Morris shared the photo of her cradling Hayes earlier this week, the two looking adorable in matching swimwear as she carried a drink in her hand. However, some Twitter users criticized her for not putting a life jacket on Hayes.
"Gust of wind -- baby is toast," one comment reads.
"No life jackets. Wow, just wow," another user wrote.
On Thursday, Hurd clapped back with his own tweets.
"I'd just like to say, my wife usually doesn't need me to defend her, but she's a great mom, and my kid was not unsafe on a float in 1 feet of water being held by an adult with 5 people watching so she could get a picture," he tweeted.
When singer Mickey Guyton defended Morris, writing, "Don't let them come for you sis. You're an amazing mother and those that have something to say don’t deserve to see this beautiful life you created in love," Morris thanked her.
"I mean, we talked about curbing posting photos anyway now that he's a little bit older, but the added crap from (mostly other moms) folks definitely forced our hand. ? ?," she replied.
Thanks, babe. I mean, we talked about curbing posting photos anyway now that he’s a little bit older, but the added crap from (mostly other moms) folks definitely forced our hand. 😭🙄
"It's a hard thing to come back from," he said of childbirth. "Especially when you have a C-section."
He also shared the story behind the couple naming their son Hayes.
"We stayed up late one night a couple years ago and I think we had too many drinks," he recalled. "Maren said, 'What would you name a boy if you had one?' and I was like, 'I always thought the name Hayes was cool' and she remembered it."