Busy Philipps: Why I gave my kids unique names

March 1, 2014 at 1:05 PM ET

Video: Actress Busy Philipps plays the quirky Laurie Keller on the comedy “Cougar Town,” now in its fifth season and is the mother of two daughters, Birdie and Cricket. She says she and her husband decided to give their daughters nicknames for their real names since Philipp, whose birth name is Elizabeth, is known by her nickname.