Nicole Ari Parker showed off the uncanny resemblance she shares with her two children in a heartwarming video. The doting mother playfully interacted with son Nicolas and daughter Sophie in the sweet clip.
Nicole Ari Parker is a doting mother of two beautiful children and never hesitates to proudly flaunt them at any chance she gets. Over the weekend, the actress displayed the deep bond she shares with her son Nicolas and daughter Sophie.
Parker did her unique version of the famous #bussitchallenge with her kids taking the spotlight. The clip began with young Sophie rocking a lovely new fringe hairstyle that beautifully framed her face.
Actress Nicole Ari Parker at Hallmark's "Home & Family" at Universal Studios Hollywood on October 4, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images
The teenager playfully rambled words as she made faces at the camera, proving that she was indeed her mother’s carbon copy. Parker is heard from the background, asking her daughter to help her with the sound of the Tik Tok challenge.
Sophie makes fun of her mother, asking her, “what?” before the scene changes to show her younger brother, Nicolas, staring at the computer on his lap. The 14-year-old looks up at the camera briefly before returning to his laptop.
Fans soon hear Sophie telling her mother, “that’s what squats are for,” after which the “Soul Food” star brings her face into the frame of the camera, telling her daughter to hand over the phone. The cute video was captioned:
“She gets one little blowout & now she got all the answers & he got sarcastic questions.”
When it comes to parenting her kids with actor Boris Kodjoe, Parker has been open about what it’s like to navigate their exploratory stage as teenagers, especially regarding controversial topics surrounding sexual matters.
Despite having a glamorous life as actors, Parker has often shared that they live normal lives.
In 2019, she revealed that she spoke to Sophie about kissing, educating her on the emotional side to the act. The 50-year-old mentioned that she tries as much as possible to keep the communication lines open between her and her kids.
She also encourages them to ask her anything while doing her best to keep it real with them on tricky subjects like racism. The “Brown Sugar” actress and her husband have been married for almost two decades.
The pair first met on the set of the 2000 Showtime series and have since become the envy of many in the industry. Despite having a glamorous life as actors, Parker has often shared that they live normal lives.
She once shared their secret to a long marriage, saying that she and the “Station 19” star have a pact to go through the rough times together because there is joy at the end. The lovebirds celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary in May.
Parker documented the eventful day on social media. The couple enjoyed a meal at a restaurant then went for a romantic morning beach walk that featured a soulful performance from musician, Baba The Storyteller.