Brad and his wife, actress Kimberly Williams, were married in 2003 —the same year as Trista and Ryan — and they also have young kids. Trista shared some valuable child-rearing advice from Brad in her first blog for Bachelor 13 star Molly Mesnick’s new site, Reality Through My Eyes:
“It was January 2008 and Brad Paisley was playing at the Pepsi Center in Denver. After appearing in his ‘Celebrity’ video in 2003, I was lucky enough to call him a friend and make it on an almost annual basis to see him and his band perform. This year he was actually able to hang out a bit and not immediately hop on a plane or bus to hit the next stop on his tour. Backstage, we gabbed about the milestones our baby boys had hit (Huck and Max are only 5 months apart) and how proud we were to be parents. I’m not sure why, but sleeping, or our kids lack thereof, became a hot topic. Not only could Brad completely relate to the struggle we were having getting Max to sleep in his own room, but he offered the BEST piece of parenting advice I probably will ever hear. He said: ‘Have you tried having him cry it out?’ After going through exactly 3 nights of crying, it worked for them like a charm. I was at my wits end and willing to try everything…so the next week we did.”
Read Trista’s entire blog for the rest of this story. Spoiler alert: It worked!
Can we now ask the Sutters to please pull a few strings and have Brad perform on The Bachelorette Season 8? Emily Maynard would probably love it.
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