Jennifer Lopez Wishes Twins Happy Birthday in Sweet Instagram Post

02/22/2016 at 07:45 PM ET

It’s a celebration!

Jennifer Lopez took to Instagram on Monday, letting the world know that it was a big day for her and her twins, Emme and Maximilian — their 8th birthday!

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE LIGHTS OF MY LIFE,” Lopez, 46, captioned the pic. “You have brought me nothing but joy and happiness since the very second you were born.”

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Courtesy Jennifer Lopez

In the snap, Lopez stands above her twins, holding them in her arms as they blow out the candles on a birthday cake decorated with sprinkles and Mickey Mouse faces.

“I am so proud of who you are and the beautiful loving caring people you are growing into. #coconuts8thBirthday #Iloveyoubeyondforever #maxandemme #February22nd,” she continued. “And Thank you everyone for all the beautiful birthday wishes and videos. They are so precious!!”

The singer welcomed her twins in 2008 with then husband Marc Anthony.

— Naja Rayne

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Em on

Rich people don’t do homemade birthday cakes for their kids. Ever! It’s kind of sad, in a way.

JLover on

I saw Jennifer in Vegas where she dedicated a portion of her show to her twins and it was very touching and it actually made me tear up a little. She loves Max and Emme so much. They are very lucky to have her as a mother because she has so much LOVE to give. I am sure they had an amazing birthday!

Pola on

A Mickey Mouse cake for 8y.old lol

Jaimie on

Her family is beautiful. Emme always looked like a precious mini JLo to me and based on this photo I think Max is starting to look a little more like Jennifer too! Cute babies!

Marc on

So many just don’t get that only YOU care about YOUR kids and most others don’t give a flying F!!!

kitty62862 on

They are 8 already!

Marsha on

kitty62862…I know – I really had to stop and think – I can’t believe it’s been 8 years – seriously!!

laurie on

My daughter is 29, I have never made a homemade cake, I am not rich, I just can’t bake. What a stupid comment. Very sad? Again, stupid comment. I can’t bake and don’t care too, I cook, I can cook a meal for 30 no problem.

Jill on

Why did she put Happy Birthday on Instagram to her 8 yr. old twins? It’s not like they have Instagram accounts and can read them. It’s all about attention for Jennifer. Ugh.

rocco on

not cute

Alice on

Her twins were born on 2/22! What a lucky lovely coincidence.

Emnem on

Looks like a screen shot of a horror movie preview. “…..just when you think life is perfect”….dun dun dun….

Anonymous on

Em, either do a lot of non wealthy people!
Anonymous, hilarious.
Jill, she put it on there, just like all the other moms and dads do….every single day. She’s no different.

So much hate being spewed.

Susan on

The Nannies are doing a good job! Nice of Jennifer to drop by!


Looks like her oldest child Casper Smart got a better birthday celebration.

laurie on

Rich people done do homemade cakes, neither do middle class people. I don’t bake, never, ever. I cook, I can cook for 30 people, and love it. My daughter is 29 and never had a homemade cake, she is fine, kind of sad she doesn’t have an ill effects from having the best birthday cakes ever. What a stupid comment.

Mimi on

Wow, you people are so mean! How many of you wish your child, niece, nephew etc. Happy Birthday on FB. How is JLO any different from you when she doing the same thing on instagram? People magazine is the one who decide it was “news”.

Shame on you for being so mean.

Ann on

Um her twins are already 8 years old! Time goes fast.

nikki on

hmmm i always had 2 cakes for my twins,

Val on

Her twins are so cute!

Ben on

Her twins are not cute at all!

Marisol on

@Ben , no her twins are not attractive since they look like their father but it’s not their fault.

Garcia on

Her twins have Special Needs that is why we rarely see pictures of them with their mother. JLO has stated this many times and has also said that she can not handle her son.