January 19, 2020
Songstress Fantasia Barrino recently took to Instagram where she showed off her beautiful kids and fans trooped to the comment session to share their pleasant opinions.
Fantasia performs onstage during the 2018 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome | Photo: Getty Images
In the photo, Barrino's teen daughter and young son struck cute poses as they smiled for the camera. The proud mom let her children know how important they were to her with the caption that read:
"You are my strength."
Bck Online shares that Fantasia became a mom for the first time in 2001 after giving birth to Zion Quari Barrino. At the time, she was a teen mom who gave birth at the age of 16 and had to drop out of high school.
Back in May, Fantasia praised Zion In a now-deleted Instagram post after her during her high school graduation ceremony.
The excited mom wrote:
"Zion, You changed my life, you made all things right and at the time when most thought it was the End-for me when I became pregnant. It was really the beginning of a Beautiful Journey and now Look at "you" look at that smile."
CNN gives an account of Barrino's second child who she gave birth to in 2015. Dallas Xavier Barrino weighed 7 lbs 9 ounces at birth,
At the time of Dallas' birth, Fantasia did not share who the father was, but she was grateful that her baby was born healthy.
The "American Idol" alum was also going through some scandals at the time.
The star had gotten involved with a married man, Antwaun Cook, and after Cook's partner found out, she filed a child custody petition which Included allegations of an affair.
Christian Post shares that Fantasia is seemingly on good terms with her son's father and his wife.
The celebrity mom once shared an appreciation post, where she thanked God for her excellent relationship with Antwaun Cook and his wife.
Fantasia who can't get enough of her kids went emotional last year after she shared a birthday post as Zion turned 18. Essence reports that the doting mom shared a lengthy birthday post as she went emotional on the timeline.
Fantasia reminisced on past times when she was struggling as a single mom.
At the end of the post, Barrino made it known that she was grateful for how her daughter turned out.