26.01.2023 - 08:49 / dailymail.co.uk
James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly Van Der Beek are the proud parents of six children. And on Wednesday the former Dawson's Creek star paid extra special attention to daughter Annabel when he posted a series of daddy-daughter snaps, while wishing her a very happy birthday. '9 years old today. 9 years of getting to live in the same house with sweet, loving kindness personified,' Van Der Beek, 45, began the post, which was just the first of many loving compliments he heaped his little girl's way.
Birthday girl: James Van Der Beek, 45, took to his Instagram page to wish his daughter Annabel a happy ninth birthday on WednesdayThe Connecticut native, who left Los Angeles to raise his family on a spacious ranch in Austin, Texas in 2020, went on reveal that he 'always knew' Annabel was different from 'the moment you came out.'He also confessed to Annabel always being the winner of any kind of 'Make Dad Laugh competition, no matter my mood,' he continued in his birthday tribute. 'Sensitive people can be a bit more vulnerable to what this world throws at them, but may you are always find refuge inside that beautiful, soft heart of yours,' he said of his second oldest daughter, before adding, 'fully confident that gift of your presence is enough to offer joy to whomever is near - IF people are open.
If they’re not… it's their loss, not yours.'Sounding as if he had an extra bright twinkle in his eye, Van Der Beek concluded, 'Keep shining, kid. Keep dancing, keep laughing, and keep expressing every feeling as it comes up for you.
We're here for ALL of it. I love you.' Loving: The actor described Annabel as 'sweet, loving kindness personified' in his birthday tribute on Instagram Fun: The birthday girl showed off her playful.