Tori Bates Smith and her husband Bobby Smith are excited to welcome a new addition to their family. Their first child, Kade (whose full name is Robert Ellis "Kade" Smith IV), is about to celebrate his first birthday next month. But the young couple are already gearing up for their second baby, who they plan to name Kolter Grey.
The couple announced their good news on Instagram. The post reflected the absolute thrill and excitement they are having in sharing and living this news.
The reality star captioned their son's picture, "We are so excited that our life after April 2020 will hold twice the adventures, giggles, grins, and hugs when we get to meet our second little boy, Kolter Grey! Most importantly, we are so thankful and in awe for the opportunity to raise two little boys that we already pray will become mighty men of God. We can’t wait to step into this next crazy adventure.”
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Mischievous giggles, hilarious moments, heart-melting smiles, and cozy little hugs...all elements of our life for the past year with little Kade. We are so excited that our life after April 2020 will hold twice the adventures, giggles, grins, and hugs when we get to meet our second little boy, Kolter Grey! Most importantly, we are so thankful and in awe for the opportunity to raise two little boys that we already pray will become mighty men of God. We can't wait to step into this next crazy adventure! 💙💙
This memorable moment for the family of three was captured by Taryn Yager of Knoxville, who is well known for beautiful baby shoots. US Weekly showcased these photographs in their magazine along with an exclusive interview with the couple.
"Our little Kade is almost a year old already, and these months have flown by so quickly," Tori explained. "It has been so much fun having him in our lives and we are absolutely thrilled to announce that God has blessed us with another baby boy coming April 2020. We are eagerly anticipating the day that we get to welcome to our family little Kolter Grey!”
Tori, 23, has appeared on the TLC shows 19 Kids and Counting and United Bates of America. She is currently featured in the reality show Bringing Up Bates on Up TV. Tori and Bobby started dating in November 2016, tied knot on December 16, 2017, and embraced their first baby on November 9, 2018. They are all geared up for the second child, who is expected by April 2020.
Other Bates family members are also pregnant alongside Tori Bates. Getting into the details, Whitney Bates and her husband Zach Bates had a miscarriage last year but are now expecting their third child. Erin Bates and her husband Chad Paine are expecting their fourth, whereas Carlin Bates recently announced she's expecting her first child with husband Evan Stewart. While being pregnant with her first child, Carlin had expressed her joy of sharing this experience with her sisters, who are now more like her best friends because they have so much to share.
Tori's announcement, which was made on Friday, October 18, is getting mixed responses from fans. Some are skeptical about the star giving birth to a second child within a year of the first. However, a considerable part of her fandom is hellbent on supporting the Bates family, which portrays the love they deserve.
This new bundle of joy will be the 14th grandchild for the Bates family. Tori's Dad, Gill Bates, has admitted to never using birth control, which is likely why he has 19 children, with Tori being his 7th child. Followers of Tori Bates cannot help but wonder if she is on a similar route. Only time can tell us more about this.