Celebrity Parents Introducing William Huckleberry Paisley By Staff Author Published on November 28, 2007 04:04 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Country star Brad Paisley, 35, and his actress wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley, 36, introduce their son, William Huckleberry, 9 months, in People’s Country issue. Click below for photos of Huck, as Brad and Kimberly call him (apparently they’ve switched over from Will?), as well as the interview highlights. Brad’s anxiousness over becoming a father: Before Huck arrived, I thought, ‘I’m a free spirit — how am I going togive that up?’ I confided in my preacher, who told me, ‘You won’t evenremember what you gave up — it will be that inconsequential.’ He’sright. The first time you come home and your son sees you and laughs,you forget.Having Huck has taught me the importance of quality time. On tour, I goaway three days a week, but when I’m home I get to spend the whole daywith him. Fly baby: Kim shares that between Brad’s touring and her commute to LA to film According to Jim, Huck was in four time zones by age 3 months. Brad as a dad: Bath time comes with a built-in story in the Paisley household — ‘The Adventures of King Bonzo’ — aka Huck, as told by dad. The peasantsline up outside the castle and await the news of the king’s bath. So Igive a play by play: Ladies and gentleman, I’m scrubbing his feet! I’m3/4 of the way done! And then when the king is clean, there’s a hugecelebration! Listening over the baby monitor, Kim laughs, Bath times are hilarious. Brad’s a great dad. It’s really fun to leavehim with Huck. No matter what happens, when I ask how it went, thefirst thing Brad says is, ‘Oh, we had a ball.’ Kim as a mom: I knew Kim would make a good mom, but she’s 10 times better than I ever thought she’d be. On Huck’s personality: Kim says, Huck’s like a happy Buddha. He’s happy just taking things in. Brad adds, He’s all boy. There’s nothing delicate about him. He’s a total guy andloves the remote control, so we’d stick the remote down and he’d makehis way to it. He’s easier to handle now. If you put him down with a bucket of toys,he’ll amuse himself rather than looking at you for an hour. And that’skind of how it ought to be in life. He’ll need to explore a bit, andthen if he needs us, we’ll be there. What not to wear: We have to compromise on what he wears. I bought a French outfit withblack polka dots and red frills. Brad made me take that back! Too’girly!‘ Home life: The couple built a log home in Franklin, TN, and raise their son there — without a nanny, they add — and pride themselves on being — well, normal. Sundays include walks around a farm to feed the horses, and rides into town for Starbucks coffee and browsing at Barnes & Noble. Both of us are committed to not spoiling him. Everything should be earned and have a purpose. Even their house is designed to conform to their ideals. When we have another child, they’ll have to share a bathroom. And if we have more than two, they’ll share a room. It’s a big house, but we wanted it to be humble. Source: People, Country issue, p. 38-45. Thanks to CBB reader Lauren.