Katherine Heigl is celebrating her daughter’s thirteenth birthday with a sequence of candy throwback pictures.
The Gray’s Anatomy alum, who’s presently starring in Netflix’s Firefly Lane, took to Instagram Tuesday to share pictures of her daughter Nancy Leigh, aka Naleigh, whom she shares with husband Josh Kelley. The couple adopted Naleigh from Korea when she was a child. Heigl shared the primary pictures she and Kelley obtained of Naleigh at 9 months outdated, in addition to pictures by means of the years main as much as her thirteenth 12 months.
“The recollections drift out and in just like the ebbing of the tide and I maintain making an attempt to chase them, grip them tight in my fingers, maintain them nonetheless so I can stay all of it only one extra time,” Heigl gushed within the caption. “This woman. The woman that made me a mom. The woman that gave my life function. That means. Course. Boundless everlasting love. This woman turns 13 in the present day. 13. She is formally a youngster. I can’t appear to course of it. How did this occur. Wasn’t she my foolish, laughing, hole toothed, rolly polly child just some years in the past… simply yesterday? God am I grateful. For yesterday. For in the present day. For tomorrow. For each reminiscence that drifts in on a breeze and flutters throughout my coronary heart.”
She concluded her submit with, “I like you Naleigh. I like you with each fiber of being, each cell in my physique, each want in my coronary heart. I like you. Joyful Birthday my lovely woman.”
The Ugly Fact star opened up about Naleigh, the eldest of her three youngsters, in a current interview with Mother and father journal.
“She’s solely one in every of two children in her grade who would not have their very own cellphone,” Heigl defined of her then pre-teen. “So she’s been sneaking my iPad and creating TikTok movies with out my permission. I do know she thinks I am being a tyrant, however I fear in regards to the impact of social media on children her age. I watched The Social Dilemma. So I am like, ‘Go forward and hate me. I am making an attempt to avoid wasting you!’”
She additionally shared that she’s open to having conversations with Naleigh and Adalaide, her second daughter who was additionally adopted, about their organic dad and mom.
“They do have extra questions as they grow old,” Heigl instructed the outlet. “We’ve mentioned to them, that is your story. We have no details about your organic fathers, however we do have a bit about your organic moms. If you happen to guys wish to discuss extra about them, you may have as a lot or as little info as you need. Inform us what you are comfy with realizing.”