15 Celebrity Mom Confessions That Are Totally Relatable

Kayla Boyd | Dec 6, 2017 Celebrity Moms
15 Celebrity Mom Confessions That Are Totally Relatable
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It can be easy to forget that our favorite celebrities are just normal people (you know, aside from all that fame and fortune). Every once in a while, we are reminded of their normalcy when they tweet or give an interview about something we have experienced ourselves. Some of the funniest, best, and most relatable celebrity quotes seem to come from their parenting experiences. 

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Many of the celebrity moms out there have spilled the tea on what they go through with their kids, and boy can most moms relate! From tantrums to messy houses, if folks have/had little ones in their home then they have most likely been there. Sometimes seeing what a celebrity mom goes through can even make other moms feel better about their parenting mishaps. 

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Moms all over the world, whether they are famous or not, understand the struggles of extreme exhaustion, getting bullied by a 2-year-old, and struggling to leave a newborn for the first date night in ages. 

Here are 15 celebrity moms whose confessions were totally spot-on. We appreciate them for keeping it real! 

  • Mila Kunis Says Her Daughter Is NOT Her Friend


    In an interview with The Edit, actress Mila Kunis admitted that she does not treat her 3-year-old daughter, Wyatt, like a friend. Mila said:

    "I'm not friends with my daughter now -- she's not my friend, she's my daughter. But later in life, the way that I view my mom -- in my 20s -- she became a friend of mine."

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  • Kristen Bell Admits Her Kids Walked in on Her Having Sex


    Kristen Bell and her husband Dax Shepard have two young daughters, Lincoln and Delta. In an interview on The Talk, Kristen shared how she handled the mortifying moment when her kids walked in on her and her husband having sex. She said:

    "Well, we didn't, like, continue ... We sort of just went like, 'Hey, what's up? What do you need? What do you need?' ... And then we just said, 'Mommy and Daddy are just going to take a nap for a couple of minutes.'"

  • Heidi Pratt Freaks Out Over First Postpartum Glass of Wine


    Heidi (Montag) Pratt shared an important postpartum milestone on Instagram Stories -- her first sip of wine since giving birth to her son, Gunner. In the series of posts, Heidi admitted to being "very nervous." Afterward, she said:

    "My first glass of wine was fun and stressful. I was Googling everything. I was like 'Oh my gosh, how long until I can drink this?' So it took away the fun of the wine ... it was stressful."

  • Chrissy Teigen Admits Her Daughter Can Be Mean to Her


    Kids aren't always the nicest to their parents. Even Chrissy Teigen's daughter with John Legend, Luna, has hurt her mom's feelings a few times. One day, Chrissy reached out to her Twitter followers and asked them to share stories of their own mean kid moments. In her Twitter thread, she also admitted to getting an "added smack to the face" from her daughter. 

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  • Halle Berry Explains the "Guilt" Behind Being a Working Mom


    During the Venture Final Pitch event, Halle was asked about keeping her career going as an actress while raising her two kids, Nahla and Maceo-Robert. She said:

    "You don't ever balance it completely. It's a constant struggle of a little more time there, a little more time here, and feeling a little bit guilty all the time."

    She continued:

    "Having careers and being fulfilled that way makes us better mothers. It makes us better able to operate in our careers with a sense of compassion and empathy that make us better businesswoman. We have to have them both and we have to keep trying to figure it out. And we get it wrong sometimes. And guess what, that is okay too."

  • Audrey Roloff Confesses How Hard It Was to Leave Her Newborn for Date Night


    In a Facebook post documenting her first date night with her husband since having their daughter, Audrey admitted to tearing up as she left the house. She wrote:

    "To be honest, it was bittersweet leaving Ember for the evening. I held back tears as we drove off in Jer's orange 1971 BMW with no car seat in the back. But at the same time it was refreshing to spend some much needed quality time just the two of us. It was a flash back to our first year of marriage because that orange BMW was Jer's daily driver when we lived in Los Angeles." 

  • Pink Looks Forward to Wine Time After Pumping


    Pink is known for keeping it real as a parent. So, it's no surprise that one of her Instagram posts shared what she looks forward to after pumping. Pink posed with a bottle of wine and captioned the post:

    "When you're almost done pumping and you know what's next." 

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  • Whitney Port Gets Real About the Third Trimester


    The Hills alum Whitney posted a confessional video about all of the difficult struggles pregnant women face during the third trimester. She admitted to struggling with swollen feet, always having to pee, and never being able to get comfortable in bed. 

  • Olivia Wilde Admits to Bribing Her Kid on Long Car Rides


    In an all too relatable Instagram post, actress Olivia Wilde commented on the struggles of traveling with a toddler. She captioned this photo:

    "Mentally preparing for 13 hour travel day with toddler. My suitcase is mostly full of bribes. #packingiswhathappensinnhell #dontletmedownElmo" 

  • Carrie Underwood Explains the True Mom Diet


    Singer Carrie Underwood tweeted out a hilarious realization about what life with young kids does to your diet. Raise your hand if you have a picky eater in the house! 

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  • Hilary Duff Gets Real About How She Spends Sundays


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    In a boomerang clip posted on Instagram, actress and singer Hilary Duff laid out her Sunday routine. It basically involved the little, yet totally relatable, details of a typical mom day. She wrote:

    "Summing up a Sunday. Messy house ... dogs everywhere and chasing Luca down to get his shoes on ... who’s with me moms." 

  • Busy Philipps Admits Getting Suckered into Carrying Her 9-Year-Old Daughter


    Actress Busy Philipps posted a cute photo of her and her 9-year-old daughter Birdie on Instagram. She captioned the photo:

    "She's so pleased with herself because she got me to carry her thru the whole park. I'm annoyed because I want cinnamon gummy bears." 

    Sometimes we just can't help but give in, no matter how big they get!  

  • Anna Faris Shares Why You Can't Trust a Quiet Child


    This tweet pretty much sums it up. When we think our kids are being too quiet, there is probably a reason (a messy reason). Anna, we feel this, girl. 

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  • Reese Witherspoon Talks About Her "Parenting Victory"

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    In an interview for Glamour, Reese said: 

    "This is so dumb, but the other day Ava said, 'Well, Mom, you said that drinking water with lemon is good for my body.' I burst into tears, going, 'Oh my God, you listen to me!' Parenting triumph."

    Hey, it's the little things that count! 

  • Jennifer Garner Admits Getting Her Kids' Names Mixed Up

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    In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer hilariously admitted to getting her kids' names mixed up and sometimes even forgetting how many she has. She said:

    "I look at my daughter and I’ll say, ‘Violet, Martha, Sam, Ben, Martha Ben, no, Violet, you are Violet … ' I can't get their names straight. [And with Samuel], I don't know if it's because he's a boy, I don't know if it's because he's my third and I forget that I have him! You know, you're dealing with two, and then you think, 'Oh, I put a baby down, I swear I put a baby down,' and you walk through the house and there he is ... just as happy as can be!"

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