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James Van Der Beek's Wife Kimberly Celebrates Him as an 'Incredible Example' for Their Kids on His Birthday

The couple is parents to six kids — Olivia, Joshua, Annabel, Emilia, Gwendolyn and Jeremiah

<p>Kimberly Van Der Beek/Instagram</p> James Van der Beek celebrates his birthday.

Kimberly Van Der Beek/Instagram

James Van der Beek celebrates his birthday.

James Van Der Beek's wife Kimberly is celebrating the actor as a wonderful husband and father on his birthday.

On Friday, the mom of six posted a sweet tribute to her longtime love on Instagram, praising him for being such an "incredible example" for their kids. James and Kimberly share six kids together: daughters Olivia, 13, Joshua, 11, Annabel, 10, Emilia, 7, Gwendolyn, 5, and Jeremiah, 2.

Sharing a series of photos of her husband with all of their kids, Kimberly took a moment to honor James in the caption.

"@vanderjames HAPPY BIRTHDAY! It is so appropriate that your birthday is on International Women’s Day because you are such a beautiful place for our little ladies to explore what it is to be fully expressed in their authentic selves," she wrote.

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"You are an incredible example for our sons. This year particularly, you have exemplified grace, bravery, vulnerability, authenticity and alchemy with your heart and divine essence as the guide post."

"Wishing you magic, abundant health, unfolding your dreams and divine path alignment. I love you. And to our friends, THANK YOU for the way you’ve shown up for this monumentally glorious human this year," Kimberly concluded her post.

Last month, James posted a video on his Instagram after his daughter Olivia appeared on We Are Family to sing a duet with her dad.

Following the premise of the show, Olivia sang a song while her dad was behind a curtain, asking the audience and the judges to figure out who her celebrity relative was.

The dad of six took his viewers behind the scenes of filming the show in his video, giving a tour of his daughter's dressing room, posting footage of her singing on stage and including photos of the two from the special experience.

"When I was 15, I first told my mom I wanted to audition professionally. She didn’t hold me back. She took me to NYC, and she walked me through it," James began his caption.

"So when the opportunity to do #WeAreFamilyFox came up and my 13 year-old lit up like a carbon copy of me at that age… I let her put herself on tape. I got her some voice lessons. And I walked her through it," he said.

"She’d never sung in front of people before. So proud of my baby girl. And I call her that because when I watched her tonight, all I could see was the newborn in the bassinet who I could not stop looking at in awe," James wrote.

"Kid’s still got it 😇," the proud dad added.

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