EXCLUSIVE: John Legend Talks Parenting Philosophy: I Want My Kids to Be Confident

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John Legend has his first baby on the way with wife Chrissy Teigen, and when it comes to parenting, he plans on keeping it simple.

The couple is expecting in the next few months, and while Legend hasn't quite mastered the art of changing diapers, he seems to have a good handle on his child-rearing philosophy.

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"I think you just want to raise your boys and your girls to be smart and confident and self-aware and, just be good people," Legend said.

In preparing for the arrival of their new edition, the couple has been remodeling their new $14 million, 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom Beverly Hills home that once belonged to Rihanna.

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"We're trying to get the house ready before the baby gets here, but I don't know if we're going to get done in time," Legend said.

Chrissy is relishing the experience by documenting her pregnancy journey on Instagram and Snapchat, but amidst all the fun they’re having, they still have an important job left: naming their baby girl.

"We're almost avoiding the 'P,' because all of our dogs have 'P' names," Legend said.

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The musician's latest project has him teaming up with Axe Collective offering unknown musicians the opportunity to be mentored by the GRAMMY and Oscar winner and to be featured at an event at the South by Southwest Music Festival or the Toronto International Film Festival.