Modern Family star Julie Bowen was photographed with her sons – Oliver, 6, and 4-year-old twins John and Gus – at the farmer’s market in Studio City, Calif. on Sunday (October 27). The trio had a blast enjoying the petting zoo while picking out some fresh produce.
“I grew up with all girls, so to me there was no subtlety between boys — they were just dirty and yelling,” Julie recently told USA Today.
“To the outside, I’m sure it still looks like that because my kids are fairly dirty and loud, but John is extremely focused, Gus is sensitive and constantly trying to make peace with everyone, and Oliver is a complete ham,” she said of her sons.
On admitting that parenthood is “awful at times,” Julie said, “Yes, that got me in trouble to say the least.” She added: “But I think we need to be honest about motherhood. It’s not always perfect. I love being a mom, but if every mom is honest with herself she knows that it’s hard work and not always fun. I’m not sure why it’s so wrong of me to admit that.”
As for the biggest surprise of motherhood, Julie said: “It’s harder to get a driver’s license than to become a mom! You come home from the hospital with a baby, and you’re thinking, ‘Are you kidding? I don’t know what I’m doing!’ It’s been how many years and I’m still in shock every time one of my kids calls me Mom. I’m like, ‘Me?’ “View Slideshow »»