26 Celebrity Moms Share The Ugly Sides Of Parenting That Not A Lot Of People Talk About

“I wish someone would’ve told me how hard breastfeeding really was.”


Blake Lively

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“Having a baby is just living in the constant unexpected,” Blake told the Los Angeles Times. “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.”


Kerry Washington

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“I can be covered in spit-up on a conference call while I’m pumping and that’s OK, because this is my perfect,” Kerry told Net-A-Porter. “It may not be somebody else’s, but this is mine.”


Shonda Rhimes

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“Twelve years later, the memories of those nights, of that sleep deprivation, still make me rock back and forth a little bit. You want to torture someone?” Shonda wrote in an essay. “Hand them an adorable baby they love who doesn’t sleep.”

What ugly truths did you learn about yourself or parenting? Tell us in the comments below!

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