Carrie Underwood gives rare glimpse into family life as she shares excitement ahead of new arrival

The former American Idol winner lives in Nashville with her husband Mike Fisher and their two sons

Carrie Underwood has an incredibly busy career and is constantly on the move as she tours the country to perform at sell-out shows.

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But when she is at home, the country star enjoys nothing more than the slower pace of life.

The mom-of-two lives on a 400-acre farm in Nashville, where she keeps animals including chickens.

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And over the weekend, the award-winning singer shared a rare glimpse into her home life after sharing her excitement at an egg that was about to hatch.

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"Someone is getting born today. Exciting day on the farm," she wrote alongside a picture of an egg.

The star also keeps cows and horses on her farm, which boasts an orchard too. There's plenty of space for her two young sons to run around too, and offers the family maximum privacy.

Carrie Underwood shared some exciting news from her farm

Carrie shares sons Isaiah, seven, and Jacob, three, with husband Mike Fisher. She's currently enjoying some downtime at home before returning to Las Vegas for the second part of her Reflection residency.

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The star excited her loyal fans on Wednesday after sharing the news of her upcoming return to Resorts World Las Vegas.

Alongside a montage showcasing some of her incredible stage looks, she wrote: "Only a few weeks until the return of #REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency!! Who’s ready? #CUinVegas axs.com/carrieinvegas."

The country singer lives with her family in Nashville

The show is Carrie's very first residency, and celebrates her greatest hits from over 15 years as an award-winning international star.

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Of her first residency, Carrie said: "It's such a special honor to be the first artist to perform on this incredible stage in a brand new, beautiful, state-of-the-art theatre at such an exciting new destination as Resorts World Las Vegas.

"I'm so proud of this show and so happy to finally get to share it with the amazing audiences here in Las Vegas."

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It's been a family affair too, as the singer's sons and husband came to watch her perform during one of her final shows before the Christmas break.

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Proud husband Mike shared footage of Isaiah and Jacob dancing to their mom's music, and it looked like a great time was had by all.

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