Katie Holmes is a devoted mother-of-one, and often speaks out about her love for her daughter Suri. On Thursday, the Dawson’s Creek star took to Instagram to pay a heartfelt tribute to her mini-me, posting an adorable throwback photo of the pair. The sweet picture showed Katie holding a much younger Suri in her arms, both smiling at the camera. "Love this memory. My sweetie and I after I finished the New York marathon," Katie captioned the shot. Fans commented on the incredible bond between the mother-daughter duo, with one writing: "Powerful, strong and amazing mother!," while another stated: "Perfect momma!!" A third observed: "She was so cute as a baby."
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Katie Holmes posted a throwback photo of her and her 'sweetie'
Later in the day, Katie treated fans to a second throwback photo – which was just as cute! In the frame, a mini Suri grins from ear to ear, looking the picture of pure childhood joy. Again, followers left their well wishes on the picture, notably observing just how quickly the little girl is growing up. "Suri has grown up so much and she is amazingly cute," wrote one, while another said: "She is so beautiful! She has your features more and more the older she gets."
Katie and Suri share a close mother-daughter bond
Doting mum Katie posted a second picture of Suri as a little girl
Katie, who shares Suri with ex-husband Tom Cruise, recently opened up about raising Suri in the spotlight. Chatting on The View, she said: "I raise my child like [how] my family, sisters raise their children and how I was raised. I love being a parent and I feel really blessed to have such a sweet little girl. I am the baby of five. I have a lot of cousins. I'm the youngest grandchild on the Holmes side. So I have an amazing family and we're always in Ohio. I'm really proud of my nieces and nephews."