Paulo Avelino and LJ Reyes' son Aki is now 12!
In separate Instagram posts on Sunday, July 24, the proud parents penned messages for their unico hijo to mark his birthday.
For his part, Paulo kept his greeting short yet heartfelt, along with some candid snaps he took of his son. "Birthday 'King of power nap' Boi," he wrote in the caption.
Meanwhile, LJ poured her heart out in her birthday tribute for Aki whom she still considers her baby even at 12 years old.
“I know that at this age, I will never sound cool to you. Ever! But, I don’t care. I would still try to be cool to you (and your friends)!” she began her lengthy post.
“What actually is so cool though is that you have been in my life this long and we have been through so much and you still are the reason (and Summer) that makes mommy keep going and going,” she continued. “You have taught me a lot of things I know as a parent. I know you’re a tough young man now but they say you would always need your mom, right? So please know that I would give my all and more just to see you happy and well, baby! Not just on your bday but every single day!”
Now a little bit older, LJ joked that she would still spoil him with hugs and kisses as he ages.
“I would never ever let a day pass without kissing you or hugging you! Kahit binata ka na!!! Haha! I can compromise — basta wala friends mo! Haha!” she quipped.
The mom of two then concluded her post by saying how grateful she is for her eldest son. “I thank God for you everyday! He knows how much I love you, baby! I hope you do too! Happiest and most blessed birthday Aki my love! Let’s have fun today!!!” she wrote.
Aside from Aki, LJ has a three-year-old daughter named Summer Ayanna with ex-partner Paolo Contis.
The three of them have been residing in New York since September of last year, following her split with Paolo.
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