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Kate Hudson’s Birthday Tribute to 16-Year-Old Son Ryder is Too Cute

Kate Hudson is feeling nostalgic over her firstborn’s 16th birthday. The actor posted a sweet throwback video of son Ryder Robinson, whom she shares with her ex Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes. In the video, Ryder is blowing out the candles on his 2nd birthday cake while everyone sings “Happy Birthday” to him:

“I didn’t realize it would be here so fast! 16 years today. 16. I will savor these next couple years before he flies the nest. People sometimes get sad on days like this. Time creeps up on us and rocks us a bit, reminding us that the years don’t wait for us to be ready,” Hudson captioned the Instagram post. “Well, RYDER IF YOUR [sic] READING! I’M READY!!! I’m excited for your future. An amazing young man you are. I am honored that you chose me to be your mother. And here’s the thing…you still have two years under this roof. My roof, my rules 😉 Happy Birthday baby @mr.ryderrobinson”

And it’s pretty clear Hudson rules the roost. In this Instagram video, she and pal Liv Tyler rock out with Ryder’s electric guitar while he reminds his mom that his baby sister (Rani Rose, Hudson’s daughter with partner Danny Fujikawa) is asleep:

Hudson shrugs off Ryder’s warning, saying, “She sleeps through anything.” This is one old pro mom, and we love the glimpses into her family life. Hudson also shares son Bing, 8, with another ex, Muse frontman Matt Bellamy.

Happy birthday, Ryder — you have one rockin’ mama there.

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