17 Celeb Moms Who Shared Sweet Photos of Their Kids in Honor of Mother's Day
This year's Mother's Day celebrations looked a little different for every mom out there — celebrity mamas included. Rather than restaurant brunches and days spent out with their kids, celebrities paid homage to the kids that made them moms by sharing photos and sweet words on social media from home.
Keep reading to see the loving messages our favorite celeb moms had both for their kids and for the other moms out there who celebrated the day whichever way they could.
J Lo captioned a sweet series of black and white photos of herself with her two kids, Max and Emme, "Being a mom is my greatest joy and happiness ... my biggest challenge and my greatest triumph."
Chrissy Teigen shared a ton of photos and Instagram Stories on Mother's Day, but this sweet series of photos of her and John Legend's two kids, Luna and Miles, took the cake! In the caption, Chrissy asked followers, "1, 2, or 3?" and it's definitely worth scrolling through the above photo gallery to see photo number three — we promise.
Kristen Bell shared a photo of her and Dax Shepard's two daughters, Lincoln and Delta, wearing the "RBG dissent collars" that she gave them so that they could share when they're feeling particularly disagreeable. In the caption, she wrote: "I'm very proud to be a mother to these two. Thank you @daxshepard for being the magic ingredient to their recipe. I'm forever grateful. Happy mothers day to all the moms out [there] with disagreeable kids. We are gonna be so grateful for their confidence the day they start to run the world."
Reese Witherspoon shared an adorable photo of her three kids — and their dog, Lou! — with the caption, "So lucky to be the Mama of this crew!"
Hilaria Baldwin, who is expecting her fifth child with husband, Alec, shared two photos in honor of Mother's Day. In the first, shown above, Hilaria shared sweet words for her oldest, daughter Carmen, writing: "I'm always so grateful for my children, but this Mother's Day I'm especially appreciative after spending so much time together over these past couple of months. This little girl has helped me so much. She's my constant companion, best girlfriend, and now my quarantine hairdresser." In the caption of a second photo featuring all four of her kids, she simply wrote, "Grateful."
For Mother's Day, Gabrielle Union shared a photo of herself with her and Dwyane Wade's daughter, Kaavia James. In her caption, the mom wrote: "Sending love and appreciation to everyone that mothers others. No matter the route, the journey, the title, we thank you and recognize you today and everyday. To everyone who is feeling pain on this day, I feel you, I see you and you are not alone. You are never alone. Love and light good people."
Mindy Kaling shared a rare photo of her toddler daughter, Katherine, with the caption: "Sending a little extra love today to all of the moms, and to anyone who may be missing theirs right now. It's nice how through my daughter, I am able to experience memories with my own mom."
To celebrate Mother's Day, Pink shared a photo of her husband, Carey Hart, with their two kids, Willow and Jameson. In the caption, the singer wrote: "Happy mother's day to all the picture takers of the family that can find 5,000 photos of their families and none of them. And to all the mamas that miss their mamas." Carey also shared a photo on his account sending love to his wife, saying: "This is a next level mother right here. The love and attention that she gives to our children, is second to none. Her ability to juggle mother, musician, wife, and friend is crazy!!" So sweet!
Jessica Biel shared a throwback photo of herself with husband, Justin Timberlake, and their son, Silas, with the caption: "These two people make being a momma the greatest job in the whole world! The moments spent with you both are truly the most precious and funniest and glorious times of my life. I love you both so much!"
Kylie Jenner shared two photos of her daughter, Stormi, alongside the caption, "this little love of mine . . . what a special gift it is to be a mother. happy mother's day to all the mamas."
Victoria Beckham shared a photo of herself and husband, David Beckham's, four kids, Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz, and Harper. She wrote: "Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers celebrating and being celebrated around the world today. As is the case for so many I cannot wait for the time when I can be reunited with all my family. I miss you @brooklynbeckham. Kisses xx"
Vanessa Bryant shared a photo collage that her oldest daughter, Natalia, shared to her own Instagram account, writing: "I love being your mama @nataliabryant , Gianna, Bianka and Capri. #MyWorld ❤️❤️❤️❤️You are all the very best of mommy and daddy."
Shay Mitchell celebrated her first-ever Mother's Day with a sweet photo of herself with her mom, grandma, and daughter, Atlas. In the caption, the Pretty Little Liars alum wrote: "Happy Mother's Day to all the new, sleep deprived moms. To all the newish moms who are finally getting their bearings and adjusting to a new normal. To all the moms of multiples. To all the working moms. To all the single moms. To all the moms of rainbow babies. To the moms who have lost children. To those with difficult relationships with theIr moms. To mother figures in the absence of children. To all the women who are moms in their hearts but their bodies aren't cooperating. To anyone who woke-up this morning with a pang of sadness because they no longer have their mom here. And let's not forget the moms who are totally content with fur babies, or nothing to take care of at all. Wherever you are in this relationship, celebrate that today."
Kourtney Kardashian shared a photo with her three kids — Mason, Penelope, and Reign — alongside the message, "My biggest blessing, the three that have given me purpose, make every experience better, test me, teach me, and remind me of who I am in the truest sense, their mother."
Busy Philipps shared two photos, one of each of her daughters with the caption: "It has been many many many different things. But never, not once, in the almost 12 years since I became someone's mother, has it been boring. Happy Mother's Day to all who mother in all the ways, including and especially to those who help mothers to mother ❤️ And if this day sucks for you for any number of reasons, I'm sorry and I hold a space for you." She also shared a video of Cricket's hilarious hand-drawn Mother's Day card, with the caption: "Well. One kindof amazing thing about not getting a mother's day present Cricket worked on in school is that her sense of humor was totally uncensored. 🌹💨 😂Best card ever?"
Cardi shared a sweet photo of her family, husband Offset and their daughter, Kulture, sitting outside with a balloon that reads, "To a Great Mom."
Kehlani shared a newborn photo of her daughter, Adeya, with the caption: "from birthing at home standing up in the shower, to chasing this one around the backyard, motherhood has been the most beautiful blessing. and it's hard, becoming a mother made me have even more respect for my mother, my grandmother, single mamas, working mamas, EVERY KIND OF MOM. it's harder than anyone explains it to be, and more beautiful as well because there will never be words that amount. this little spirit came in and changed my world, changed my life forever. . . if i had to choose to do 1 single thing for the rest of my life and only 1, it'd undoubtedly would be to be a Mama over anything else. thank you my sweet love for choosing me, and to my future kids, your mom is prettyyyy epic if i can say so myself. happy mother's day bomb moms! every kind there is! love yours!"