Janette Manrara, the host of Strictly spin-off show It Takes Two, may be busy with her hosting duties, but she always finds time for her baby daughter, Lyra Rose. Recently, Janette took to her Instagram Stories to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at her family life, and it was absolutely heartwarming. In the sweet clip, we see Janette cradling her little girl, showering her with kisses on the head. Lyra’s reaction is just too adorable for words.
A Journey to Parenthood
Janette and her husband, Aljaz Skorjanec, have embraced their role as parents wholeheartedly since welcoming Lyra into their lives in July. The couple, who gained fame through their appearances on Strictly Come Dancing, recently opened up about their initial struggles to become parents and their hopes for expanding their family. In an interview with Prima, Janette teased that she and Aljaz would love for Lyra to have a brother or sister in the future. However, they are aware that the journey to parenthood is filled with uncertainties. After facing challenges to conceive Lyra, the couple knows that there are no guarantees in life.
Lyra made her debut in the world of photoshoots in September when she appeared in HELLO! magazine. Janette proudly described her daughter as a “little superstar” who already loves the camera. The former Strictly professional dancers were overjoyed with their new addition to the family. Janette expressed her deep love and connection with Lyra, stating that nothing else compares to the bond between them. She mentioned how Lyra has already started recognizing her parents’ faces and voices, which brings them incredible joy. Aljaz also shared his excitement and awe as he watches their daughter grow and develop each day.
Lyra Rose was born on July 28 at London’s Portland Hospital, weighing 7lb 7oz. Janette reminisced about the day, describing it as the most perfect day. Before heading into the operating theater, she and Aljaz shared a slow dance, humming the song “Little Bitty Pretty One.” It was their chosen song for Lyra’s birth, and it created a beautiful and emotional moment. Both Janette and Aljaz were moved to tears. The couple’s love for their daughter shines through as they recount the breathtaking experience of becoming parents.
Janette Manrara truly embodies the role of a loving and doting mother to her baby daughter, Lyra Rose. Despite her busy schedule, Janette always makes time for her little girl. Janette and Aljaz’s journey to parenthood may have had its struggles, but they remain hopeful and open to the possibility of expanding their family. Lyra has already stolen the hearts of her parents, who can’t help but shower her with love and affection. The birth of Lyra Rose was a moment of immense joy and emotion for Janette and Aljaz, making every sleepless night and demanding day worth it. As Janette and Aljaz watch their daughter grow, they embrace the beautiful moments and look forward to the exciting milestones yet to come.