Ellen Pompeo and her husband look picture-perfect in rare photo with their three children

The star shares her kids with husband Chris Ivery

Ellen Pompeo gave fans much more than a glimpse at family life when she posed up a storm with her husband, Chris Ivery, and all three of their children at the recent Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda Women's Show.

The couple are proud parents to their son Eli Christopher, five, and daughters Sienna May, seven, and Stella Luna, 12, and fans were delighted to see them front and center. 

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Given that Ellen and Chris' offspring are rarely seen in public, it was a welcomed treat for their social media followers to see them. 

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The Grey's Anatomy actress was beaming in the photos which were posted on People magazine as she stood alongside her brood. 

She then took to Instagram herself and delivered more snapshots of her beautiful children decked out in the designer brand. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ellen and Chris' son is adorable

Ellen met Chris in a grocery store in Los Angeles in 2003. They were friends before it blossomed into something more and they got married in 2007, with the New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg as the legal witness to the ceremony.

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The actress hid her first pregnancy for a long time until it became obvious and so she took time away from the spotlight to focus on her family. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ellen's oldest daughter is 12

After the birth of their second daughter, Sienna, she revealed she had used a surrogate. 
Ellen spoke to InStyle about parenting and confessed: "I make a lot of mistakes. You just learn."

She added: "Kids are just so open and honest, and you could get down on yourself a lot as a parent, like 'Oh I'm not there enough.'

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Ellen and Chris welcomed their middle child via surrogate 

"It's easier to beat yourself up and feel guilty. But you can't adopt a sort of victim's attitude. You have to adopt an optimistic, can do, 'how do I fix it?' attitude with kids."

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