Brooklyn Decker Sobs Over Daughter Stevie Starting Kindergarten

Brooklyn Decker attends as SiriusXM presents Dave Matthews Stay & Acoustic at Irving Plaza on June 07, 2023 in New York Metropolis.
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Brooklyn Decker is having a tough time accepting that her little woman is rising up.

Decker, 36, couldn’t maintain again tears throughout a Thursday, August 17, Instagram video taken after she dropped daughter Stevie, 5, off at kindergarten for the primary time. Within the clip, the mannequin’s husband, Andy Roddick, could possibly be heard asking her, “What’s occurring?” and “Did you get dangerous information?” from behind the digicam.

A distraught Decker finally replied via tears, “Stevie simply went to kindergarten,” prompting Roddick, 40, to let loose a faux sob. The Grace and Frankie actress captioned the video: “It was worse than I might have imagined. For her, it was good.”

Decker and Roddick, who tied the knot in 2009, additionally share son Hank, 7. Though Decker was heartbroken to ship her youngest off to highschool, she’s been candid up to now in regards to the challenges of working whereas parenting younger kids.

“It’s tremendous exhausting,” she instructed Dannijo in August 2018 when Stevie was 7 months outdated. “The largest factor — and I’m attempting to be extra forgiving of myself and this is probably not everybody’s expertise — however as a mother, you continually really feel such as you’re letting somebody down.”

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Brooklyn Decker Can't Stop Crying As Daughter Stevie Starts Kindergarten

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She continued: “Both you’re letting your youngsters down since you’re working otherwise you’re letting your coworkers down since you’re along with your youngsters, otherwise you’re letting down your husband as a result of you must journey, and he’s there manning the youngsters.”

Decker additional elaborated on how having youngsters had modified her dynamic with Roddick in April 2022. “It does develop into hilariously transactional,” she solely instructed Us Weekly on the time. “You’re like, ‘I’ve obtained the children, you go purchase the tampons, go get the diapers.’ … It’s very [much] like making a sport plan for a soccer sport. You’re drawing the X’s and somebody goes to deal with this job and the opposite one’s going to maintain this.”

Roddick shared the same sentiment three years prior.

“Actually, it’s not romantic, however you must schedule [time for your spouse],” the previous professional tennis participant instructed Us in August 2019. “Actually, type of every little thing revolves round your youngsters, and a few careers. We do attempt to do a superb job of claiming, ‘Hey, subsequent Wednesday we’re going to exit and luxuriate in one another.’ Benefit from the silence of no kids round, and luxuriate in not choosing stuff up off the ground, until we do it.’ So, scheduling issues if you’re this far out and have a few youngsters.”

Roddick has additionally revealed that Stevie takes extra after him whereas Hank has extra in frequent with Decker.

“I believe our daughter is fairly fiery [which] I tended to be on the court docket. I believe we’re each fairly cussed so perhaps I believe our daughter may be a little bit extra like me,” he instructed Us in August 2022. “Our son may be very candy and empathetic like his mom, however I believe there are bits of each us in each of them.”

The athlete added he doesn’t know whether or not he and Decker may have extra kids. “I usually simply comply with orders from my spouse so we’ll see what occurs,” he stated.