Like anything, parenting doesn’t come easy. But these celebrity dads reassure us that the journey of being a father is all worth while.
From tweeting about waking up to their kids smiling faces to writing a smash hit about them for their next album, these superstar dads are not shy to reveal how much their kids mean to them.
Check out the nine sweetest quotes from celeb dads that will make you gush.
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Ryan Reynolds lives for poopy diapers and sleepless nights.
Reynolds is probably one of the funniest celebrity dads, as seen on Twitter where he mocks his kids most of the time.
But he doesn’t take for granted just how much his children mean to him. Before having his two daughters, Ines and James, Reynolds told USA today that he couldn’t imagine having sleepless nights. Now he says he doesn’t mind them anymore.
“It’s the greatest joy you could ever possibly imagine, and it’s exhausting,” Reynolds said. “What’s weird is waking up every 45 minutes during the night and you’re in a pleasant mood. Anything else that woke me up every 45 minutes in the middle of the night? You’re dead!”
Ben Affleck loves to share everything with his kids.
Ben Affleck loves his career, but says having kids makes him appreciate it even more.
Jennifer Garner’s ex and the father of four told Us Weekly that “having a family makes whatever other thing you have that much richer. If it was just me, I’d be home alone and think, ‘Well, something good happened at work,’ but it’s much nicer to share it with people you love.”
Chris Pratt prayed about being a good dad.
Chris Pratt loves having his little buddy Jack by his side at any Hollywood event he can take him to. In a touching speech the actor gave at the 2014 March of Dimes Celebration of Babies, Pratt told the audience that he cherishes everyday with his son, who almost didn’t make it due to premature labor.
“I made promises in that moment about what kind of dad I wanted to be and I just prayed that he’d live long enough that I could keep them.” he confessed. “Our Jack went from a small, helpless little squirt to a strong, smart, happy, funny, beautiful boy who loves monster trucks and ‘Daniel Tiger,’ and, believe it or not, loves vegetables.”