Vanessa Lachey’s kids wanted to “be like mom” this Halloween and dress up as NCIS Hawaii agents vanessalachey Verified Orange you’re glad we escaped! But seriously, when Brooklyn said she wanted to “be like mom,” my heart melted! Photo credit: Vanessa Lachey Instagram

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Vanessa Lachey‘s children have a heartfelt meaning behind their Halloween costumes.

In photos shared on Instagram on Sunday, the NCIS Hawaii Actress poses with her husband and as a prisoner love is blind co-host, Nick Lachey. In front of them, their three children – Phoenix Robert, 5, Brooklyn Elisabeth, 7, and sons Camden John, 9, – smile happily while dressed so small NCIS agents.

“Orange, you’re glad we escaped!” She joked in the caption

“Seriously, when Brooklyn said she wanted to ‘be like mom,’ my heart melted! I’ve always dreamed of this moment, but I never knew what it would feel like,” she said of her heartwarming decision to channel her character. “I’ll cherish that forever!”

The mother-of-three added: “Now let’s go get some candy!!! Be safe folks…because the cuffs aren’t comfortable!”

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TIED TOGETHER: Nick and Vanessa Lachey take a family photo while traveling in Hawaii with their 3 kids

The Lacheys have shared many happy family moments during their time in Oahu as an actress, 41. In July, Vanessa shared a photo of the family of five sitting on the beach in front of a beautiful sunset.

Nick and his sons wore matching Hawaiian shirts, while Vanessa and her daughter both wore dresses.

“Sunday dinner, island style! 🤙🏽❤️,” Vanessa wrote, who also included photos of her children admiring a rare sight in nature.

Nick and Vanessa Lachey with their children

Nick and Vanessa Lachey with their children

Vanessa Lachey on Instagram

The 98 Degrees singer, 48, and Vanessa appeared on an episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show Earlier this year, where the father of three explained to the innkeeper Stephen “tWitch” boss that his kids didn’t think he was cool until he competed The Masked Singer.

“Do your kids understand who you are? Do they know you’re famous?” asked boss.

“I think they’re starting,” Nick said. “But they don’t care. I sing all over the house and my son is like, ‘Dad stop singing, stop singing.'”

“And you’re like, ‘My singing put a roof over your head,'” Vanessa quipped.

“It’s funny, they don’t care about 98 Degrees, they don’t care about all that stuff. But when I did The Masked Singer, that’s when Dad got cool with the kids,” Nick continued. “I had to dress up like a pig and sing on national TV to be cool with my kids. Whatever is necessary.”

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