90 Photos of Thomas Rhett & Lauren Akins' Adorable Growing Family

Thomas Rhett is a girl dad through and through with the November 2021 arrival of Lillie Carolina

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Fabulous No. 4

On Nov. 17, 2021, the couple announced the arrival of their fourth daughter, Lillie Carolina. "@laur_akins you are my hero. Watching a child being born is legit a miracle. 4 under 6 here we go!" wrote Thomas Rhett. In her own post, Lauren wrote the family was "over the moon" about their new addition.

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Stars' Wars

Dad was on trick-or-treat duty in 2021, taking his girls out with a fully clad Star Wars crew.

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Swing Thing

Thomas Rhett captured an extra-adorable shot of his daughters kicking back on a swing in the summer of 2021.

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America the Beautiful

What's red, white and beautiful all over? This growing family!

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Dad Rocks

On Father's Day 2021, Lauren penned a sweet tribute to her husband, calling him "THE BEST" dad. "I hope today you felt as loved as you are," she wrote.

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Sand in Their Toes

Life's a beach when you're part of the Rhett-Akins fam.

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Soon-To-Be Family of Six!

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Over Mother's Day Weekend 2021, Thomas Rhett and Lauren announced that they are expecting their fourth child โ€” and fourth daughter.

"Well... we are pregnant again!" he wrote in an Instagram post showing off his wife's baby bump.

"Tonight when I was on stage in Fort Worth about to play 'to the guys that date my girls' my wife talked to me in my (ear monitors) and said 'you can tell them if you want' so anyways, now you know," he continued. "We are pumped to be having our 4th girl🙌🙌🙌.."

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One-derful!

The family was clearly excited about Lennon turning one!

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"Same bed/kids/time/messy bun, different day, different matching pjs ๐Ÿ’— **post bath time photo op thanks to daddy's photography obsession ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜," Lauren captioned a photo with her daughters in matching heart pajamas.

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Pretty, Pretty Princesses

For Lauren, Willa Ada and Lennon, it's "princess life all day every day 💕."

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Snuggle Session

Thomas Rhett captured a photo of his wife snuggled up with Willa, Ada and Lennon in November 2020, captioning the snuggly snap, "First of many times watching The Santa Clause this year."

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Peace & Love

"Happy happy day ๐Ÿ’— #HEISRISEN ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ peace โœŒ๐Ÿผand love ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿพfrom montana ๐Ÿฅฐ," Lauren captioned a photo with her three little girls on Easter 2021.

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Beach Life

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For Thanksgiving 2020, the family of five made their way to the beach for some quality time. "So thankful for a few days at the beach with just us 5 🥰 ," Lauren captioned a family photo on the beach. "Plus donuts, bike rides, dreamy sunsets, hot chocolate in Christmas pj's, tiny seashells, going to bed early & lots of sandy toes."

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As Good As It Gets

It's not always easy to get a family photo when you've got three kiddos! "This is about as good as we got for a fam beach pic 😂 ," Lauren admitted on Instagram in October 2020. She added, "But the memories were soooo sweet 💕โ˜€๏ธ🐬💙🥰."

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Three Best Friends

"Three little besties in a teepee," the mom of three captioned a photo of her girls hanging out together in August 2020.

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Game Day

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The girls, well, volunteered their support for the Tennessee Volunteers at the start of the 2020 football season.

"๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก ITS FOOTBALL TIME IN TENNESSEE ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก" Lauren captioned this adorable photo of her daughters.

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Rhett put in the work fishing while his girls came along for moral support.

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All Smiles

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Thomas Rhett, Lauren Akins and their daughters. Thomas Rhett Akins/Instagram

In August 2020, the family snuck away to Colorado for some fishing, arts and crafts and โ€” of course โ€” s'mores.

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Mom's a Hero

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It ain't all matching outfits and sweet smiles โ€” sometimes, you're covered in spit up! Thomas Rhett posted a relatable snap of his wife on Instagram, captioning the photo, "@laur_akins you are my hero."

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Movie Night With Mom

The girls are all here! Lauren Akins posted a sweet selfie with her three daughters, Willa Gray, Ada James and Lennon Love having a movie night.

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Matching Moments

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On Mother's Day, Lauren posted a photo with her baby girls in matching shirts that read "TINY GIRL GANG."

She captioned the sweet snap, "Perk of being their mom: I can make ALL of us match ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’• (tiny) GIRL GANG comin atcha ๐Ÿฅฐ a lotttaaa estrogen up in this house. Sorry honey @thomasrhettakins ๐Ÿ˜"

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Smiley Baby

Lennon Love is working on her smile!

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Sweet Sisters

Willa Gray and Ada James take their jobs as big sisters seriously! Here they match with their little sister, Lennon Love, and look cute as buttons doing it!

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Sister Smiles

Willa Gray and Ada James always look like they're having the best time together.

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Birthday Boy

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A few days before celebrating his milestone 30th birthday on March 30, the "Marry Me" singer indulged his inner Tarzan and attempted to swing from a branch in his backyard โ€” only to wipe out halfway through, prompting a flurry of giggles from wife Lauren and daughter Ada James (AJ). "Welcome to 30," Lauren joked in the clip.

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Snuggle Session

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"This is about the sweetest thing on the planet," Rhett wrote of daughter Willa Gray cuddling with her new baby sister Lennon Love. We couldn't agree more!

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Welcome to the World

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Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins, welcomed their third child, a baby girl named Lennon Love, to their family on Feb. 10, 2020.

"Lennon Love Akins ๐Ÿ’• 9lbs 2oz of lovveeee with lots of dark hair and blue eyes ๐Ÿ’™ we could not be more in love ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—," Akins announced on Instagram.

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SISTERS ON DUTY

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Lennon's sisters, Willa Gray and Ada James are already nailing their big sister duties!

"Our early Valentine baby was born yesterday, February 10th and her sisters couldn't be happier to finally get to kiss her little face ๐Ÿฅฐ," Akins captioned a photo of her three children.

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XOXO

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Lots of hugs and kisses for little Lennon, who was born just before Valentine's Day!

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SWEET KISSES

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Willa Gray gave her baby sister a sweet kiss ...

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SISTER SNUGGLES

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... while Ada James shared a sweet snuggle.

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BABY LOVE

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The mom-of-three is clearly so in love with their newest addition.

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MOM & HER GIRLS

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"Might be the last time I can hold all 3 girls this easily," Akins captioned this photo of sweet photo of her and her girls just days before her due date.

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SNUGGLE BUGS

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Nothing like a nap with mom on Christmas morning! The Akins girls were tuckered out after a very busy holiday.

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PARTNERS IN CRIME

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Ada James and Willa Gray look ultra-cool cruising around in their pink Jeep, which the pair got for Christmas.

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FAMILY SELFIE

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According to Akins, Willa Gray insisted that the family "really needed to take a selfie" on their way to a candlight church service.

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CHRISTMAS TREE HUNTING

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Is there anything cuter than Ada James and Willa Gray in matching outfits?!

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THANKFUL

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On Thanksgiving 2019, Akins reflected on her life before she had three children. "This day 2 years ago we were spending Thanksgiving in Uganda trying to get our first baby girl, Willa Gray, home💕-it was also 2 weeks before I got a "stomach virus" in Africa that actually turned out to be our second baby girl, Ada James💕," she wrote on Instagram.

"I hope I never take for granted our family all being together here because I very clearly remember 2 years ago desperately wanting to be in my home with my baby and my family, and now here we are 2 years later💛💛💛💛💛💛💛."

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THE CUTEST DATES

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Willa Gray and Ada James rocked the red carpet the the CMA Awards with their mom and dad!

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ADVENTURE TIME

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Great views + adorable kids = one cute family photo! The family celebrated Lauren's 30th birthday in Moab, Utah.

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KISS THE GIRL

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Willa Gray makes the sweetest Ariel to Thomas Rhett's Prince Eric.

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THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

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The family decided on Wizard of Oz themed costumes for Halloween 2019, with Lauren Akins playing the part of a very pregnant Cowardly Lion.

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SPOOKY SPIRIT

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In August, the family decided that it was time to start preparing for Halloween!

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BABY MAKES FIVE

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"Excited to share that I will now be paying for 3 weddings๐Ÿ˜‚," Dad joked in his Instagram caption, revealing the family is growing. "I feel so blessed to say that our third child is on the way and it's a girl!! I love you so much @laur_akins. WG and AJ, y'all are gonna be the best big sisters! Bring on the crazy."

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PINK LADIES

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"We decided we didn't have enough princess dresses around the house so we're adding another Akins baby girl to the family early next year ๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—," Lauren joked in her post.

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BABY KISSES

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"Willa Gray prays for her every night (heart in a puddle every time😭😭) & she and Ada James love to touch my belly and talk to her😭😭💗💗💗," Lauren shared of the girls' relationship with their growing baby sis.

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LOOK WHAT GOD GAVE HIM

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Rhett shared a cute father-daughter selfie on Instagram, writing, "So glad to be home."

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BEST MOM EVER

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Alongside a stunning family photo, Thomas Rhett writes a sweet tribute to his wife for Mother's Day 2019.

"Happy Mother's Day to my beautiful wife. honey, there isn't enough space on this page to describe what you mean to me, Ada and Willa Gray. So let's just start by saying you are super woman. you are the most beautiful human inside and out. You make me a better person and dad every single day. I hope that you can find some peace and relaxation today. I love you so much."

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SPRING THING

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The Akins family has the "sweetest Easter" thanks to their two little bunnies.

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SINK OR SWIM

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Thomas Rhett's Easter 2019 post features his girls โ€” and a freshly caught fish.

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MATCH GAME

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On an April 2019 pic of his growing girls, Thomas Rhett uses the lyrics from his song, "Remember You Young."

"Hey babies, crawlin' on the carpet/No, you won't be that little for long/One day you'll move away but you're still gonna stay/This innocent after you're gone."

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MOVIE MANIA

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The couple takes their "little princesses" out for a spring 2019 movie night.

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LADIES WHO LUAU

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Has there ever been a cuter pair?

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MOVING MOUNTAINS

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"They were both really happy in this pic I promise," Dad joked in this spring 2019 snap.

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BE MY VALENTINE?

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February 14 has even more meaning for Lauren now.

"Watching Willa Gray be the sweetest big sister melts my heart! She loves Ada James so well and AJ isn't having a good day until she's with her "seeser" "

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SNOW BUNNIES

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The smiling family of four warms up in the snow.

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CHRISTMAS CREW

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The family's 2018 Christmas party takes place at ... an airplane hangar. Matching ensembles required.

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STREET EASY

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In December 2018, Thomas Rhett gives his family quite the treat: a trip to Sesame Street!

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MONSTER MASH

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Awww! The family gets scary for Halloween 2018, dressing up as the cast of Monsters, Inc.

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DOWN TIME

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The foursome builds a fort for a home viewing of Tangled.

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BIRTHDAY BABY

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It's your birthday! The country singer shared a sweet photo of daughter Ada James' birthday party in which the little girl sat on her high-chair wearing a pink bedazzled party hat with the number one on it.

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CITY KIDS

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"The perfect Chicago day," Thomas Rhett captioned this summery portrait of the family posing in front of the city skyline.

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DISNEY DARLINGS

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"When you wish upon a starโ€ฆโœจ" Akins captioned an adorable shot of sisters Ada James and Willa Gray rocking matching Minnie Mouse-themed rompers while Cinderella Castle can be seen in the background.

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MOMMY DEAREST

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"Perfect pool day with my babies and our fam celebrating the mamas in our lives," Lauren captioned this sweet snapshot on Mother's Day in 2018.

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TENNESSEE TEAM

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"Brought our girls back to good ole rocky top today," wrote Lauren, captioning this photo of the family in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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I'M ON A BOAT

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Ada James, Willa Gray and their mom take full advantage of the country crooner's work obligations in always-sunny L.A.

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HOP TO IT

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The Akins family gets in the holiday spirit on Easter Sunday.

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BABY LAMB

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Lauren fawns over her baby lamb and "those baby lips."

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ALL BUNDLED UP

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Even dad Thomas Rhett can't handle the cuteness of Ada James dressed up in a lamb hat and puffy jacket.

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CHEER SQUAD

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Adorable photographic evidence that Willa Gray and Ada James are the newest members of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

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FUTURE STAR

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The Akins girls join their mama on the football field.

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THROWING IT BACK

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In honor of Willa Gray's second birthday, Lauren shares sweet photos from her and Thomas Rhett''s trip to Uganda, where they first met their future daughter. "God not only answered our prayers for over a year when you came home, but He WAY exceeded them by giving us you. I love getting to be your mama & watching you shine," Lauren wrote on Instagram. "Happy birthday to my first baby, I love you to the moon and stars my precious little one."

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THE BEE'S KNEES

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Aww! Thomas Rhett is the bee keeper to his little bees on Halloween.

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BABY LOVE

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Ada James cuddles up to mom as she celebrates her 2-month birthday in October.

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PUMPKIN PICKIN'

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Fall 2017 marks the start of many family milestones, from watching Hocus Pocus for the first time with the kids to watching Willa Gray carve her first pumpkin.

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PEEK-A-BOO

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"Willa Gray loving fall, pumpkins & Halloween," Lauren writes on Instagram, captioning a sweet sister photo at the pumpkin patch. "AJ will learn to love it we hope haha."

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BIRTHDAY FUN

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Happy birthday, Willa Gray! The new parents ring in their almost-2-year-old daughter's big day with a super sweet celebration, featuring a unicorn piรฑata, jars of candy and an elaborately decorated unicorn cake.

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SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE

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The country singer posts a sweet Instagram message (and photo!) to his wife on their anniversary. "5 years of marriage with this beautiful woman. A lot has changed since our last anniversary. We have cried a little but have laughed and loved harder than we ever have. Love you baby! Here's to so many more. You + me"

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COMING TOGETHER

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The family of four poses for pictures while attending a wedding, where Willa Gray served as flower girl. "Our happy (& tired, but mostly happy) little family," captioned Lauren.

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BURST OF COLOR

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Lauren and Willa Gray have themselves a date night, which includes face painting and "watching daddy" perform.

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BIG DAY

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"How we feel about Willa Gray's first official day of school," wrote Lauren, captioning a father-daughter photo on Willa Gray's special day.

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FEELING THE LOVE

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The gang's all here! Lauren Akins and Thomas Rhett, along with daughters Willa Gray and Ada James, are caught in a too-cute candid moment during a photo shoot with PEOPLE. Since adopting 21-month-old daughter Willa Gray from Uganda in May and welcoming baby Ada James in August, "there's never a dull moment," Lauren says. "We're tired, but we're happy!"

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DADDY & ME

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Thomas Rhett snuggles with daughter Ada James, who he and wife Lauren welcomed on Aug. 12. "Getting the hang of it I think," he wrote on Instagram.

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WELCOME TO THE WORLD

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Mom and Dad, meet Ada! The couple can't help but gush over their newborn daughter. "Last night at 10:28 PM Ada James Akins was born and it was truly the most amazing thing I have ever experienced," the country singer shared. "I can't believe that we have two daughters!!"

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OH, BABY

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Ada James is here! The family's newest addition is already a fashionista in the making, sporting a pink bow for her Instagram debut.

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SISTER, SISTER

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Big sister Willa Gray plants kisses on her little sister during their first meeting.

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TWINNING MOMENT

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Leave it to the country crooner and his daughter, Willa Gray, to slay the style game, wearing their Japanese kimonos for an impromptu photo shoot.

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LIFE'S A BEACH

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Lauren balances daughter Willa Gray on her growing baby bump during the 1-year-old's first-ever beach outing.

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TERRIFIC TRIO

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"One more family pic from last night...especially because baby girl #2 looks like she's about ready to party and Willa Gray is actually looking at the camera plus we NEVER take photos together so I'm milking it while I can," Lauren wrote on Instagram, captioning an adorable family photo on the Fourth of July.

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FAMILY MATTERS

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There is never a shortage of smiles for the Akins family, who comes together for a group pic following Willa Gray's homecoming.

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