On Thursday, January 27, Charlize Theron celebrated her mother Gerda's birthday with a touching Instagram tribute.

Theron uploaded a photo of her kids, Jackson, 11, and August 7, on a hike with Gerda.

The "F9" actress gushed about her mother's qualities, adding, "She TRULY is life."

Theron welcomed 2022 with another rare picture of her and August snuggled under a blanket.

The multi-award-winner for Best Actress said being considered cool by her kids beats her Oscar.

Theron shared that Jackson and August were ecstatic about her casting in "The Addams Family 2."

The actress who played Morticia Addams emphasized the importance of spreading "kindness and understanding" through her role.

Theron took Gerda and her kids on a beach-based family trip to Cabo after Thanksgiving.

The mother-of-two previously detailed educating her adopted kids of color about racial issues in America.