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Tweeting with friends in November, Shepard reveals his, uh, plans for baby-to-be (left). Hey – it's hard not to love new baby smell!
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Starting to show in December, youthful-looking Bell gets a cute chiding from her fiancé: "'you look like a fat 3rd grader' --@daxshepard1," she quotes. His retort? "@IMKristenBell, please report back to 3rd grade, where you have clearly escaped from."
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Busted! Shepard shares his wife's delicious pregnancy cravings with the Twitterverse in January: "@IMKristenBell holding an oreo in one hand, and hot fudge in other, 'got to make a concerted effort to lay off sugar this week.'"
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SHOW OF STRENGTH
In a Tumblr post in late March, Shepard shares Bell's incredibly touching act for her father-in-law to-be, who passed away in December after battling small-cell carcinoma in a Detroit-area hospital. "She had flown in from LA without any warning … She lifted her shirt up and he put his hand on her swollen stomach. He was smiling from ear to ear, sitting contently, unable to put together a sentence, but still capable of connecting to the new family member we were creating … If I live to be a thousand, I will still be in debt to my wife for giving him that one last thrill."
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