Thomas Rhett and wife Lauren adopt daughter

Country singer Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren, may have one bundle of joy on the way, but that didn’t stop them from adopting another daughter, Willa Gray Atkins.

The couple shared the news on social media on Friday, May 12 with a family photo.

“Meet Willa Gray Akins! I can’t believe our daughter is finally home ????????,” Thomas tweeted. “Thank you to everyone who prayed every single day for this sweet girl.”

The year-long decision to adopt the child from Uganda came after Lauren assisted the charity, 147 Million Orphans.

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YALL ???????????????????? Our baby girl is hommmmeeeeee ???????????????????????????? Thank you Jesus for bringing our family together on the same continent finally 🙂 little cutie Willa Gray Akins came home yesterday after completely stealing our hearts in Uganda over a year ago & we're sooooo happy we just can't stand it ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? • • • **PARENTS OF THE YEAR: thank you mom & dad for bringing her home since this pregnant mama is officially grounded due to baby Akins #2 coming in August ???????????? • • • **FRIEND OF THE YEAR: thank you sweet @kaileydickerson for capturing some of the most special moments for us & for traveling with me to Uganda and back???????????? • • • ** our FRIENDS & our FAMILY OF THE CENTURY: y'all have walked through and prayed through every single moment of this adoption with us, were our ROCKS through it all, kept it a secret, and truly had faith & hope for us when we felt like we had none left. I could cry thinking about each one of you-y'all know who you are & we are beyond blessed with our community God has given us???????? we love y'all more than any words could come close to describing. I might just throw you all a giant party celebrating y'all ???????????????????????????????????????? • • • BRB STILL FREAKING OUT OUR DAUGHTER IS HOME ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

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On welcoming their daughter home, the “Craving You” singer equates the day to Christmas.

“It felt like a dream,” the proud mom told People. “I’ve dreamed of us all being on the same continent for so long. It finally feels like everyone is where they’re supposed to be.”

When she learned that she was pregnant, the process of the adoption wasn’t easy, as she had to make several trips back and forth to Uganda for Willa Gray.

Closing in on her third trimester, Lauren had to return from Uganda in order to have a pregnancy check-up.

Ohhh my goodness-the LOVE I have for this one ????

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“I probably could have pushed it, but I just didn’t want to think something could go wrong with my pregnancy,” Lauren recalls. “It felt weird leaving one daughter and making sure the other one is okay. But I couldn’t do it another way.”

The ACM Male Vocalist of the Year also had to adjust to parenting quickly. “It is very weird to be called ‘Dad’ by a little human being,” he says “But it is one of the coolest feelings in the world. Nothing beats that.”

The couple is due to welcome another daughter this August.

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