Celebrity Parents Alexa and Carlos PenaVega Say Doctors Unable to Reattach Son's Finger After 'Traumatic' Accident "Thankfully, Kingston is already doing flips like nothing happened," the Spy Kids star and mother of three said By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 21, 2021 11:27 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Photo: Alexa PenaVega/Instagram Alexa PenaVega is praising son Kingston James after he suffered a "traumatic" injury. Earlier this week, in a since-expired Instagram Story post, the 33-year-old Spy Kids star revealed that her 2-year-old son is recovering after one of his fingers was "severed" in an accident. "While getting the kids ready for bed I shut Kington's fingers in the hinge of the bathroom door," Alexa wrote in her post at the time. "His first finger is bruised and a little bloody…but his middle finger took the brunt of it and was severed from the first knuckle near the tip." Continuing her message, the mom — who also shares son Ocean King, 4, and daughter Rio Rey, 5 months, with husband Carlos PenaVega — called the incident "the most traumatic thing we've had to go through as a family," adding that she got through "the mom guilt" and "shame" through prayer, "and for the sweet little bruiser Kingston is." "Carlos was amazing and swooped in like Superman to take care of our family. It took a minute for all of us to process what happened," Alexa then wrote. "If anything it made us all love each other even more and humbled us completely. Thankfully, Kingston is already doing flips like nothing happened. 🤣❤️ Gosh, I love my babies." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Carlos and Alexa PenaVega. Amanda Edwards/Getty Alexa and Carlos PenaVega on Leaving L.A. for a Christian Life in Hawaii: We've Never Fit the Mold Elsewhere on her Instagram Story earlier this week, Alexa shared a photograph of her little guy after his injury. "Little trooper. Handling his injury like a champ. 😭❤️😭," she wrote alongside the shot. In a follow-up post, the Ruby & the Rockits star also revealed that doctors were unable to "reattach the piece of his finger" that had come off. "Poor baby," Alexa said. "But the other nine are so cute! He'll be more than fine!" RELATED VIDEO: These Childhood Stars Are All Grown Up — With Children of Their Own! Then, in an Instagram post shared on Wednesday evening, Alexa and Carlos spoke to fans about Kingston's injury. After recapping the horrifying event, Carlos said in the clip, "We came together as a family like no other. ... It really put into perspective how much we love our kids." "Ocean was a champ, I mean, he was freaked out a little bit, but ... we all had to get in the car, we had to go to the hospital, and everybody just rallied as a family, which was so cool," added Carlos. "Kingston was a champion ... it's like it never happened."