Celebrity Parents Brandy talks about raising a kindergartener By Staff Author Published on February 18, 2008 08:39 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Kindergarten has been a learning experience for not only 5 ½-year-old Sy’rai Iman Smith, but also for her mom, R&B singer Brandy, who says she’s "learning so much about myself and her," especially the importance of "patience." Adds the 29-year-old, [Sy’rai]’s learning how to read because she’s in kindergarten. She wants to read everything. She thinks she can read everything. Sy’rai is Brandy’s daughter with ex-partner Robert Smith. Source: OK!