Amy Poehler is known to be one of the funniest parents in the world and has plenty of parenting tips to share.
The actress has two sons with her ex-husband Will Arnett. Here is what she thinks about parenting.
- On Sleep:
When you have children, you wake up at 5.30 a.m. no matter what and sleep is just a concept.
- On Pregnancy:
Pregnancy can get a woman out of anything but your hormones are driving you crazy and everyone is scared of you.
- On Twerking:
When you’re a mom and you’re twerking, you don’t want to go low and blow out your butt.
- On Sleep Deprivation:
The sleep deprivation is real when you have children. It feels like walking on the moon and realizing it totally sucks.
- On Work and Family Balance:
Parents are robots that can do dozens of things at once and they’re good at it.
- On Parenting Style:
Children can say and feel what they want, but Amy is a boss at home and she isn’t very indulgent.
- On Her Children:
Amy says if she could eat her children, she would because they’re so delicious with their shiny cheeks and fat feet.
- On “Mom Brain”:
Moms can forget where they’re driving to and what’s going on. Moms tend to forget things and that’s fine.
- On Raising Kids:
Sometimes, the best thing you can do is to yell at them.
- On Support:
Every woman needs another woman who helps her and gives her parenting tips.
- On Motherhood:
Love is scary as she loves her children so much she fears her heart will explode.