Catelynn and Tyler Baltierra, stars of the hit MTV actuality sequence Teen Mom: OG, lately celebrated their firstborn daughter’s tenth birthday by posting candy footage of Carly, whom they gave up for adoption in 2009 through the first season of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant, with their second daughter Novalee on Instagram.
“10 years ago yesterday, we were only 17,” Tyler wrote in a heartfelt caption alongside the picture. “10 years ago, we brought you into the world. 10 years ago, we only got to hold you by ourselves for a half hour in the hospital as we just cried & stared at you, remembering every little detail of how absolutely perfect you were, since we knew that even though we just met, we had to say goodbye. 10 years ago, we had to make the hardest decision of our lives & give you everything your innocent life deserved that we just couldn’t provide at the time. 10 years ago, we held each other & wept as we watched you drive away in the back of the car with the only parents that were worthy to be yours. 10 years ago…your life changed so many others for the better & has blessed more lives than I can count. We love you so much & hopefully get to see you soon baby girl. Happy Birthday Carly.”
The couple reunited with their firstborn daughter final 12 months once they drove to Raleigh, North Carolina to satisfy along with her adoptive mother and father, in addition to Carly’s adoptive brother. MTV was not allowed to movie the reunion, however the couple shared photographs of the day on social media, full with a candy image of Carly serving to little Novalee drink from a water fountain.
Although they have been thrilled to have the ability to spend the day with their firstborn, Tyler later advised an MTV producer that Catelynn spent the evening crying after returning residence, and added that it was extremely troublesome to know their two daughters wouldn’t get the possibility to develop up collectively.
“She was saying after raising Nova, she’s actually feeling that love you have for your kid, and after seeing [Carly and Nova] together she said it was really hard [to leave Carly],” he advised the producer, in response to People. “She said it just sucks — it sucks that we were so young, and it sucks that our parents sucked. We were little kids.”
Tyler added, “I know we’re not raising her biologically, but to see them together and think, ‘Oh man they’re not going to grow up together, no Christmas morning together.’ To see your kids together and watch them go away, it almost doesn’t feel right. It’s like nothing ever changes. When you’re 17 and saying goodbye, it’s like nothing ever changes.”
These days it seems they nonetheless have a good time Carly’s birthday, despite the fact that they aren’t at all times along with her. Last week, Catelynn posted a video of Novalee and some different relations singing comfortable birthday to Carly earlier than Novalee blew out the candles. She wrote within the caption that it was their yearly custom to purchase her a cake and sing comfortable birthday, even when they’ll’t at all times have a good time along with her.
The couple lately welcomed one other daughter, whose identify is Vaeda, into the world in February, 2019.
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