Hollywood is boasting a bevy of babies. Jennifer Garner and Kelly Ripa are known for focusing on their families, while maintaining busy careers. Robert Downey Jr. and his wife, Susan, are rapturously cradling a new baby boy. Not only that, but Angelina Jolie is rumored to be pregnant again. How do these celebrities manage to keep their romantic relationships strong with the many demands of having a career and children?
Drs. Charles D. Schmidt and Elizabeth A. Schmidt conducted a 25-year study of couples who had been happily married for 30 years or more to find out what makes love last. They found seven secrets to building a happy and successful marriage. That’s not easy to do with a carful of kiddos—but as these celebrity moms and dads show, it can indeed be done. Here’s how: