Sandra Bullock on Her Son Louis and Daughter Laila: ‘I Have the Loudest Children on the Planet’

09/09/2016 at 08:30 PM ET


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Sandra Bullock is loving being a mother of two, though she admits it hasn’t been a quiet experience.

The Oscar-winning actress caught up with old friend Harry Connick Jr. on his new daytime show Harry, and gave a cute update on her son Louis, 6, and 4-year-old daughter Laila.

“The babies are so good. So loud. So loud. I have the loudest children on the planet, I don’t know if it’s the acoustics, but they are amazing,” Bullock, 52, shares before the host adds, “That’s because they are New Orleans kids, man.”

In 2010, the star adopted Louis, who was born in New Orleans, when he was 3½-months-old. In December 2015, Bullock exclusively told PEOPLE she had adopted Laila from Louisiana, where she had been in foster care until age 3½.

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“They are just good, funny souls,” the proud mom said.

The loud moments of parenthood aren’t the only times Bullock has fun with her kids, she also enjoys quiet sleep time rituals.

“The most peaceful time of day is when I know for a fact that both of them are successfully asleep,” she previously told PEOPLE. “I can leave their room knowing we have another day under our belt.”

Harry premieres on Monday, Sept.12.

— Karen Mizoguchi

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Eyerony on

then why don’t you discipline them so they aren’t loud adult; it’s called parenting.

Kathy on

Eyerony, get the stick out!

craig on

She doesn’t have real kids, just fake ones; adopting kids is worse than a face lift or a boob job…such phoniness, and the kids are eventually all messed up…the worse are those out of race ones….don’t look at all like their parents….how sad.

laure50 on

This sounds like a happy bunch❤

Gretchen on

Craig, did your mother ever tell you, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” This just might be a good time to practice that.

Andrea on

Craig, If you had a heart, you’d have a great appreciation for adoption. It takes far more heart and soul to love someone else’s child as your own. I doubt you have nor will you ever receive as much love as an adopted child.

Guest on

Why cancel Queen Latifah’s show and replace it with the same thing only starring Harry?
Now here is a real story for Zendaya to get upset about…

Justme on

Trying to ignore all of the stupid negative people. They are challenging, but so precious…. Happy for Sandra that she has a nice little family, and Harry who I think is very talented and in my current top three list of handsome men alongside Kit Harrington and Daniel Craig.

Just a Duck on

If you’re raising banshees, just keep them away from the public. We don’t want to hear that.

Ellie on

I love SB. She is a great talent and always so down to earth. It sounds like she just loves motherhood and enjoying every minute.

Ellie on

Just read Craig’s hateful comments, so have to say…buddy you need help. You’re a nasty, vicious person and I only hope you go straight to the psych ward. Pronto.

Melissa on

Have any of you ever met little kids? I have. I teach 22 five year olds daily. They’re LOUD. Why are they loud? Because they’re just finding and figuring out their voices. They have no concept of volume in a given situation and think they’re being quiet when they’re not. So Sandra isn’t off when she says her kids are loud. That’s what little kids are and they’ll eventually learn to be quiet.

Angel on

Some of you are bunch of bitter people. It’s clear that she wasn’t saying her kids were loud because they are misbehaved, they’re just kids. Some people will look for reasons to bash someone. Just sad. Sandra seems like a caring person, who loves her children and enjoys life. She’s also stunning. Why people will says negative stuff about her is beyond me.

Trent on

She has such lovely teeth. Just makes me want to kiss her. And other things, but you can get in trouble for writing that. I just hope she can really go the distance. Kids are all noisy, they’re awesome! Adults can learn alot from them. Kids pick each other up. Adults knock each other down. Some adults are such chickens they hurt inconvenient children. Whose more grown up?

Carolyn on

Sandra is a good mother , she really loves Louis and Laila .

Johnny Ray on

Come on People at least give me the Civil Right to Defend myself! OK!

Johnny Ray on

Ok People Mag, can you at least see that Sandra gets the post on both of our behalves, I know it’s probably to long to post, but there’s an unresolved situation for me that needs justice and mitigating. and Sandra may be able to shed some light on a situation that was harrowing for a man…basically stalked in her namesake. And I’m not implying her.

Johnny Ray on

Or Sandra can refer to the internet article posted under the IFC and Five to Rotten to Miss Sandra Bullock Movies and read the full transcript and brief overview and summary of a long-running harrowing event that struck a man in the name of her brand. Where Sandra’s entity and namesake was used to subliminally stalk and persecute me behind my 7 year quest to find Sandra again after meeting her in 1999.

Johnny Ray on

Craig does have a point that is somewhat validated by human behavioral science. Lets handle this from a psychological perspective. Hollywood’s Elite is widely known for so-called Buying Children just look at the ramifications surrounded the Joan Crawford era. Where all kinds of Identity Crisis hit the home front and Human Beings are prone to research and discover who they are, and where they came from, adding the component of the Peer Group Association and the Ethnic imbalance manifest a sleeping Atom-Bomb. Regardless of Sandra Bullock’s ability to provide anything desired, statistics favor the fact that these kids will be very troubled kids and will personally face many issues. It will be hard to shelter them from the fact, and the desire to know their real parents. Sandra needs to focus on finding a mate who is a professional psychologist to help manage the challenges that lie ahead that she more than likely has not considered. For this will be a very challenged wealthy family…in need of a Strong, Compassionate. Humanitarian, and Educated Father.

Johnny Ray on

(Concluding from previous)…Sandra more than likely has many woes on the Horizon regardless of her power to fix. Where Money can not buy the Human Psychology and she needs a man who has the Vision to be able to see the Matrix she will be inevitably be confronted with. One who has experience and wisdom, and at least a 4 year degree. with some electives in psychology and human behavior. For Sandra has trials and very challenging times in her windshield. Not many men are going to stick around for her dilemma…for the money maybe. Sandra is going to have to have someone who is head over heals in love with her to last.

Johnny Ray on

Sorry I have to be so rough on you Sandra, Trent Portch your teenage buddy says I’m pretty popular in L.A. What about that! Anyways I do truly Love You, but what happened to me in your namesake just ain’t right. I don’t agree with terrorist using your brand to torture people don’t give a damn if it’s the law! So I’m sorry if I’ve posted frustrated feelings directed toward you at times in a hypothetical test to get a bearing on whether or not you were directly associated with the persecuting stalking actions that bestowed me and a certain Sandra Bullock wanna be internet predator from McHenry, Illinois by the name of Rich Allan Kretzschmar. 54 years of age, No not the Rocket Scientist another Rich K. For it’s astounding what I experienced trying to contact you again after 18 years. Do you remember the little resort town of Hot Springs on the North Asheville outskirts in 99?

Johnny D. Ray on

(continued)…in consideration of the overwhelming grueling circumstance in my life Sandra now coupled with a Heart Diagnosis, There’s the possibility I want live a normal life cycle Sandra, but do know I exhausted every aspect I know for seven years trying to reach you to find it punishing and unrewarding…as I was mistaken for something I am not. I do have a past but it’s not the man I am today. I just had this unexplainable desire to know you. like I already knew you. But I still believe in Miracles, even in the Dark Times!

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