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10 Of Jennifer Garner’s Most Relatable Quotes About Motherhood

She’s a mom of three.

The absolute [greatest] thing about being a parent is that every day is a fresh start. You always can say, ‘Today we’re going to try this!’ And if it goes horribly, you can say, ‘Today we’re throwing that out, and we’re trying this!’


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.

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I danced six hours a day. My cross to bear is that my children have no interest in ballet. I think they could smell how much I wanted to put their hair in a bun.

Stars are just like us. We all got lice. It’s making me itchy just talking about it.

You’ll never need coffee more than the day after ‘Yes Day!’

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My most valuable time with the kids is bedtime — I have different books going with each of my kids and they each get their own time [with me].

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I’m really glad that I’m playing moms, because there’s no more rich time in women’s lives than when you have your babies, and when you’re trying to figure out how to parent them.

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They need you to focus, and they need your attention, and you never know when they are going to drop some nugget of insight into their brains that you have been waiting for.

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I try to be the best version of myself and to have faith that they’re watching me as carefully when I do something right as they do when I roll through a stop sign.

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They’ll look at me and say, ‘Can you wash your face? Can you put your hair in a ponytail and put your glasses and sweats on? And I see the compliment in that. They just want me to look like Mom.

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