The Real Housewives of Orange County alum Alexis Bellino recently announced her split from Jim Bellino after some 13 years of marriage. And though any divorce is tough, the Orange County mom is determined to use this chapter in her life as a fresh start — and to spend plenty of time with her three kiddos.
Just last month, Alexis took her kids to Montana for a fun family vacation. And on July 18, she gave followers another update from the mommy front with a heartfelt post on Instagam. In the post, Alexis admitted that the transition has been tough on her and Jim, but that they are doing all they can to keep their little ones happy — even if that means feeding them previously forbidden foods.
To caption a photo of 12-year-old James and 10-year-old twins Melania and Mackenna, Alexis wrote in part: "My kids are on cloud nine right now because they are getting top ramen for the first time EVER tonight. I usually cook a four course meal, and limit all junk food like top ramen and sweets, but right now is “grace period survival mode.” Right now we eat on paper plates and just survive. Jim and I are juggling the kids every two days in our main home so that the kids don’t feel this transition so much ... It makes my heart happy to know that these kiddos don’t feel this- they didn’t even want a four course meal tonight. They begged for top ramen today and I caved because I don’t have the energy to say no. And all I want is to see their smiles. So I’ll do whatever it takes."
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