Seasoned actress Cherry Pie Picache recently celebrated the birthday of her son Antonio or simply Nio.
On Instagram, Cherry Pie shared photos of their simple celebration at home as her son turned 19 last week, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
"This boy @niotria is happy and grateful!!! Thank you sooo much for all your wishes, messages, prayers of love!!!" she wrote in the caption, before adding the hashtag "HappyAndThankfulMama.
Earlier, Cherry Pie shared her touching birthday message for her son.
"Happy happy birthday my love!!! I know how hard you work, how committed you are with goals you set. Though some are suspended and may not have turned out how we planned it, God has a better plan for you. Just always remember how blessed you are and that there are millions of things to be thankful for," she said.
"I got your back my love. Thank you so much for being kind, understanding, caring, patient (wt your kulit ma) and loving!!! And I thank our good God every single day for YOU," she added.
Nio is Cherry Pie's son with her former partner Gary Tria.
Recently, Nio, who is a tennis player, was launched by Star Magic as one of its newest talents, alongside the likes of Jimuel Pacquiao, the son of boxing champ and Philippine senator Manny Pacquiao, and Alyanna Angeles, the niece of actress-philanthropist Angel Locsin.