“When I look at Laila, there’s no doubt in my mind that she was supposed to be here,” the 51-year-old star said in an interview with People magazine. “I can tell you absolutely, the exact right children came to me at the exact right time.”
Laila is a three-year-old adorable girl from the Louisiana foster care system. She had been living with Sandra and 5-year-old son Louis, who she adopted in 2010, for some time before her placement was finalized.
“I knew she was scared, and all I wanted was for her to know Louis and I weren’t going anywhere,” Sandra added. She says her daughter has brought a lot of “pink and glitter in the house mixed with Legos and Batmans.” …show more content…
In her interview, she confessed that she knew she was ready to adopt when her son told friends, '”I'm gonna have a baby soon. I don't know it's name yet, but it's coming.”
The devoted parent told the magazine the process felt very much like witness protection. She also feared that the adoption would be jeopardised by the fact that she's a famous star.
When Laila joined the family, Sandra took care to make sure she felt safe and secure following her disrupted early years as she mentioned that her daughter sometimes hides away in the closet. The adoption news comes after it was claimed that her new beau, model and photographer Bryan Randall has “moved into” her Beverly Hills