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Celebrity Mom Quotes: Wisdom from Famous Moms We Love (Photos)

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Celebrity mom quotes offer up parenting wisdom

Celebrity quotes offering up parenting wisdom are a fun read when you’re looking for a little nugget of how the rich and famous parent.

Naturally, most of the A list celebrities are nothing like us real moms, but celeb moms are still in the parenting game, whether they have a little help from nannies or not.

Read on to see how tight of a ship Heidi Klum keeps, Marcia Cross’ parenting technique, Teri Hatcher’s number one priority, Tina Fey’s tips for juggling the life of a working mom, and more.

Check out Famecrawler’s slideshow of celebrity mom quotes – maybe you follow the same advice as your favorite famous mommy!

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  • Heidi Klum 1 of 13
    Heidi Klum
    "I'm not someone who [lives] like, 'OK, this is a museum and you can't sit here and you can't touch this and everything has to be put in its place — [the kids] live here as much as we do. You come into our house and a giant elephant and lion are welcoming you. We have toys and things everywhere."
  • Reese Witherspoon 2 of 13
    Reese Witherspoon
    "There's nothing better for me than to spend a day looking after my children. That's one reason I like taking a lot of time off between films."
  • Gwyneth Paltrow 3 of 13
    Gwyneth Paltrow
    "I enjoy being a mother and staying at home and looking after my kids. I like being able to take the children to school and to make their food and spend a lot of time with them. It's a much more fulfilling kind of life for me... I'm happiest when I'm sitting down for dinner with my family."
  • Padma Lakshmi 4 of 13
    Padma Lakshmi
    Advice for daughter Krishna: "I think the most important thing is to make sure you spend your life doing something that you're passionate about and something that you love. Because if you're happy on the inside that definitely shows on your face."
  • Amy Poehler 5 of 13
    Amy Poehler
    On distracting the kids: I'll bring my BlackBerry, and everybody wants it. But bring one that's a few seasons old for them to play with and they look at you like, "Nice try." Even kids under 2 seem to have a sense for technology and what the latest product is."
  • Salma Hayek 6 of 13
    Salma Hayek
    "When Valentina was not even 1 month old, my aunt [gave me the best advice]: 'Put her to sleep yourself every night. Sing to her and cradle her in your arms and sit by her side — every night. Because one day you won't be able to, and it's going to happen really fast."
  • Marcia Cross 7 of 13
    Marcia Cross
    "I use humor instead of getting into that whole yes and no thing all the time. It's about just getting them to laugh rather than getting in power struggles."
  • Teri Hatcher 8 of 13
    Teri Hatcher
    "I'm really clear about my priority in life — it's being a mom ... I love doing films, but I wouldn't like to do that more than I'd like to be my daughter's mother."
  • Tina Fey 9 of 13
    Tina Fey
    "Sometimes I'll be telling my husband, 'I think I'm cracking up.' Sometimes you just need a minute to say, 'I think I'm cracking' and just acknowledge it."
  • Julia Roberts 10 of 13
    Julia Roberts
    "My favorite thing is just watching them wake up and watching them realize the day come upon them. It's fascinating to me."
  • Kate Winslet 11 of 13
    Kate Winslet
    "I [balance work with raising 2 kids] with great precision. I plan everything in advance: who's picking up. We have charts, maps and lists on the fridge, all over the house. I sometimes feel like I'm with the CIA."
  • Sarah Jessica Parker 12 of 13
    Sarah Jessica Parker
    "As a working mother, the last thing on my mind when I'm trying to get my son out the door and to school on time is how I look. I still love clothes, but they just don't fit into my life the way they used to. For work, I get to dress up and somebody does my hair and makeup, and its like a little holiday for a few hours. But for everyday, it would be foolish to spend more time on my outfit than I do on my son."
  • Julianne Moore 13 of 13
    Julianne Moore
    "My advice for new moms is to take as much time off as you can at the beginning. That was the best advice I was given. Take the time because your child will never be that little again. I took six months with my son, Cal, and a year with Liv."

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