Last Friday (May 14) in Austin – where Sandra owns a home – the proud new mom was “showing the baby off to just random people in stores,” a fellow shopper says. “Sandra was in a really happy mood.”
Bullock, 45, appears to be “such a natural with [Louis] and so easygoing and chill,” local store owner Jennifer Mazuelos says. “He’s such a big boy!”
After learning that her husband Jesse James was having multiple affairs, the Academy Award-winner filed for divorce in April and is now settling into full-time motherhood.
“Sandra is loving it!” a friend tells Us. Adds another pal: “Having Louis around is perfect therapy for what she went through with Jesse.”
While the Miss Congeniality star hadn’t considered adopting alone prior to the split, her unexpected single parenthood has been “an extraordinary lesson for her,” a friend says.