Increasing their households. Thomas Rhett, Lauren Akins and extra celeb 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 birth to daughter Ada. Lennon joined their household in February 2020.
“My coronary heart has all the time been pushed to that,” the Stay in Love writer exclusively told Us Weekly of adopting her eldest in January 2018. “It simply began as this calling in my life, to talk for these kids who don’t have a voice. That is what I used to be actually right here to do. It lined up completely with my coronary heart. I had all the time needed to undertake. My mother is definitely adopted. I’m a product of an adopted household. So, it has all the time been one thing that has been very pure for me.”
The previous nurse was “drawn” to Willa once they first met, she added on the time. “I simply inform everybody she was all the time my child. It simply took us a bit bit longer to seek out one another. I referred to as Thomas one of many first nights I met her in Uganda and instructed him about her. With out hesitation he stated, ‘Carry her dwelling. She is ours. We’re going to make this occur.’”
Rhett is an enormous fan of being a girl dad and completely instructed Us in October 2019 that he was “born for” the function. “I find it irresistible,” the Grammy nominee gushed. “I like doing their hair, and I 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 Coronary heart” singer revealed in Might 2020 that she had adopted two teenage boys the 12 months prior.
“They had been each 18, and so they’re each 19 years previous now,” the Aussie stated 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 a whole lot of instructional stuff that’s good for them.”
The brand new mother added that her sons had been “ageing out of the foster care system” once they met and she or he “love[s] them.”