Besides being total marriage goals, Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock are proving what it’s like to have the most precious family. The proud parents-of-four, who have been married since October 2013, have made us fall in love with their growing brood over the years.

The couple first met in 2006 after Brandon’s father, Narvel Blackstock — who happened to be Reba McEntire‘s ex-husband and Kelly’s manager — introduced the two. At the time, the 42-year-old was married to Melissa Ashworth. Kelly, 37, and Brandon were only acquaintances until Narvel, 62, reintroduced them in 2012 following his son’s divorce.

The “My Life Would Suck Without You” songstress and her talent manager beau hit off immediately and were engaged just seven months later. “I’ve never been truly loved like I am right now,” Kelly once gushed to Cosmopolitan.

Before welcoming any children together, Kelly became the proud step-mom to Brandon’s two kids, who he shares with his ex-wife. “We all live together and everything. It’s so different, but it’s perfect. They’re awesome, and I actually really dig the mom thing,” Kelly revealed On Air with Ryan Seacrest back in 2013.

Eventually, the American Idol winner and her handsome hubby welcomed two children of their own in 2014 and 2016. “I sound like such a tool but becoming a mother has made me next-level confident,” Kelly admitted to Good Housekeeping in 2016. “I’ve never felt more empowered.”

We stan a strong woman! Scroll down below to meet the reasons why Kelly is one of the most amazing mamas around!