Expanding their households. Thomas Rhett, Lauren Akins and extra superstar dad and mom have opened up about their adoption experiences.
The nation singer and his childhood sweetheart adopted daughter Willa from Uganda in May 2017, simply three months earlier than Akins gave delivery to daughter Ada. Lennon joined their household in February 2020.
“My coronary heart has at all times been pushed to that,” the Live in Love writer completely informed Us Weekly of adopting her eldest in January 2018. “It simply began as this calling in my life, to talk for these youngsters who do not have a voice. This is what I used to be actually right here to do. It lined up completely with my coronary heart. I had at all times wished to undertake. My mother is definitely adopted. I’m a product of an adopted household. So, it has at all times been one thing that has been very pure for me.”
The former nurse was “drawn” to Willa after they first met, she added on the time. “I simply inform everybody she was at all times my child. It simply took us a bit of bit longer to seek out one another. I known as Thomas one of many first nights I met her in Uganda and informed him about her. Without hesitation he mentioned, ‘Bring her residence. She is ours. We are going to make this occur.'”
Rhett is an enormous fan of being a woman dad and completely informed Us in October 2019 that he was “born for” the position. “I adore it,” the Grammy nominee gushed. “I really like doing their hair, and I really like enjoying the Barbies with them, no matter they need me to do, tea events. It’s simply been superior to get to be a dad of two lovely ladies and a 3rd one on the way in which.”
As for Sia, the “Elastic Heart” singer revealed in May 2020 that she had adopted two teenage boys the 12 months prior.
“They have been each 18, and so they’re each 19 years old now,” the Aussie mentioned throughout an episode of SiriusXM’s The Morning Mash Up. “They’re each doing issues which are actually good for them proper now, which are actually useful. They’re actually doing loads of academic stuff that is good for them.”
The new mother added that her sons have been “ageing out of the foster care system” after they met and she or he “love[s] them.”
Keep scrolling to see extra superstar dad and mom who’ve detailed their selections to undertake through the years, from Real Housewives of Dallas‘ Brandi Redmond to Today‘s Hoda Kotb.