The actress gets maternal

Helen Flanagan had babies on the brain as she welcomed in the New Year.

The ex-Coronation Street star spent the first day of 2014 with boyfriend Scott Sinclair‘s cute niece and nephew and admitted it had got her feeling maternal.

Just broody,’ Helen, 23, captioned a picture of her meeting adorable baby Harvey on Instagram.

After confessing she was ‘in love’ with the little boy, Helen did some colouring in with Harvey‘s big sister Lilly before stopping for lunch.

Our little princess @kath_sinclair loved spending time with Lilly made my New Year’s Day 😍💗,’ the actress posted.

Loved-up Helen – who recently reunited with Scott, 24, after some time apart – was clearly keen to make a good impression on the footballer’s family.

Cleaning up before Scott’s parents come this morning 🐌🐏,’ the blonde star posted on Tuesday as she tidied.

Later on she finally let her hair down in a sexy selfie as she prepared to spend the holiday with the Sinclairs.

Happy New Year everyone hope you have a lovely night spending mine with Scott and his family ❤,’ Helen wrote.

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