Benjamin Rein rings in his golden birthday on Friday — and his mama is celebrating at least in part by sharing a beautiful snap of her older child to Instagram.
“8 years ago today the sweetest and most loving boy was born!” Bündchen wrote alongside the image, which shows Benjamin nose-to-nose with a horse, looking at peace with his eyes closed.
“His love for everyone and everything around him is contagious; he melts my heart. #infinitelove #forevergrateful #byboyboy ❤️🙏🏼👼🏼🎈🎉,” continued the Brazilian supermodel, 37, following up the English caption with a translated version in her native Portuguese.
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“Today is her day! 5 years ago our family was blessed with a little sunshine that made my heart complete,” the proud mom captioned a snap of herself and Vivian splashing around in the water.
Wrote Brady to accompany an adorable shot of the mother-daughter duo posing for the camera, “5 years old today and already all grown up! Looking, loving, and living just like your Mom! Daddy loves you!!! 🎈🎉❤️”
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Birthday boy Benjamin seems to take after his mom quite a bit as well, as his love for animals doesn’t stray far from Bündchen’s own passion for the earth and all its creatures.
“Nothing justifies killing harmless animals to use its parts only as material goods, decoration or even worse as a trophy to satisfy someone’s ego or pride,” she wrote on Instagram. “If we want a better future, we must take care of the wildlife. When you hurt one species you are hurting them all, including us humans. We are all connected.”