It’s easy to assume that celebrity moms and dads have it easy, especially since we’re so used to seeing them look like the perfect family in public. But it turns out that being a parent is just as hard for them as it is for anyone else — because even famous toddlers tend to make messes and throw tantrums.
Click through the gallery to see pics of celebrities with their kids that prove parenting is tough, even for them!
Jessica Alba Parenting
Jessica Alba and her daughter Honor.
The actress is clearly used to these kinds of outbursts. But she's not letting it break her stride!
Katie Holmes Parenting 1
Katie Holmes and her daughter Suri.
Poor Suri was not having the best day. It's a good thing she had her mom to help calm her down!
Heidi Klum Parenting
Heidi Klum and her son Henry.
This proves that even famous kids can't always have their way.
Geri Halliwell Parenting
Geri Halliwell and her daughter Bluebell.
We've all had those moments where we try to comfort the kids, but it does nothing to help. We feel your pain, Geri.
Drew Barrymore and her daughter Olive
Drew's daughter threw a tantrum not once, but twice during their fun outings. Fortunately, she was able to turn both into funny moments!
Isla Fisher Parenting
Isla Fisher and her daughter Olive.
We've all had to deal epic meltdowns like this. Poor Olive probably thought that the world was going to end!
Parenting Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey with her son Moroccan.
The singer actually kept her cool while her son caused a major scene at a public event. That takes a lot of patience!
Victoria Beckham Parenting 1
Victoria Beckham and her daughter Harper.
Getting puked on is pretty much guaranteed to happen when you have kids. But it's unfortunate when that happens in public!
Jennifer Lopez Parenting
Jennifer Lopez and her son Max.
After the famous mom kept her cool and smiled for the camera, she actually spoke to Max quietly until he calmed down. Talk about impressive!
Sandra Bullock Parenting
Sandra Bullock and her son Louis.
Yes, even Sandra has moments where she struggles to calm her son down. But we get the feeling he was back to normal in no time!
Gwen Stefani Parenting
Gwen Stefani and her son Kingston.
It seems like her son wasn't in the best mood, but Gwen didn't let that dim her shine! After all, it's not the end of the world.
Sarah Jessica Parker Parenting
Sarah Jessica Parker and her daughters Marion Loretta and Tabitha.
Leave it to Sarah to handle tantrums like a pro! She strolled down the street calmly with her daughters, even while Tabitha seemed to be in a fit.
Parenting Kim Kardashian Kanye
Kim Kardashian and her daughter North.
North became the center of attention when she threw a big tantrum at a fashion show. But Kim and Kanye did a pretty good job trying to calm her down!
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