(CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and
out of the spotlight.)
I’ve been waiting — pretty impatiently, I have to say — to see pictures of Jennifer
Nettles‘ baby boy. And on Mother’s Day, she finally shared one of Magnus Hamilton Miller, via Twitter.
is now about 5 months old, which is one of the most adorable ages of all. In addition to the photo, Nettles
shared her thoughts on motherhood on her blog. She admits that her son has changed her life so much, that “this baby is
the boss of me” and that since his December arrival, she has been “enjoying snuggling and feeding and learning. Big time.
And she has some really good advice for other new moms out there: “You can read every book and website
(I’ve read them all), and listen to the well-meaning advice of family and friends, on how to get your baby to, for example,
sleep more or through the night. But guess what? This stuff is not one size fits all. Anyone who tells you it is, lies.” (I’m
with her on the liars. Later in Magnus’ life, they will be the moms insisting that their kids only watch educational TV, hate
sweets and put themselves to bed.)
She also thanks fans for giving her space to enjoy the first few months of Magnus’
life. “However, I am also bursting at the seams with pride,” she writes. “And so, it gives me great pleasure to say to you,