Full house! “oktomom” Nadia Suleman has 14 children and the California resident documents their busy life through social media.
The former adult film star was already the mother of Ameerah, Calyssa, Elijah, Jonah, Joshua and Aidan when she gave birth to octuplets named Nariyah, Isaiah, Maliyah, Jeremiah, Noah, Josiah, Jonah and Makai in January 2009.
The little ones turned 13 in January 2022 and the California State University, Fullerton grad celebrated the milestone with an Instagram tribute.
“You are all growing up to be some of the most kind, humble, grateful and loving people I have ever known,” Suleman captioned a family photo at the time. “You all have rare and unique characteristics and are unlike any other child your age, especially in our current society. You are selfless, altruistic, non-materialistic and loving, fearing, followers of God. … I don’t know what I could possibly have done to be so richly blessed. I love you.”
The former psychiatric technician told The New York Times in December 2018 that she lives with her brood in a three-bedroom California mansion. Her youngest children take turns sleeping on the couch, Suleman revealed at the time.
The Octomom home alone star told the outlet that her kids know “everything” about her previous stay in rehab and sex tape, explaining: “They know, they’ve been through it with me. A huge weight was lifted off them when I went back to who I was. We struggled financially, but it was such a blessing to be free of that. Those were chains.”
In August of the following year, she spoke of the “total care” needed by her “severely autistic” son, Aidan.
At the time, Suleman referred to him as her “adolescent baby” via Instagram, writing, “He needs complete assistance in meeting all needs in activities of daily living. Aidan is non-verbal, needs to eat, change (he is not potty trained), bathe and supervise one-on-one as he has no safety awareness and would walk aimlessly into traffic. I, his mother, am and have always been his ONLY caregiver. This ‘job’ is my life (except for caring for 13 other children on my own). My children are my LIFE.”
The 666 the Devil Child star went on to explain that she wanted to show her followers her “real life” and prove to “judgmental critics” how seriously she takes motherhood.
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Keep scrolling to see the most beautiful photos of Suleman with her kids over the years, from Mother’s Day celebrations to back-to-school photos.
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