Strictly Come Dancing Couple Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec Reveal Hopes for Second Baby
Strictly Come Dancing couple Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec recently welcomed their first child, daughter Lyra Rose. Just weeks after her arrival, the new parents sat down for an exclusive interview and photoshoot with HELLO! magazine to discuss their experience as new parents and their hopes for expanding their family further.
The Joy of Parenthood
Aljaz, who took a career break to focus on caring for Lyra after leaving Strictly last year, expressed his excitement about being a father. He shared, “I can’t wait to do daddy daycare – it’s my favorite job ever. I have waited to be a dad for so long, and I feel very lucky to spend so much time with my daughter.”
Dreaming of Baby Number Two
The couple is already thinking about their second child and planning for the future. Aljaz revealed, “Janette is still recovering, but I’m planning to keep the bottles, just in case.” It’s heartwarming to see their commitment to growing their family and their love for parenthood.
Unexpected Gender Surprise
Janette shared her surprise when she discovered she was expecting a girl. She always had the instinct that she would be the mother of a boy, but when they found out they were having a girl, she couldn’t stop crying with happiness. It was a beautiful surprise that brought immense joy to their lives.
The Meaning Behind Lyra’s Name
The couple explained how they chose the name Lyra for their daughter. Janette had always loved the name Rose as a middle name, so she searched for a powerful and punchy first name that would complement it. After exploring various names, including constellations of stars, they came across Lyra and instantly fell in love with the combination of Lyra Rose.
A Busy Winter Ahead
The family is gearing up for a busy winter as they prepare for their new Christmas show, Dancing in a Winter Wonderland. Lyra will join her parents on tour, and they are excited to have her be a part of this special experience. Grandmas will also be lending a helping hand to make things easier for Lyra.
Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec have embarked on an incredible journey of parenthood with the arrival of their daughter, Lyra Rose. As they settle into their roles as new parents, they already have their sights set on expanding their family further. Their love and joy are evident, and it’s heartwarming to see their happiness as they navigate this exciting chapter in their lives.
Pick up the latest issue of HELLO! magazine to read the full exclusive interview and see the beautiful photoshoot with Janette, Aljaz, and their adorable daughter Lyra.