Jennifer Garner: Being messy, getting outside & eating healthy

Such a great photo of Jennifer Garner and her 5-year-old daughter Violet. Violet’s looking so pretty with her long blond locks and Dorothy-red shoes! The two were on the way home from Vi’s ballet class, sharing some GRUB as they walked to the car.

Jen seems like such an awesome, hands-on celebrity mom. You can tell by photos like this one and by fab quotes like these from People Magazine! They’re good ones — enjoy!

On being messy….

“I would rather them [Violet and 2-year-old Seraphina] feel free to be messy … Kids should be empowered to be as messy as they want to be.”

On getting outside….

“It’s so important that we remind ourselves to get up and out with our kids and run them around…. I have to remind myself [too]. Just yesterday, I realized we’d been sitting inside all day on a gorgeous day. I thought, ‘I just have to get outside. Just go and get to the park. Go out in the dirt and muck and be outside and get fresh air and run around.’”

On healthy eating….

“The best way to lead is by example, so I like to eat locally grown foods that are organic…. I think it’s important that they grow up seeing their parents trying at least to take care of themselves.”

On getting the kids to eat healthy….

“I feel like kids are more likely to eat [fruits and veggies] if they have a say in what goes into the basket…. And there’s nothing better than letting them munch on something raw while they’re walking around the farmer’s market.”

On what’s awesome about being a mom….

Just having these little people in your life to hang out with….

Love love love! — right, Gorgeouses?

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

xo Haley-O

Photo: Fame Pictures | Source

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