Celeb moms may be famous, but there are times when they sound just like us. These stars have admitted to dealing with all sort of challenges when it comes to motherhood and it’s so fun to hear their take on being a mom. Sure, they may hire nannies to care for their kids at times, but they are still moms and many of them are very candid about parenthood.
From hilarious observations on life with kids to admitting that things sometimes get messy in their homes, these Hollywood ladies aren’t shy about sharing. It's comforting to know that A-listers sometimes go through the very same struggles we do, so read on!
10 Reese Witherspoon Yells At Her Kids
Reese Witherspoon has three kids: Ava, Deacon, and Tennessee. The actress got very real about how she makes sure that her children to stay grounded. Despite the fact that they live a privileged life, Witherspoon makes them do chores. She opened up to Entertainment Tonight about her strict parenting philosophy and she sounds like a regular mom.
“We have rules around the house. I always say if you aren’t yelling at your kids, you’re not spending enough time with them. Just telling everybody to clean up all the time. I feel like I’m always telling people to clean up,” she said.
9 Carrie Underwood Eats Scraps
Carrie Underwood is mom totwo sons, Jacob and Isiah. She may be a superstar with an amazing figure but that doesn’t mean that she always eats healthy foods. The singer posted a hilarious and honest quote to Twitter that every mom could relate to.
She tweeted: “It just occurred to me that the majority of my diet is made up of the foods that my kid didn't finish...” It’s refreshing to see a celeb mom be so real about motherhood. How many of us find ourselves eating a plate of our kids' leftover chicken nuggets? All of us. We all do it at one point.
8 Kristin Bell Talks About Nonsense In Motherhood
Kristin Bell is so spot-on when it comes to talking about motherhood. She’s mom to her two daughters, Lincoln and Delta. The actress seems to have a realistic outlook on life with kids and we totally love her for it. She opened up to Today about how absurd parenthood can be sometimes.
"Every day when you're raising kids, you feel like you could cry or crack up and just scream 'This is ridiculous!' because there's so much nonsense, whether it's what they're saying to you or the fact that there's avocado or poop on every surface," she said.
7 Chrissy Teigen Had Pumping Woes
We can always count on Chrissy Teigen to get very real about parenthood. She’s mom to her two kids, Luna and Miles and is so funny and relatable on Twitter that we totally want to be her best friend. She pretty much nailed what it’s like to pump while breastfeeding.
She tweeted: “Fell asleep with my breast pump on and I think I'm in a different dimension now.” We literally laughed out loud at this one. Just about every mom who pumps can relate to her hilarious take on passing out with a breast pump on.
6 Olivia Wilde Had An Epiphany About Pee
Olivia Wilde is another celeb mom that keeps it real on social media. She’s mom to her two kids, Otis and Daisy. The actress isn’t shy about sharing hilarious musings on motherhood and we’re totally here for all of it.
She said what every mom of boys thinks at least once in her life when she tweeted: “Having an infant son alerts me to the fact that every man, at one point, has peed on his own face.” There has never been a truer statement and we’ll never look at men the same thanks to the wisdom of Olivia Wilde.
5 Jennifer Garner Talks Body After Baby
Jennifer Garner has three kids, Seraphina, Samuel, and Violett. She is another celeb mom that seems totally down-to-earth. The tabloids love to speculate on whether or not she’s pregnant with her fourth child, and she put the rumors to rest for good when she was a guest on The Ellen Show.
“I am not pregnant,” she told Ellen.“But I’ve had three kids, and there is a ‘bump.’ From now on, ladies, I will have a ‘bump,’ and it will be my ‘baby bump,’ and let’s just all settle in and get used to it. It’s not going anywhere.”
4 Blake Lively Expects The Unexpected
Blake Lively has two kids with husband Ryan Reynolds. She’s mom to Inez, James, and has a third baby on the way. Not only is Lively a beautiful woman, but she keeps things very real when it comes to motherhood. She always has the most hilarious observations about being a mom.
She spoke with the LA Times and touched on the fact that parenting is full of unexpected surprises. “You never know when you’re gonna get crapped on or when you’re gonna get a big smile or when that smile immediately turns into hysterics. It might be like living with a drug addict,” she joked.
3 Gwen Stefani Needs "Me Time"
Gwen Stefani may be a total rock star, but she’s also a mom to three boys, Kingston, Zuma, and Apollo. Despite the fact that she’s wealthy enough to hire a nanny to watch her kiddos, even she has moments where she feels overwhelmed and just needs a bit of time to herself.
The singer admitted that she finds creative ways to escape the madness of a house full of boys. "Meditation is my thing. But I’m not going to lie: sometimes I go into my closet and lock the door so no one can find me,” she said.
2 Mila Kunis Marvels At Daughter's Fearlessness
Mila Kunis is married to Ashton Kutcher and they have two kids, Wyatt and Demetri. The actress is very open and honest about the challenges she faces as a mom. Her perspective on motherhood is spot-on and we just love her authenticity.
She opened up to Glamour about her daughter’s fearlessness. “Children are f---ing crazy... like, at the park, certain jungle gyms have an opening for older kids to jump out of. She’s 19 months; she can’t jump. She just walks off it as if she’s on a pirate ship.”
1 Drew Barrymore Is So Protective
Drew Barrymore has been acting since she was a little girl, but that doesn’t mean that she’d allow her two daughters, Olive and Frankie, to pursue a career in show business. The actress is very protective of her little girls and isn’t afraid to go to great lengths to keep them out of the limelight.
"I'd never let them become child actors," she told Good Housekeeping. "They'll have a chastity belt, a tracker system, no cell phones and we'll live in the middle of nowhere." If anyone should know about the perils of growing up in Hollywood, it would be Drew.