You probably know Busy Philipps best as Laurie Keller from the hit show Cougar Town, and you surely remember her from Freaks and Geeks, Dawson’s Creek, White Chicks and Anatomy of a Hate Crime as well. In addition to all her acting talents, she’s also a wife and a mother. For the month of January, she’s a SheKnows Mommaloguer too!
For the month of January, Busy Philipps is SheKnows’ guest vlogger and she’ll be sharing her thoughts about life and motherhood along with our regular Mommaloguers. You’ll love learning more about the actress as she talks about balancing celebrity life with everyday parenting. Philipps will share her thoughts about health, family, pregnancy and much more.
Philipps, who is currently expecting her second child, follows other celebrity moms that have raised their voices on the Mommalogues including Kendra Wilkinson, Alison Sweeney, Alanis Morissette, Candace Cameron Bure, Cindy Crawford and Mayim Bialik.
Busy on screen
Philipps first garnered attention at the age of 19 in Judd Apatow and Paul Feig’s series, Freaks and Geeks as tough but sympathetic rebel teen Kim Kelly. Philipps went on to play Audrey Liddell in the teen drama Dawson’s Creek. She has starred as Laurie Keller on Cougar Town since 2009.
Philipps has grown into a very dynamic actress and consistent scene-stealer with roles in films such as the 2011 release of I Just Don’t Know How She Does It starring Sarah Jessica Parker; the comedy romance He’s Just Not That Into You; and Made of Honor alongside Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan. She shows her wide range of talents from her lead role in the Shawn and Marlon Wayans comedy White Chicks to her critically-acclaimed performance in Anatomy of a Hate Crime.
Busy off screen
In 2007, Philipps married screenwriter Marc Silverstein. She gave birth to her daughter, Birdie Leigh Silverstein, on August 13, 2008. On December 10, 2012, Philipps announced her second pregnancy by showing a picture of her positive pregnancy test on Twitter.
You can follow Philipps on Twitter at @Busyphilipps25.
All about the Mommalogues
In addition to the Mommalogues‘ celebrity vloggers, the online conversation includes eight regular well-known and up-and-coming mom bloggers who discuss topics such as how real moms juggle careers, marriage, hobbies, family, health and wellness and the chaos of modern parenthood.
While the moms and celebs provide plenty of content, readers are encouraged to share their own experiences with the Mommalogues community through the reaction buttons, social media share features and comments sections.