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NRL: Tom Burgess and Tahlia Giumelli make a family announcement

Tahlia Giumelli has revealed the big decision she and fiancé Tom Burgess have made about their family.

The model, 28, announced on Monday that she and the NRL star, 29, wouldn’t show their kids’ faces on social media any more, in a lengthy Instagram post.

Explaining their decision, Giumelli said that ‘at the end of the day I have to trust my mum instincts’.  

A new chapter: Tahlia Giumelli has revealed the big decision she and Tom Burgess have made about their family. The couple are pictured with daughters Sophie, two, and Elodie, six months

The mother of two wrote: ‘Every few months Tom and I sit down together (usually over dinner, just the two of us) and discuss our next few steps we want to take as a family.’ 

‘It’s a way to ensure we are both on the same team and support each other’s individual goals,’ she continued. 

‘One thing Tom and I discussed recently is that going forward we have made the decision to avoid sharing our children’s faces on social media.

‘I know this is a big change and that doesn’t mean we won’t be showing what we do as a family but as our babies grow and turn into little girls we want to try and protect them as much as possible.’ 

Off limits: The model, 28, announced on Monday that she and the NRL star, 29, wouldn't show their kids' faces on social media any more, in a lengthy Instagram post

Off limits: The model, 28, announced on Monday that she and the NRL star, 29, wouldn’t show their kids’ faces on social media any more, in a lengthy Instagram post

The Bras N Things model added: ‘They didn’t ask for any of this and and at the end of the day I have to trust my mum instincts and know I’m making the best decision for them right now.

‘I don’t know if this is sustainable or if we can even police it outside of our own social medias and I don’t know if we will change our minds but for now that’s what we will be doing (it’s also something we have asked family and friends to do as well).

‘I hope so many of you understand. Our girls are always our first priority so now you’ll just be stuck seeing my head on your newsfeed more often.’

The couple share daughters Sophie, two, and Elodie, six months. 

Just the two of us: 'Our girls are always our first priority so now you'll just be stuck seeing my head on your newsfeed more often,' concluded the Miss Universe Australia finalist

Just the two of us: ‘Our girls are always our first priority so now you’ll just be stuck seeing my head on your newsfeed more often,’ concluded the Miss Universe Australia finalist

The family news comes after Giumelli last month revealed the very romantic way she spent her final days of freedom before being plunged into Sydney’s Covid-19 lockdown. 

Posting to Instagram recently, the catwalk queen uploaded a photo of herself and South Sydney Rabbitohs star Tom smiling inside a restaurant, alongside a captioning explaining that the couple spent last week holidaying in Tasmania. 

‘So thankful we managed to fit in our Tasmania trip last week before we went into lockdown. It’s literally become one of my fav places and would love to go back and explore more,’ the brunette beauty cooed.   

'So thankful': Tahlia recently revealed she enjoyed a romantic trip to Tasmania with her fiancé last month, ahead of being plunged into Sydney's Covid-19 lockdown

‘So thankful’: Tahlia recently revealed she enjoyed a romantic trip to Tasmania with her fiancé last month, ahead of being plunged into Sydney’s Covid-19 lockdown 

‘Even managed to have a fab date night with @thomasburgess, so great to have one on one time together,’ she continued. 

Ending her post with a sweet tribute to her beau, Tahlia wrote: Love ya long time and our adventures together.’  

Tahlia and Tom announced their engagement on New Year’s Eve, after three years of dating, but have yet to confirm their wedding date.   

Blissful getaway: 'So thankful we managed to fit in our Tasmania trip last week before we went into lockdown. It¿s literally become one of my fav places and would love to go back and explore more,' the brunette beauty cooed

Blissful getaway: ‘So thankful we managed to fit in our Tasmania trip last week before we went into lockdown. It’s literally become one of my fav places and would love to go back and explore more,’ the brunette beauty cooed 

‘We’re keeping the date and location to ourselves,’ Tahlia told the Daily Telegraph in April.  

However, Tahlia did confirm that her daughters ‘will be flower girls’ at the ceremony, telling the publication: ‘this day is really for our girls.’  

In January, the couple splashed out $2.61million on a property in Wolooware in the New South Wales’ Sutherland Shire.  

Wedding bells! Tahlia and Tom announced their engagement on New Year's Eve, after three years of dating, but have yet to confirm their wedding date

Wedding bells! Tahlia and Tom announced their engagement on New Year’s Eve, after three years of dating, but have yet to confirm their wedding date  

The couple plan to extensively renovate the four-bedroom family home. 

Tahlia and Tom’s relationship first made headlines in April 2017. 

A the time, The Daily Telegraph reported they had been quietly dating for at least six months.  

A family affair! Tahlia recently confirm that her daughters Sophie, two, and Elodie, six months, 'will be flower girls' at the ceremony, telling The Daily Telegraph: 'This day is really for our girls'

A family affair! Tahlia recently confirm that her daughters Sophie, two, and Elodie, six months, ‘will be flower girls’ at the ceremony, telling The Daily Telegraph: ‘This day is really for our girls’

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