Carrie Underwood reveals she never saw herself 'having a family'
2023/08/24

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Carrie Underwood is opening up about her initial trepidation about becoming a wife and mother as part of her intimate new four-part docuseries.

In Mike And Carrie: God & Country, which premiered Wednesday night on IAmSecond, the 37-year-old American Idol champion says she at first was not sure she wanted to have children, admitting that she and husband Mike Fisher had different ideas about family when they first met.

In the series, Carrie says she never saw herself 'getting married or having a family,' while her 39-year-old former hockey player spouse claims that he wanted to replicate his own idyllic childhood. 

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Getting real: Carrie Underwood is opening up about her initial trepidation about becoming a wife and mother as part of her intimate new four-part docuseries

'I was never good with other people's kids. Why would I be good with one of my own?' Carrie, who is now mother to Isaiah, five, and Jacob, 16 months, explained.  

Mike, on the other hand, was excited by the prospect. 

'I grew up with three other siblings and I had a great mom and dad,' the Peterborough, Canada-born Fisher revealed.

'I wanted to be the best dad, to be like my dad and have a wife like my mom, have kids and [live] in the country.'

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Candid thoughts: 'I was never good with other people's kids. Why would I be good with one of my own?' Carrie, who is now mother to Isaiah, five, and Jacob, 16 months, admitted

'I got everything and more than I dreamed of to be really honest,' Mike added.Of course, Carrie eventually came around, saying she fell 'in love' as soon as she had her oldest child – though naturally, that first experience of parenthood was tinged with fear.

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