Chrissy Teigen was born in Delta, Utah, but eventually moved to California when she was a teenager. Not long after, Teigen was approached by a photographer while working in a surf shop, a chance meeting that then went on to define her career. Since then, Teigen has been in and out of celebrity stardom, working as a model, a television host, a television presenter, a reality star, a fashion designer, an author, and more recently, a television judge.
Teigen is also known for being married to the successful singer, John Legend. The pair have two kids, who feature in a number of their social media posts. Teigen is also famed for her mouth and isn't afraid to say what she thinks about a number of topics and issues, especially politics, gender, and the unnerving expectations of what a mother should be. Here are 10 hilarious quotes about motherhood by Chrissy Teigen.
10 "When Luna Is Awake I Want Her To Sleep And When She Is Asleep I Want Her Awake..."
"this is my parenting life."
In 2013, Chrissy Teigen married John Legend after four years of dating. Three years later, Teigen gave birth to daughter Luna. In true Teigen style, she documented the early days of parenting via her twitter account, complete with hilarious stories and birthing banter. In the beginning, Teigen openly talked about her lack of sleep and difficulties with adapting to motherhood.
In fact, Teigen has since been extremely open with regards to her battle with postpartum depression, something that affected her dramatically after the birth of her daughter. However, despite the hard times, her humor never faded, with her tweets still entertaining the masses.
9 "No One Told Me I Would Be Coming Home In Diapers Too"
Chrissy Teigen isn't afraid to get deep down and personal, especially when it refers to herself. Yes, in 2016, not long after the birth of her daughter, Luna, Teigen tweeted about the effects that childbirth had on her pelvic floor.
Teigen later commented on her decision to keep it real, stating, "Every morning when I look at myself in the mirror, I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh, how did it get here? My baby was, like, four pounds and I gained, like, 60 pounds, and that seems off!’ … But, you know, I think everyone’s body is just really different. That’s why, my posts of real mom stuff, and wearing the diaper, and having that mesh thing, and real postpartum business? I think as important as it is for people to see me do that, it’s also really important for me."
8 "Photos Are Literally Split-Second Moments In Time That Evolve..."
"I despise mommy shamers. I am a proud shamer of mommy shamers."
Chrissy Teigen has had her fair share of Mommy shamers and is constantly hounded by mothers across the globe with regards to her parenting skills. In fact, Teigen is just about criticized for everything, from not breastfeeding her youngest, Miles, to the way she holds her daughter, Luna.
Thankfully, Teigen isn't afraid to give those who criticize her and regularly calls them out on their behavior. For instance, she was recently absconded for endangering her daughter's leg while sliding down a slide. Teigen replied, "Wish you guys would have told me about the leg thing earlier. They broke. Both of them. And everyone else’s in the park broke too just from watching it happen. There are so many broken legs here (heads up photos are a one-second moment in time, I was lifting her onto my lap)."
7 "This Baby Is Sucking The Life From Me. Drinking My Water, Making Me Dry. Eating My Food, Making Me Hungry..."
Chrissy Teigen is often attacked for her tongue and cheeky sense of humor, something that other Moms can't quite get their heads around. Yes, Teigen can also be extremely sarcastic, which then leads to negative comments and criticism when people don't understand the sarcasm.
However, it seems whatever Teigen does is wrong, even when it comes to feeding her kids. In fact, when a picture of her bottle feeding her son surfaced on her husband's Instagram, one follower commented, "You know longer breastfeed?", leading Teigen to respond, "John never breastfed Miles" making fun of the fact that she commented on John's page and not hers.
6 "Only I Can Understand My Kid. She's Like..."
“BDIDKDKODKDHJXUDHEJSLOSJDHDUSJMSOZUZUSJSIXOJ” and I’m like “ok I will get you a piece of sausage in just a minute”
Chrissy Teigen's Twitter is often full of hilarious and amusing Tweets, especially when referring to her daughter, her son, or even her husband. However, not everybody is amused by her sense of humor, with a large number of people preferring to attack Teigen rather than be nice.
For instance, Teigen is often criticized for the way she holds her daughter. In fact, one follower went as far as to comment on a picture of the pair, writing, "This is NOT how a baby is held." This time enough was enough for Teigen, who then engaged in a Twitter spat with the user which has since been deleted.
5 "Any Doctors Here? Am I Allowed To Get A Wax During My Epidural?..."
Everybody knows that giving birth is the most painful experience a human being can go through. Chrissy Teigen decided to use that pain to her advantage by asking Twitter if she could kill two birds with one stone by getting a wax after having an epidural. Teigen went on to call her idea "genius" with a number of moms agreeing with her wise words.
4 "I Can Confirm Postpartum Life Is 90% Better When You Don't Rip To Your Butthole. Baby Boy: 1 Point. Luna: 0"
Chrissy Teigen isn't one to shy away from the truth, especially when it comes to her Twitter account. That's right, after giving birth to her second child, Miles, Tiegen spilled some graphic details with regards to the birth of her first child and seemingly didn't care.
The most refreshing thing about the tweet is Teigen's refusal to pretend that she had the perfect birth. Yes, celebrities also undergo tears and rips, just like 27% of regular women all over the world. The tweet, which was also hilarious, was loved by mothers across the globe, who applauded her for not sugarcoating the birthing experience.
3 "Fell Asleep Among My Breast Pump On And I Think I'm In A Different Dimension Now..."
Most mothers know the struggles of breastfeeding, the pain, the stress, and the constant worry. To make matters worse, breast pumping can also be extremely difficult, with both the equipment and the time requirements something of a strain.
However, as the saying goes, "don't cry over spilled milk" with Teigen doing just the opposite and making her audiences laugh while doing so.
2 "My Biggest Parenting Conundrum: Why It Is So Hard To Put Someone Who Is Already Sleepy To Sleep"
Chrissy Teigen likes to tell it how it is, especially when it comes to parenting. In fact, one of the most refreshing things about Teigen as a mother is that she isn't afraid to admit when something is difficult, when something is annoying, or when something is just downright tiresome.
Yes, parenting is full of difficulties and conundrums, yet so many mothers are too scared to talk about them in case they feel judged for being a bad parent. Thankfully, Teigen is around to tweet otherwise.
1 "That Was A Life-Changing 20 Hour Flight. As In, I No Longer Think I can Handle Another Child."
There are many situations that parents prefer to avoid while having young children. For instance, flying with small children is not at the top of every parent's wish list, but when you have no other option you just have to do it.
Tiegen found this out the hard way when she flew to Thailand with her daughter and her son. As a result, Teigen decided to close for business when it came to adding a third to their brood and proudly stated so on Twitter for all the world see. Yes, flying with young kids can do that to a person.