Eva Mendes keeps it real about being a mom

Eva Mendes is a totally relatable mom in her latest selfie as she hides from kids

Eva Mendes shared a snap of her Sunday wearing night-before makeup  

It’s not every day that celebrity moms get real about the work that goes into being a mother, but Eva Mendes made it so relatable with her latest post. On Sunday, October 20, the mother-of-two who shares daughters Esmeralda, five and Amada, three with Ryan Gosling, took to her social media to share a snap of herself lying in bed with the covers up to her eyes. Next to the snap she wrote: “Sunday. Still in bed. Trying to hide from my kids. (not having success).”

Eva shared a snap of her Sunday wearing night-before makeup

Confessing a major no-no, Eva continued, “And no, I didn’t wash my makeup off last night. I know, I know so bad, yadda yadda but I like the “next day of the night before” eye make up look. My skin disagrees tho. To all you mamas out there, hope you find a moment to sneak away from the madness today even for a few minutes. Calgon take me awayyyyy (the older moms will know what that means).”

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This isn’t the first time the New York and Co. fashion designer has opened up about the realities of being a working mom. In an exclusive with HOLA! USA, the 45-year-old star talked of the realness that comes with juggling her career and motherhood and the hardest aspect of it. “[Esmeralda and Amada] are very opinionated and active as they should be and it's beautiful, but it's maddening – and then to try to work within that and be present as a mom,”she explained. “I would say the hardest part about it is the mommy guilt that I feel. Even though I know that working is a necessity, but it's also good for them to see me work."

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Luckily, the Cuban-American beauty relies on an amazing support team. “I do have to thank my family and Ryan's family for being a huge, huge, huge, huge, huge support system,” she shared “To have the tias, his mom, my mom, his sister, and my sisters around, that is invaluable, “ she added.

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There’s nothing like family to come and save the day, right Eva?


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