoln been introduced to her mum’s spirited performance as Anna in Frozen?

“She does not watch TV yet,” says Bell. “She has no idea!”

But when she’s old enough to take it all in, the messages Frozen carries are worthwhile ones, says the star: “I think it’s beautiful to show kids how great it can be to love through fear, to love someone even when they’re afraid to love themselves.

That’s a huge message I want to teach my kids: You’re allowed to be afraid, but you have to know why … and you have to try to love beyond that fear.

Meanwhile, there’s plenty to keep her busy. “Lincoln’s like my television,” says Bell. “I love being a mom and I love watching her explore the world and talk to me about things. It’s mostly babbles, but she signs, and so we can communicate.

“I’ve never been so interested in anything in my entire life. I have heard parents say that when you have a second child, your love doesn’t divide, it multiplies, so I have confidence that will happen.

“And then eventually, I’ll explode!”

How did you choose your baby names? Were you also stumped?

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  • she makes a gorgeous mum really like kristen


  • yeah i think that sometimes you do but then the internet will provide you with so many ideas that you could possibly use


  • By sheer fluke my parents have one initial the same. Mum and Dad didn’t realise until they were criticised for it. My younger brother has the same one too. My eldest neice has the exactly the same initials as mine, all in the same order too. Her Middle one is her Mum’s middle name. My youngest neice also has the same intitial in hers too (she was named after 2 friends killed in an accident). That makes 6 of us all with the one initial the same.


  • I know a few that got a little stressed over agreeing to and choosing a name. :/


  • I think Lincoln is a weird name for a girl and I hope her pregnancy is really good this time around too.


  • we just agreed on something we both liked


  • Picking a name is the hardest thing ever :(


  • I was currently obsessed with Mila Kunis at the time and found out her full name was Milena and I thought it was really pretty and settled on it. Will definitely be stumped if I had a boy


  • Having 2 isnt too bad depending on the age gap.


  • Congrats guys!!! I’m sure you will know when you see the baby, that’s what happened to me. :D


  • For our 3rd baby we chose Charlotte because I like the movie “National Treasure” – “The secret lies with Charlotte” so that is how she got her name.


  • First time around names where easy to agree on 2nd and 3rd not so much. In fact number 3 was baby for 3 weeks lol


  • I think it is always quite hard to agree on baby names – my husband and I didn’t agree on our son til the week he was born, my daughter was easier as we both agreed. my second son was a little bit harder and we had to go through the baby books.


  • We had names for both a boy and girl. We decided on them straight away which is nice.


  • We found choosing girls names very easy, but after the first two, boys names got a lot harder.


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