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Following an epic birthday bash on Thursday, October 17, Kim shared a quieter, more intimate moment she experienced with Ariana when they went out to dinner for her big day. The photo posted on Instagram shows Ariana smiling while Kim looks at her lovingly.
As if that wasn't already adorable enough, Kim also wrote a touching tribute to her daughter on Instagram, reflecting on the journey of raising her from little girl to now a young woman. "My sweet @arianabiermann I can’t believe you are 18 today!! These last 18 yrs have been so incredible. You have brought so much joy to our entire family! You gave me more strength [than] you will ever know! You taught me more than I honestly thought I could ever learn," Kim gushed in the post. "We made it!! I always knew we would."
Kim ended her message by looking to the future and showing her excitement for all the amazing things Ariana is bound to achieve in the years to come. "I am so proud of you and the woman you have become. Your heart, kindness, generosity, constant willingness to help, determination and drive [don't] go unnoticed! You truly AMAZE me," she wrote. "I look forward to watching you move mountains, chase your dreams and accomplish all your goals! There is no doubt you are a force to be reckoned with. Your dad, siblings and I love you far beyond words could ever describe! HAPPY BIRTHDAY."
Throughout the day, Kim also shared the cutest, most precious photos of Ariana from throughout her childhood in her Instagram Story.
This has been a huge week for Ariana. On Tuesday, October 15, Kim revealed that Ariana had been accepted to her "dream" college, Arizona State University. "So she is beyond excited. I am, too, a little sad but so excited for her. That was her dream. God is good, honey," Kim said in her Instagram Story. "If you don't hear from me this week, it's 'cause I'm crying in my room."
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