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Turia Pitt’s best mum moments with her two sons Hakavai and Rahiti show their sweet bond

These pictures totally melted our hearts.

By Bettina Tyrrell
Burns survivor Turia Pitt is an inspiration to all, and Australia has loved watching her resilience, confidence, and most of all, grow a family.
The 34-year-old welcomed her first son with her fiancé Michael Hoskin, Hakavai, in December 2017.
Her little boy was a blessing she named in honour of Turia's mother and their Tahitian heritage, and his important name translates beautifully to 'dance of the water.'
The poeticism imparted onto her firstborn was passed on to his brother, Rahiti, whose name translates to 'sunrise.'
Turia's parenting style is considered of the earth and filled with good-humoured admissions. However, she is also open about trials and anxieties she has weathered.
When Rahiti was born, she revealed on Instagram that while she was grateful to have two healthy sons, the change had its challenges.
"I'm overjoyed, delirious, sleep deprived and extremely emotional," Turia confessed.
"Sometimes my mind will race ahead of me - I need to get the washing in, send that email, get Hakavai's stuff ready for pre-school. I worry about how I'll sleep tonight, and what tomorrow will be like if I don't get enough (who am I kidding? Of course I won't get enough). It's exhausting," she said.
"So, what do I do about it? I remind myself to stay in the moment. In THIS moment. I try not to get too caught up in the future, and all the things that need doing, and focus on what is happening right here and right now."
As expected, Turia has a realistic but deeply encouraging approach when it comes to parenting.
Speaking with Mamamia, she expressed her desire to instil self-belief and resilience in her children.
"As a parent you want your kids to be happy," she told the publication.
"But I know it's not realistic that Hakavai is going to be happy all of the time, because of course he's not going to always get picked for the sports team or maybe he'll have his heart broken by a girl – all of these are very normal challenges we face.
"I really want to encourage him to grow self-belief and get that sense that if he puts his mind to something, he can make anything happen, and that was my hope behind the book."
From breastfeeding for the first time to finding the time to slap on a bit of makeup, Turia posts her experiences as a mum with glimpses into the Hoksin-Pitt family life, plus gorgeous snaps of the adored bub - and we can't get enough!
Keep scrolling to see all our facourite photos of Turia with her beautiful boys.

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