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Million Dollar Listing’s Fredrik Eklund takes three-year-old son Freddy on trip to Mykonos

Million Dollar Listing star Fredrik Eklund is instilling a love of travel into son Fredrik Jr. aka ‘Freddy’ at a young age. 

The 44-year-old luxury real estate broker took his three-year-old to Mykonos, Greece and shared some adorable snaps of the blonde haired tot living his best life overseas. 

In a lengthy caption accompanying some of their precious moments together, Fredrik gushed that his son said ‘this is the best trip of his life,’ as he spoke of all the ‘little things’ they’d enjoyed together. 

Summer vacation: Million Dollar Listing’s Fredrik Eklund took his three-year-old son Fredrik Jr. to Mykonos, Greece  and shared some of their precious moments together on Instagram

Fredrik shares twins Freddy and Milla with husband Derek Kaplan, 46, but only he and Freddy made the trip to Greece. 

He shared snaps of the pair in their finest vacation wardrobe taking in various sunsets and touring the local sights, as well as some cute solo shots of Freddy with a grin plastered on his face. 

‘It’s the little things we’ve done together,’ his caption began as he ran through a list of moments they’d shared which included: ‘waking up in the same bed, blueberry pancakes by the pool, holding hands through town, taking long bubble baths together, and ordering gelato three times a day.’   

Quality time: The pair opted to travel to Greece without husband Derek or their daughter Milla

Quality time: The pair opted to travel to Greece without husband Derek or their daughter Milla 

Making memories: 'It's the little things we've done together,' his caption began as he ran through a list of moments they'd shared which included: 'waking up in the same bed, blueberry pancakes by the pool, holding hands through town, taking long bubble baths together, and ordering gelato three times a day'

Making memories: ‘It’s the little things we’ve done together,’ his caption began as he ran through a list of moments they’d shared which included: ‘waking up in the same bed, blueberry pancakes by the pool, holding hands through town, taking long bubble baths together, and ordering gelato three times a day’

Learning to swim: Fredrik also shared that he had taught Freddy how to swim without floaters and he learned to tie his shoes while in Greece

Learning to swim: Fredrik also shared that he had taught Freddy how to swim without floaters and he learned to tie his shoes while in Greece

The reality star also shared that they had watched ‘every Spider-Man,’ his son had learned to ‘swim without floaters’ and they had taken in the local cuisine – ‘incredible pasta and white fish (‘with ketchup Dada’), he added of his son’s palette preferences.

The pair also shopped for dresses for sister Milla, had dance parties on the terrace, and also more philosophical discussions like ‘how the sun dips behind the ocean and why the stars come out,’ as well as ‘what happens when we go to heaven.’ 

But naturally any international travel can cause some level of jet lag — especially for a toddler — as Fredrik posted a shot of them at dinner their first night with Freddy asleep. ‘Arrived and he is…OUT.’  

Though he confessed the pair missed daddy Derek, Fredrik said that their son had ‘told him over and over again that this is the best trip of his almost 4-year long life.’   

Classic backdrop: Though the father-son dup only arrived to Mykonos this week they've already covered a lot of ground as shared in his social media

Classic backdrop: Though the father-son dup only arrived to Mykonos this week they’ve already covered a lot of ground as shared in his social media 

His way: The Swedish born realtor confessed that they had watched every spider-man movie, and Freddy had been dipping his toes into more advanced cuisine like white fish, but with ketchup

His way: The Swedish born realtor confessed that they had watched every spider-man movie, and Freddy had been dipping his toes into more advanced cuisine like white fish, but with ketchup 

Greece holds a special place in the family’s heart as Fredrik and husband Derek first met there in 2010.

In 2015 the couple decided to hire a surrogate who became pregnant with twins, but suffered a miscarriage during her first trimester. 

In 2017 the pair went on to have their twins Freddy and Milla. Milla is biologically Frederik’s and Freddy is biologically Derek’s.   

The Zimbabwe-born painter, also has a son Kai who lives in London. He had donated his sperm to a lesbian couple in 2009 and Fredrik treats the son like his own.   

Jet lag: During one dinner snap the Bravo star cradled his son as he slept

Jet lag: During one dinner snap the Bravo star cradled his son as he slept  

Fredrik has been sober for close to a year and he has said it makes him a better dad. ‘I feel I’m much more present. I feel much calmer. I feel much more in control,’ he told Us Weekly in May — at which point he had hit 200 days of sobriety. 

With fatherhood, [I’m] just not missing one beat. They have a lot of energy, the twins, the twin-sanity…I can really be there with them. I feel really, really proud of myself,’ he continued to say.  

Last summer the bi-coastal Douglas Elliman broker — who heads up the luxury Eklund Gomes team — started a YouTube show with his kids called Freddy and Milla’s Adventures. Each episode focuses on a new lesson for kids ranging from ABCs to learning emotions. 

‘I just thought, there aren’t any series that show a parent interacting with their child in the show, and no one is doing the real estate perspective,’ he explained of its origin to PEOPLE. 

Family: The Douglas Elliman realtor and his painter husband had their twins in 2017 after their first surrogate suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage in 2015; pictured (L to R) Derek, Freddy, Fredrik, Milla on August 12

Family: The Douglas Elliman realtor and his painter husband had their twins in 2017 after their first surrogate suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage in 2015; pictured (L to R) Derek, Freddy, Fredrik, Milla on August 12 

 

 

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