Heidi Klum on Her Crafty Family: 'They're the Cutest!'

05/10/2009 at 01:00 PM ET

With Mother’s Day being celebrated today, Heidi Klum is stocking up on the tissue boxes! While she’s spending the day with her brood — Leni, 5, Henry, 3 ½, and Johan, 2 — the supermodel laughs to Ocean Drive magazine that her day is never complete without shedding a few tears, albeit happy ones! “Usually they make something for me, and I have to cry because they’re the cutest,” the expectant mama reveals.

“I’m a tough woman, but when it comes to my kids, forget about it; I’m always in tears.”

Homemade gifts aren’t unusual in the Klum-Samuel household, with the threesome decorating small planter pots for last year’s Mother’s Day celebration. “That’s how we are; we’re a very arts-and-craftsy family,” Heidi shares. Fortunately for the children, with dad Seal‘s schedule often filled with days spent on the road, they’re provided the prime opportunity to break out the markers! “We include the kids in all the holidays and when Papa comes back from a concert we make signs that say welcome home,” she reveals.

“He’s always coming and going, and the kids understand it and know that when he comes back it will be something special.”

Heidi and Seal expect their next child, a daughter, in October.

Source: Ocean Drive

— Anya

FILED UNDER: Maternity , News , Parenting

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Myam on

Awww this is cute! I love artsy-crafty families. 😀

Cami on

She has a beautiful family. She’s so blessed.

molly on

Is Leni’s name pronnounced like “lenny” or “lenyi”

cas on

sounds like a cute family!

CelebBabyLover on

molly- I think Heidi pronunces it like “Lay-nee”.

Chris Richards on

I was a huge (still am) a huge fan of SEAL. He has one of those voices that just hits a nerve and has such a beautiful spirit to it. I think he’s amazing, been through so much and inspires!! I heard of his recent acoustic set that he did with David Foster and so I googled it and found it here and wanted to share with other loyal SEAL fans!! Definetly watch it, and share with other fans. I am sure we can spread the word on this. He needs to come back full force, we’ve missed him so much!!!

Enjoy!! =]