The Kardashian family appears to reportedly be going through some sort of baby boom, and honestly we just can't keep up. After news broke that Kim Kardashian-West and her husband, rapper Kanye West, were expecting their third child via surrogate, fans were obviously excited. Then several media outlets announced on Friday that youngest sister Kylie Jenner was expecting her first child. Now, it seems Khloe Kardashian is also reportedly pregnant, and I'm not going to lie... I was excited. Because Khloe Kardashian has had the cutest aunt moments with her many nieces and nephews, and it's going to be sort of amazing to see her as a mom.
The Good American designer and her boyfriend of one year, Canadian basketball player Tristan Thompson, are reportedly expecting their first child together in January (coincidentally the same month that both Kardashian-West and Jenner are expected to welcome their babies; what a wild time that will be). Thompson is already the father of 9-month-old son Prince Oliver with ex-girlfriend Jordan Craig. A source close to the couple told People that both Kardashian and Thompson are "thrilled" to become parents together:
This is something Khloe has wanted for years and years and yet it’s more than that: she didn’t want it unless she was in the right relationship for it. She never let it happen with Lamar, intentionally, and she never considered it with James or French or anyone else she has seen. But this is such a wonderful moment for her: not only is she going to be a mother, she is going to be raising a child with a man she truly loves. Everyone is over the moon for them both.
Romper has reached out to Kardashian's representatives for comment, but has not heard back at this time. None of the three sisters — Kim, Khloe, and Kylie — have publicly confirmed their pregnancies.
Here are some great Aunt Koko moments to keep fans occupied as we wait for the final pregnancy confirmation.
Hanging Out With The Kids
Fans of Keeping Up With The Kardashians are well aware that the kids in the family light up like Christmas trees whenever "Aunt Koko" walks in the room. And she's always made it clear that hanging out with her nieces and nephews have been one of her absolute favorite ways to pass the time. Khloe captioned this photo of herself with Penelope, Mason (Kourtney's oldest two children with ex-partner Scott Disick), and niece North (Kim's daughter with Kanye West):
The best seat in the house with my Mermaids and my Mase.
Not only is Khloe willing to get her hair braided to match her nieces, she's also willing to sit and do crafts with them. This, as all moms know, is integral training that will come in useful when she has her own child.
The Kardashian women are well known for being careful about their appearance, and Khloe is no exception. The hair, the makeup, the clothes... always next level. But when it comes to getting a little love from her nephew Reign? She's willing to get a little messy. As she captioned this photo on Instagram:
Sweet dreams are made of this...
She's even willing to let North practice her makeup skills on her.
Khloe is also not above getting goofy with the little ones, another trait that will serve her well as a mom. Here she is with Penelope and North.
And rockin' out on a "wild Friday night" with Mason.
She Supports Her Siblings
Probably one of Khloe's best attributes as an aunt is her tendency to support her siblings as parents. Her brother Rob Kardashian, who has struggled with depression and an acrimonious split from ex-partner Blac Chyna, is the father of 10-month-old daughter Dream. And Khloe appears to have encouraged her brother to be a good father, according to People. She is also that sister who is always holding the baby for you.
Or having the kids for a sleepover (that's Mason's little foot from five years ago).
Or just "hanging with her squad."
Now that she might be about to become a mom herself, here's hoping that Khloe feels well prepared. Of course, it's always different when it's your own child. But she's put in some serious time in the trenches for the past nine years, and that has to feel like a step in the right direction.
Also, her family should be ready to be called into action as aunts and uncles themselves. Khloe's earned a little help.
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