She also has two grans and two great grannies - but it could have been a different story as Katie was very ill when she was born and needed a blood transfusion.
The family line-up includes Laura's mum Wendy, 38, of Bellshill; gran Stella Mulholland, 55, of Coatbridge - mother of Katie's dad David, 26; great grans Sally Mulholland, 72, of Coatbridge and Margaret Lindsay, 65, of Holytown; and great great grannies Anna Lindsay, 89, of Coatbridge and Mary Kearney, 88, of Holytown.
GRANS are in high demand by a baby-sitting agency looking to provide evening and weekend respite for parents .
Ms Joyce, who has seven grans on her books at the moment, says she is careful to explain the exact nature of the company to strangers to avoid any confusion.
This means little Leah has two grans
, three great grans
and two great great grans
today have never felt healthier, happier or been more financially independent.
Children want grans
who are 'hip, not hip-replaced', share their interests and won't embarrass them.
Whether it is quite so bully for the grans
themselves is at least debatable.
She was surrounded by men who missed their own grans
and her homespun message proved popular with voters.
Both great great grans
, great gran
and mother are all alive and well.