New to Bounty?
She might have forged a reputation based on her tough love personal training style, but when it comes to her son Axel, Michelle Bridges is a mummy marshmallow!
The former Biggest Loser coach has shared a heartwarming – and a little heart wrenching – tribute to the beautiful boy she shares with former partner, fellow celebrity fitness trainer, Steve ‘Commando’ Willis on his first day of school on Thursday and we’re not teary … you are!
Big school, here he comes!
Alongside an image of herself 5yo Axel in his school uniform and a series of never before seen throwback images of him as a baby, the 50yo mum-of-one shared: “Sometimes is just important to take note when something big in your world happens… and feel.
“My heart is literally outside of my body and walking into his own world,” she continued.
“I wish for wonder, joy, excitement, challenges, obstacles, kindness, camaraderie, goodness, conversations, belly laughs…
“Gosh, so much. How does one take it all in?”
“We’ve made it my darling,” she continued. “There’s more to come. But here we are today. And I will be with you every step of the way.
“It’s a gift. 🙏🏼❤️ I love you. Mumma”
“My heart is literally outside of my body and walking into his own world,”
The fitness expert recently admitted that she had been dreading Axel to school for the first time in an interview with The Daily Telegraph.
“I will probably shed a tear,” she confessed, adding, “I am a basket case at the best of times when it comes to my son but I will try not to embarrass him.”
It feels like yesterday that little Axel was a newborn.
Not worried about her little boy with his “strong, wonderful and fun personality” making new friends, the star admitted it was more the feeling of time slipping away that her emotional.
“My baby is going to school. I don’t know what happened to the last five years. It is quite overwhelming in a way.”
Michelle is emotional at the time slipping away.
Michelle is not the only celeb sharing her experience when it comes to sending kids off to school this year. Check out the other celeb kids donning a uniform in 2021 in the gallery below.
Jana Pittman’s daughter, Emily starts big school
“Incredible. So proud of my little lady first day at #primaryschool today! Such a big girl, she was ready to ditch me at the gate but I was the one who couldn’t let go haha.. #mumlife #kids #backtoschool #family”
Rebecca Judd’s 9yo Oscar and 6yo Billie Kate head back to school
Good luck kiddos. Can’t wait to see what you achieve this year 🤓🤓”
Little Indi Warner starts school
“First day of school for our gorgeous Indi. @davidwarner31 and I are extremely proud parents. #backtoschool”
Scout Denyer is off to big school
“First day of big School.
She was ready.
She woke up early.
“I can’t believe this day has come.
Where did time go?
Watching her run off, holding hands with her teacher .. got me all choked up.
“I’m so happy to see her grow up, but highly emotional too..
“Big hugs for other parents who’s little kids start School this week and next.”
Evie Bickmore had an emotional first day at school
“These photos do not convey the emotional roller coaster that was 1st day of school today,” shares Carrie.
“Lots of tears and anxiety but thanks to her teachers for assuring us that after a rocky start Evie is now as happy as Larry. I am now sitting in a coffee shop not sure whether to laugh or cry but utterly exhausted. Hope she didn’t notice my tears behind my glasses. Deep breaths everyone 😘”