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Jennifer Nettles: ‘I Don’t Think I’ve Established What It’s Like to Be a Working Mom’

12/04/2015 at 06:00 PM ET

Jennifer Nettles knows all about the struggle of being a working mom: She’s living it every day.

“It has been such a crazy shakeup of my life and identity,” says Nettles of having son Magnus Hamilton, 3 on Sunday.

“I still don’t think I’ve established … what it is to be a working mom. I just continue to juggle and do the best I can, and try to be the best mom I can. [I] love him, and show him what it is to have this life.”

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Jennifer Nettles Is Loving Her ‘Wildly Different’ Life

12/06/2013 at 01:00 PM ET

It’s been a whirlwind year for singer Jennifer Nettles, who celebrates the first birthday milestone of her son Magnus Hamilton on Friday.

“I cannot believe how fast the time has gone,” the new mom, 39, tells PEOPLE. “The amount of development that happens, to go from a little noodle into this ball of energy — arms, legs, hands!”

She adds, “He’s walking now. He’ll take eight to 10 steps, then plop down and look real pleased with himself!”

“Noodle” is just one of the pet nicknames Nettles and husband Justin Miller have for their boy. “I have many!” she admits while laughing.

“Mags is a good clipped short one. Magaroni and Cheese is a fun one. Somehow that turned into Magaroni Noodle and then sometimes it’s just Noodle, which has nothing to do with Magnus, but he’s a cute little noodle!”

Jennifer Nettles Magnus CMA Country Christmas
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Wow! Jennifer Nettles’s Billboard Awards Bling

05/20/2013 at 03:00 PM ET

Jennifer Nettles Billboard Music Awards

Pretty in pink!

Jennifer Nettles made her red-carpet return at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards — and the slim Sugarland singer stunned.

The new mom to 5-month-old son Magnus Hamilton chose an Edition by Georges Chakra satin gown with sequin detailing on the hip, back and sides, pairing it with Casadei heels and jewelry by Norman Silverman.

Nettles, 38, recently announced that she’ll be releasing her solo debut this fall. It’ll be her first project since delivering her baby boy in early December.

“I have appreciated all of your supportive messages and tweets as I have been giving myself the space to enjoy this most sacred, precious time,” she wrote earlier this month before sharing a photo of her son.
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Jennifer Nettles Introduces Son Magnus Hamilton

05/12/2013 at 01:00 PM ET

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Jennifer Nettles is finally sharing with the world what she already knows: her 5-month-old son is a blue-eyed joy!

And the Sugarland singer has revealed the first picture of her newborn. “So much love and joy on my first Mother’s Day! A very Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mamas,” she Tweeted Sunday, with a longer note to follow on her website.

Nettles gave birth to Magnus Hamilton with her husband, entrepreneur Justin Miller, in December. And she’s already adapting quite well to motherhood.

Jennifer Nettles Son Magnus First Photo
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