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This Is The Parenting Conversation With Chrissy Teigen And John Legend You've Always Wanted To Have

BuzzFeed spoke to the mom and dad and didn't ask anything about Victoria's Secret or "All Of Me."

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend may be big-time celebs, but they're also IRL parents. So, BuzzFeed chatted with the couple about their new baby Miles, their role with Pampers, plus really important stuff like John's dad joke aptitude:

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So, Chrissy and John, your son Miles was born just last month. How are you handling having two kids versus one?

John: "We kind of divide and conquer. There’s a lot of stuff Chrissy does that I could never do, like breastfeed, so when she's busy with Miles I'll take Luna outside to play or read a book. I think a lot of times we'll have to split off more than we used to, but the good thing is there are two of us and two of them, so that'll make it easier for us to devote attention to both of them at the same time."Chrissy: "I think the real problem will come when we’re outnumbered!"
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John: "We kind of divide and conquer. There’s a lot of stuff Chrissy does that I could never do, like breastfeed, so when she's busy with Miles I'll take Luna outside to play or read a book. I think a lot of times we'll have to split off more than we used to, but the good thing is there are two of us and two of them, so that'll make it easier for us to devote attention to both of them at the same time."

Chrissy: "I think the real problem will come when we’re outnumbered!"

How is Luna (their 2-year-old daughter) adapting to having a sibling?

Chrissy: "She’s very strong willed and can be stubborn, so we didn’t know what to expect, but she’s really good with him. When we first brought him home she really listened to us — her eyes got so wide — as we explained that this was the little guy who was in mama's belly all year. More than anything she likes to be helpful, and will bring me a diaper or a wipe. The only thing is she wants to do everything herself, and, of course, she doesn’t know how to properly give him a bottle, so when John tries to help her she gets frustrated and says, 'No! I do it myself!' So we kind of have to sneak off to do things without her seeing, because when you have a two-year-old trying to help it can take ten times longer. I think she is going to be a really great big sister."
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Chrissy: "She’s very strong willed and can be stubborn, so we didn’t know what to expect, but she’s really good with him. When we first brought him home she really listened to us — her eyes got so wide — as we explained that this was the little guy who was in mama's belly all year. More than anything she likes to be helpful, and will bring me a diaper or a wipe. The only thing is she wants to do everything herself, and, of course, she doesn’t know how to properly give him a bottle, so when John tries to help her she gets frustrated and says, 'No! I do it myself!' So we kind of have to sneak off to do things without her seeing, because when you have a two-year-old trying to help it can take ten times longer. I think she is going to be a really great big sister."

OK, let's talk about the "Stinky Booty Duty" song (lol) John shared for Father's Day.

Instagram: @johnlegend

John: "It's a song I really made for Luna. I’ve been singing it to her since she was born, and one of my team members overheard me singing it and said, 'You guys should mention this to Pampers. So I’ve been singing it for years, but now the whole world can hear it."

And Chrissy, tell me about your creative consultant role with Pampers Pure.

Instagram: @chrissyteigen

Chrissy: "Pampers has been really fun to work with, it’s really fun to see the designs come through to me, and to do things like pick the color palette. Putting my little creative touches on something my kids need all day, every day, has been really cool. It’s been nice to bring a bit of chicness to diapers since a lot of kids’ items and toys are so bright, crazy, and all over the place."

Speaking of diapers, what's the worst blowout diaper story you guys have?

Chrissy: "I don't know if we have one, but getting used to having a boy is a little different. You have to put that Peepee Teepee thing on them because who knows where they’re going to pee, it could be in your face, you never know what’s going to happen. There’s been nothing that’s shocking to me, though. John and I have always had 2-4 dogs, and we've seen things come out of them that we never expected to see come out of a dog. A blowout is nothing after you’ve had four bull dogs."John: Parents always hate it when you compare pet stories to your kid stories, but pets are very good for preparing you for cleaning diapers because once you get immune to poop and pee, and you’re fine with all that – cleaning diapers is so much easier."Chrissy: "Yeah, you’re not scared of cleaning diapers once you’ve bare palmed a dog turd from the lawn."
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Chrissy: "I don't know if we have one, but getting used to having a boy is a little different. You have to put that Peepee Teepee thing on them because who knows where they’re going to pee, it could be in your face, you never know what’s going to happen. There’s been nothing that’s shocking to me, though. John and I have always had 2-4 dogs, and we've seen things come out of them that we never expected to see come out of a dog. A blowout is nothing after you’ve had four bull dogs."

John: Parents always hate it when you compare pet stories to your kid stories, but pets are very good for preparing you for cleaning diapers because once you get immune to poop and pee, and you’re fine with all that – cleaning diapers is so much easier."

Chrissy: "Yeah, you’re not scared of cleaning diapers once you’ve bare palmed a dog turd from the lawn."

John, now that you've been a dad for a while, have you become a dad joke connoisseur?

John: "I tell an occasional dad joke. I think that’s probably the most rewarding part of being a dad — getting to tell a corny joke and then laugh it off as a dad joke."
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John: "I tell an occasional dad joke. I think that’s probably the most rewarding part of being a dad — getting to tell a corny joke and then laugh it off as a dad joke."

Alright, then I'm going to test your dad joke I.Q. by seeing if you can give me the punchline to this setup: What time did the man go to the dentist?

John: "Tooth hurty. I know that one."

(Ed: Mad dad props to John there.)

Over the years a LOT of people have posted photos of their babies that look like John.

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Like, a lot.

My nephew looks like John Legend lol

Now that you have a son of your own, do you think he will look more — or less — like the "John Legend babies" online?

For the LAST TIME, JOHN looks like a baby so A LOT OF BABIES LOOK LIKE HIM STOP SENDING ME JOHN BABIES

Chrissy: "It’s hard to say because he's so tiny, he just broke five pounds. Every day his face is filling out a little bit more. Right now he doesn’t look like anybody. He definitely has John’s nose. But when Luna came out I was like, 'Oh my goodness, she looks just like my side of the family,' very Asian, and then she became more and more John. I don’t know who Miles looks like yet, but I don’t see myself yet."

John: "I see my dad in him. But it’s a fool’s errand to try to decide what he looks like now since he’s just one month old. You just have to let it happen and see what happens."

Chrissy: "Also, his eyes are closed like 23 hours a day, so when he opens them it’s kind of shocking. He looks completely different."

OK, let's say that for the rest of your life you can only eat one thing — and it has to be a kid food. Which kid food do you pick?

Chrissy: "Oh my goodness, kid food is my favorite food, first of all."John: "I love Luna's peanut butter and jelly sandwiches."Chrissy: "I'm going to say friend chicken tenders."John: "Ooh, me too."
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Chrissy: "Oh my goodness, kid food is my favorite food, first of all."

John: "I love Luna's peanut butter and jelly sandwiches."

Chrissy: "I'm going to say friend chicken tenders."

John: "Ooh, me too."

Is Luna into watching any kid shows that are driving you nuts? She hasn't heard about Caillou yet, right?

Instagram: @chrissyteigen

John: "Nothing is driving us nuts. Luna is obsessed with Sesame Street, she calls it 'Ha ha' — she also calls Elmo 'Ha ha.' She could watch it all day if we let her (but we don’t.)"

Chrissy: "Sesame Street is pretty much the only thing she wants to binge watch, and it makes her so, so happy. And we love Sesame Street too with all the different characters and different ethnicities, it’s just a really special and cute show – and so pure – so we are completely fine with her loving it. I’m kind of glad she missed the Frozen thing because I have friends who are STILL watching Frozen every day."

Lastly, this is kind of silly, but there's now this underwear for dads — it's a real product —that has padding to protect dads from getting hit in the crotch by their kids. Would you wear those, John?

Chrissy: "I think we’d rather try to teach our kids not to kick us in the nuts!"
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Chrissy: "I think we’d rather try to teach our kids not to kick us in the nuts!"

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