Meet Violet Reid! LOCASH’s Chris Lucas Introduces Third Child (and Second Daughter) with Wife Kaitlyn

Chris Lucas is amatory this life — he’s a father again!

The LOCASH musician has welcomed his third child and second daughter, his repute confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. Violet Reid Lucas came into a universe Sunday, Sept. 3, during 9:42 p.m. Born during Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, she weighed 8 lbs., 1 oz., and totalled 19 inches in length.

“We are only sanctified to have another positively pleasing small lady in a family,” Lucas — who also shares daughter Remi McKenna, 17 months, and son Caden, 7, with mother Kaitlyn — tells PEOPLE.

“My mother is my stone and fortitude that enables me to do what we do,” adds a nation star. “To see her with a 3 kids creates me demeanour adult to God and contend appreciate we for giving me this life and display me what it’s all about!”

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Though small Violet will expected go by her center name, her initial is intensely special. As Lucas tells PEOPLE, “Violet is named after Kaitlyn’s great-grandma, so Violet’s great-great-grandma.

“And Reid is substantially what she will go by — [it’s] a name that me and Kait fell in adore with,” he adds.

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And what does large hermit Caden consider of his second small sister? ” ‘Dad, we can’t assistance though cry when we demeanour during her,’ ‘” Lucas says of his son’s words. “He is a good large hermit and is so vehement for his new sister to adore and protect.”

LOCASH — that consists of Lucas and partner Preston Brust — was recently announced as a nominee for outspoken twin of a year during a 51st CMA Awards, set to atmosphere Nov. 8. Their third studio album, The Fightersis accessible now.

  • Reporting by SARAH MICHAUD