Dannii gave birth to son Ethan in 2010
Dannii Minogue has confessed that she never imagined she’d become a mother.
Her son Ethan – from her relationship with British model Kris Smith – is nearly 3 and Dannii’s still in awe of him.
When I turned 40, the thing that made me feel buoyant was the fact I had a baby,’ says Dannii, 41.
I didn’t think I would ever have a baby. I never had that ticking clock, so I was like, “WOW!”
I see some of my girlfriends now, who are over 40 and haven’t got kids, and they’re really starting to panic.
I think I would have been too, by now.’
Dannii’s noticed lots of positive changes in herself since becoming a mum, despite the challenges it brings.
You cry a lot more!’ the former X Factor judge tells Fabulous Magazine.
It rounds your personality, so I’m more confident and more relaxed. But it challenges you every day.
You wake up some mornings and think: “I don’t know how to do this…”
Ethan’s going through all sorts of changes at the moment and you can’t time them. Children do their things at their own pace.’
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