Her son, Louis, was excited to greet his new baby sister.
“When I look at Laila, there’s no doubt in my mind that she was supposed to be here,” says Bullock.
Laila, who was born in Lousiana, is one of 415,129 children who are currently in foster care in the US.
“I knew she was scared, and all I wanted was for her to know Louis and I weren’t going anywhere,” she says of her daughter, who has brought “pink and glitter in the house mixed with Legos and Batmans.”
Earlier this year, Sandra expressed concern over raising her son in a country where racial tension and discrimination is rampant. She mirrored the sentiments of Black mothers everywhere when she explained,
‘I want my son to be safe. I want my son to be judged for the man he is,” in an interview with Glamour Magazine.
She will now enter a whole new world of challenges raising a black daughter. Black womanhood in America comes with its own set of difficulties, but we are sure she will do everything she can to be a supportive and loving role model for her daughter.
“My family is blended and diverse, nutty, and loving and understanding,” she says. “That’s a family,” she concluded.