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Ryan Reynolds makes hilarious confession about life with Blake Lively and three children

Their trio of girls keep them on their toes

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Hannah Hargrave
Hannah HargraveUS Deputy Editor
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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively may appear to be picture-perfect, but behind closed doors their parenting is as chaotic as anyone elses.

The Deadpool star shared a very unexpected glimpse into life at home with James, seven, Inez, five, and Betty, two, when he opened up at the Pace of Culture in Cannes on Tuesday.

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According to Page Six, Ryan addressed the crowds during his discussion and admitted that his children have taught him more than his Hollywood success has. 

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The outlet reported that the dad-of-three said: "I'm a parent of three girls. They're wild. I think they have rabies sometimes."

And while he attempts to take it all in his stride, he added: "I'm like any parent – I'll have a moment where I'll just snap. It's not so much what you do in the moment that's interesting, it's what you do afterwards." 

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Ryan then chatted about making "brutal mistakes," but how they're important life lessons. 

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The couple have three girls 

"I used to tell my kids, 'Don’t waste your mistakes'," he added. "When you're making mistakes it's easy to sort of be absorbed by shame and sort of this idea that you've done something wrong, but you also have to look at it critically and use it as a stepping stone to learning something profound."

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Giving further insight, Ryan said he walks his children to school every morning but confessed homeschooling during the pandemic was no easy feat, calling it a "tent circle of hell".

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Ryan made some candid confessions about parenting 

While he was candid about some of the difficulties of being a dad, he adores his brood and is very thankful to have Blake by his side. 

During his segment on My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, he told the host: "Blake, full disclosure, really showed me how to do all this. Blake runs the show, I would kind of really phone things in if it wasn't for her."

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