Marie Osmond Details 1st Sleepover With Granddaughter Rocket

Spend quality time with grandma Marie Osmond invited her granddaughter Rocket over for her first sleepover — and the duo had an absolutely adorable time together.

“My granddaughter Rocket asked her mommy if she could have a sleepover with grandma (it would be her first time away from mommy!😉),” the UnexpectedThe 62-year-old singer wrote via Instagram on Sunday 27 March. “She was so brave, and we had a plethora of activities throughout the day.”

Rocket, 6 years old, was nervous when it came to going to bed. “When night came, she missed her mommy!” the Dancing With the StarsAlum wrote, adding that she had put on the movie Singin’ in the RainShe was so happy. The film’s song “Make Them Laugh” “made her laugh alright,” but the scene where Lina (Jean Hagen) tries to shed her Brooklyn accent was the biggest hit.

“We played it over and over,” Osmond wrote. “We planted more than flowers that day; we also planted memories.”

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Grammy nominee has eight children with her husband. Steve CraigShe remarried with, in 2011.

The Behind the SmileAuthor loves being a grandma for Rocket and her other grandkids. “I know what it’s like to be a working mother,” she told Get closerIn January. “And even a single mother. So when my daughters are overwhelmed, or my daughter-in-law’s overwhelmed, it’s nice.”

Family provides the motivation for a lot of things in Osmond’s life, including her dedication to staying fit. In 2019, Osmond revealed that her children had asked her to lose weight because they were concerned about her health.

“They’re so sweet,” she told the Daily MailIt was at the time. “It’s hard when you have to work. I was the provider, so for my children to understand that and love me and care enough about me to say, ‘Mom, you’re going to die, we need you. Please lose the weight.’”

The former MarieNutrisystem helped a host lose 50 pounds in 15 years. “Nutrisystem taught me that food was my friend, it was not my enemy,” Osmond told Get closerJanuary. “That you can eat what you love, but make healthy choices and understand portion control and understand frequency of eating makes it so you can eat food and not starve to death.”

Now the former Broadway star may eat “a little extra” over the holidays, but for the most part, she tries to recognize how much better she feels when she stays on track. “More than anything, don’t think of it as a weight loss journey or a diet or anything,” she explained. “Just think of it as being healthy. Because that’s really what it is for me.”

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