Fans React to Heather Rae Young Saying She’s a ‘Bonus Mommy’ To Tarek El Moussa and Christina Haack’s 2 Kids

Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young share plenty of loved-up posts on social media. Recently, the Selling Sunset star opened up about her relationship with her husband’s two children, whom he shares with his ex-wife and Flip or Flop co-star, Christina Haack. Here’s what Young said about El Moussa and Haack’s kids and how fans are reacting. 

Tarek El Moussa and Christina Haack smile and pose together.
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Tarek El Moussa had two children with Christina Haack before the ‘Flip or Flop’ stars divorced

Flip or Flop star Tarek El Moussa started dating Selling Sunset’s Heather Rae Young in 2019, and the couple married in October 2021. El Moussa was previously married to his Flip or Flop co-star, Christina Haack, with whom he shares two children, Taylor and Brayden. 

Young frequently posts about her relationship with El Moussa and his children on social media. On Jan. 17, she shared two photos of herself hugging El Moussa’s daughter, Taylor, on Instagram. “Twinning with my favorite girl in our sweaters 🤍,” Young captioned the images. “Ready to have a fun shopping day with daddy 🥰”

And it seems like El Moussa’s daughter likes Young just as much. In a scene from Tarek’s Flip Side, a miniseries about El Moussa’s personal life, Taylor said (per House Beautiful), “When I first met Heather, I felt this bond with her.” She added, “She’s so nice, she does all this kind stuff. She’s the best. I love hanging out with her.”

Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young smile and pose together at an event.
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Heather Rae Young revealed that she loves being a ‘bonus mommy’ to Christina Haack and Tarek El Moussa’s kids

On Mar. 19, Heather Rae Young opened up about her relationship with Tarek El Moussa and Christina Haack’s kids in an Instagram post. She shared a photo of herself and El Moussa with his daughter Taylor standing between them. They all have huge smiles on their faces, and Young and El Moussa both have their arms around Taylor. 

“My favorite thing is waking Tay & Bray up in the morning giving them big hugs and kisses and seeing their sweet smiles,” Young wrote in the caption. “I love being a bonus mommy and I’m so proud of them.”

She also wrote about learning “a lot from kids” and how “they are always so full of joy and have excitement for life.” Young concluded the post with the words, “My besties 🤍❤️”

Fans adore how much Heather Rae Young loves her husband’s children 

Heather Rae Young’s fans love getting a glimpse of her relationship with Tarek El Moussa and Christina Haack’s kids. They are sounding off in the comments section of the Selling Sunset star’s post.

One fan wrote, “This is amazing!!! Love your relationship you’ve built!!! ❤️” while another commented, “I love Heathers attitude, very positive and loving❤️”

Many fans love how Young named herself a “bonus mom,” and they are leaving comments like, “As a bonus mom myself, i LOVE seeing how much you love them! it’s such a special role in life ❤️”

“Being a bonus mom is the best! I never heard anyone say bonus mom before me! I love it,” another fan wrote. “I told my stepchild that I will never take the place of their mom! I am always here for you I am just your bonus mom!”

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