The Richie-Maddens

They're now a family of four! See how Joel Madden and Nicole Richie dote on daughter Harlow and son Sparrow

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SHOPPING SPREE

EDGY MOM: NICOLE RICHIE
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It's mommy-and-me day for Harlow, 5, and Nicole Richie as they enjoy a little retail therapy July 2 in Beverly Hills.

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SO FLY

SO FLY
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Is that you, Nicole? The designer is barely recognizable in her all-black ensemble, while keeping her hands full with Harlow, 5, and Sparrow, 3½, at LAX on May 31.

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SHOW-ING OFF

SHOW-ING OFF
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Sparrow, 3½ looks dapper in a cool graphic tee (it has a printed-on bow-tie and suspenders!), jeans and cowboy boots alongside his mom while en route to see Peter Pan at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre.

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COZY & CUTE

COZY & CUTE
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Harlow, 5, and Richie stay snug in complementary knits paired with black pants during a Dec. 1 outing in Studio City, Calif.

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YO GABBA CREW

YO GABBA CREW
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On Nov. 21, the fun foursome pose for a family photo backstage at Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre.

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DOUBLE BUNDLE

DOUBLE BUNDLE
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Joel Madden makes heavy lifting look easy, toting 4-year-old daughter Harlow and 2-year-old son Sparrow during an Aug. 19 Beverly Hills birthday party.

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MAKING A MEMORY

MAKING A MEMORY
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The couple and their children strike a pose May 16 while touring Sydney's Taronga Zoo, where they fed the animals and mingled with a giraffe. "Can't get enough. We'll be back fo sho," Madden Tweeted.

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'BU, YOU'RE IT

'BU, YOU'RE IT
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Richie keeps a close watch on Sparrow and Harlow, who spread out to explore the beach during a day of fun and sun in Malibu, Calif., on April 9.

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FAMOUS FRIENDS

FAMOUS FRIENDS
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Celebrity has its perks! Richie and Madden introduce their little ones, 3-year-old Harlow and 2-year-old Sparrow, to Woody and Buzz Lightyear on Dec. 17 after taking in a performance of Disney on Ice: Toy Story 3 at L.A.'s Staples Center.

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BEST FOOT FORWARD

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Harlow struts her stuff in high-waist shorts and a LAmade cardigan en route to ballet practice with mom in Beverly Hills on Nov. 16.

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FAB FOUR

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The family of four makes a regal arrival on Oct. 2 at the Disney Princess Parade, held at London's Kensington Palace, where Rapunzel was introduced as the brand's latest lady-in-waiting.

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BLACK MAGIC

THREE OF A KIND
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That's one fashionable family! Richie keeps her color-coordinated brood – daughter Harlow, 3, and son Sparrow, 21 months – close during an afternoon stroll in the Hollywood Hills on June 16.

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STEP RIGHT UP

AWAY WE GO
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Richie and Sparrow, 18 months, bring up the rear as daughter Harlow, 3, pounds the pavement April 5 during a park playdate in Studio City, Calif.

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FLYING HIGH

THE JET SET
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Away we go! Dad Madden gives 3-year-old Harlow a lift as the pair prepares to catch a flight out of LAX on March 2.

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CAPPED OFF

NICOLE RICHIE'S JACKET
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Little Sparrow Madden, 17 months, keeps mom company during a coffee run Feb. 17 in L.A.

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TAKE A HIKE

TAKE A HIKE
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Three-year-old Harlow leads the way for mom and brother Sparrow, 17 months, while exploring the great outdoors on Feb. 5 in the Hollywood Hills.

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BIRTHDAY BUNCH

BIRTHDAY BUNCH
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A few days after throwing Harlow a star-studded bash, the proud parents – and newlyweds! – take their birthday girl and her little brother Sparrow, 16 months, out for a walk in Hollywood on Jan. 11. "Happy Birthday to my little princess," Madden Tweeted. "You make mommy and daddy so proud."

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MONSTER MASH

MONSTER MASH
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The Richie-Madden crew party it up Yo Gabba Gabba!-style with Muno and Brobee at a live show at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre on Nov. 27, 2010. "Greetings from Gabba-land!" Richie Tweeted.

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DADDY & ME

FATHER'S DAY
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Time for some father-daughter bonding! Madden keeps a protective hand on daughter Harlow, 2½, after dining at a Hollywood California Pizza Kitchen with Richie and 13-month-old son Sparrow (not pictured) on Oct. 7, 2010.

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PARTY OF THREE

PARTY OF THREE
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Following her weekend bachelorette party in Mexico, Richie returns to L.A. to celebrate her 29th birthday on Sept. 21, 2010 with Madden and 1-year-old Sparrow.

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER

BIRDS OF A FEATHER
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Looks like rock star style runs in the family! Richie escorts her Mohawk-sporting son Sparrow, 9 months, on a shopping adventure in Studio City, Calif., on June 28.

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LAUGH FACTORY

LAUGH FACTORY
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Look who's got a case of the giggles! Harlow, 2, finds her funny bone while hanging out with dad Joel at The Grove in L.A. on May 3.

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ARM CANDY

ARM CANDY
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Richie keeps her little man, 7-month-old Sparrow, close while stepping out in Studio City, Calif., on April 19.

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TUTU CUTE!

TUTU CUTE!
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I'm tired mommy! Richie gives her little dancing queen – 2-year-old Harlow – a lift after attending a dancing class in Los Angeles, Calif. on March 25.

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LITTLE SONGBIRD

LITTLE SONGBIRD
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Who was the cutest little crooner at Henson Studios in Los Angeles Feb. 1? Two-year-old Harlow! The toddler joined dad Madden to record an updated version of “We Are The World” to benefit Haitian earthquake relief. “Watched Harlow flirt with Kanye, Carey Hart, Busta [Rhymes], Sean Garrett and the Jonas Brothers,” Joel Tweeted. “Just like her mom [Nicole Richie], she plays hard to get.”

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FUNNY FAMILY

FUNNY FAMILY
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Call it the silly life. Richie squeezes next to Madden and Harlow, 23 months, with new arrival, 3-month-old son Sparrow, for this series of whimsical family photos posted on her Web site Dec. 9.

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INTRODUCING SPARROW!

INTRODUCING SPARROW!
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Meet Sparrow James Midnight Madden! Six weeks after welcoming their first son, Richie and Madden – along with their 21-month-old daughter Harlow – are showing off the latest addition to their family. "I couldn’t be happier," says Richie. "The only thing you want is for your kids to be healthy and happy, and they are. I’m right where I belong."

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EARLY RISERS

EARLY RISERS
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A happy Harlow, 18 months, gets a lift from mom Richie while the duo – plus dad Madden – stroll through Santa Monica, Calif., after breakfast on July 19.

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TOT TOTING

TOT TOTING
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What a pair! A boho Richie flashes a smile while leaving The Acorn Store in Santa Monica, Calif. with 17-month-old daughter Harlow on June 14.

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LUNCH DATE

LUNCH DATE
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Cheese! Harlow takes a shine to having her picture taken as she arrives at Cafe Med for a late lunch with mom Richie on April 29th in Los Angeles.

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BABE IN ARMS

BABE IN ARMS
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Expectant mom Richie totes 15-month-old daughter Harlow – and her toy giraffe! – through Hollywood on April 23rd. The pair reportedly made a pit stop at a Starbucks. Check out Harlow’s adorable headband!

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PARK PLAYDATE

PARK PLAYDATE
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Harlow, 15 months, had a grand old time at the playground on Apr. 5 – running through the grass with expectant mom Richie and digging in the sandbox – but when it was time to go, she wasn’t a happy camper!

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PURPLE HAZE

PURPLE HAZE
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After spending most of the week in NYC for the fashion shows, Richie and daughter Harlow arrive back in Los Angeles, landing at LAX on the afternoon of Feb 20.

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GRINNING GAL

GRINNING GAL
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Harlow surprises the snappers with a grin while leaving her hotel with mom Richie on Feb. 19 in New York City. The next day, Madden announced that he and Richie are expecting baby number two in late August/early September!

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HARLOW'S HELLO

HARLOW'S HELLO
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Hello there! Richie introduces Harlow to a stuffed elephant after the 13-month-old showed interest in it while out shopping in SoHo on Feb. 17. The pair were in town for Fashion Week.

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SHE SPIES!

SHE SPIES!
LIMELIGHT

The perceptive little girl spots the snappers while out for a walk with Mom in December. Richie, 27, told PEOPLE that since Harlow's birth, her priorities have changed. "She's never out of my mind. I stop doing things for me anymore. Everything is for her."

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HARLOW WINTERIZES

Squeaky Clean Fun
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Like mother, like daughter! Keeping warm in almost-matching knit caps, Richie and then-10-½-month-old Harlow – snacking on a giraffe! – enjoy a weekend playdate in West Hollywood.

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DADDY'S GIRL

DADDY'S GIRL
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Proud Papa Madden, 29, is obviously smitten with his daughter. Shortly after her birth, the Good Charlotte rocker told PEOPLE, "I can't imagine life without her. She's the most important thing in the world to us."

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SUN-KISSED SWEETIE

SUN-KISSED SWEETIE
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At just 1 year old, Harlow is already headed toward fashionista status. "She likes to dress up," says Richie. "She loves putting on tights and bows and stuff like that. I just let her wear what's comfortable for her. But she loves those tights."

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PARTY OF THREE

PARTY OF THREE
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So who's the tougher parent? Madden says he prefers to "do all the fun stuff and break some of the rules," while girlfriend Richie keeps "everything in order." Regardless, he says parenthood is "the best thing that's ever happened to us."

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STROLLING IN STYLE

STROLLING IN STYLE
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Harlow keeps her cool while out for a walk with mom Richie, 27, in August. How'd the little girl get her name? "I really like Jean Harlow the actress, and [Nicole] likes Shalom Harlow the model," explains Madden. "Harlow's cool because it feels like a classic name. Winter [is] so serene and quiet and that's how [our daughter] is."

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HERE'S HARLOW!

HERE'S HARLOW!

The proud parents introduced their baby girl to the world on PEOPLE's March 10th cover. "I don't even remember what life was like before her," Richie told the magazine. "She gives life a whole new meaning and a whole new purpose."

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