By Delaney Gilbride

In celebrity news, actress Eva Mendes is all about that family life! In a recent celebrity interview with Shape magazine, the 43 year-old actress opened up about her home life with handsome husband Ryan Gosling, 36, saying, “What people don’t know about me is that I love being home. Instead of hitting the red carpet, I’d rather be with our girls.” The celebrity couple are parents to their two daughters Esmeralda, 2, and Amanda, 10 months, and it looks like they couldn’t be more in love with their little family! According to UsMagazine.com, the actress also shared her struggle with losing extra baby weight, but it looks like her kids might be helping her out as she said, “It’s not as hard as I thought it would be, because I’m always running around with the kids. I never sit down — I’m on the move all day.”

This celebrity mom has no problem being home with her celebrity kids. What are some benefits to being a stay-at-home parent?

Cupid’s Advice:

Chances are that when you have kids you’re never going to want to leave the little munchkins! So, if you’re able to be a stay-at-home parent, what are the advantages? Cupid’s here to tell you all about it:

1. If there’s every an emergency – you’ll be there: If you’re a stay-at-home parent you’ll be able to act on any emergency immediately. You wont need to be worrying about what could happen to your kids while you’re stuck behind a desk at work. You’ll be right there ready to handle whatever is thrown at you!

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2. It’s economically friendly: If you’re able to rely on only one partner for your income, being a stay-at-home parent can help save a lot of money in more ways than one. You’ll save on gas, car maintenance, and most importantly child care. All of those things are bound to add up if you’re working away from home.

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3. You’ll have a constant routine: If you’re staying at home with your kids you don’t have to worry about being pulled out of meetings or being late to work because of your hectic life at home. You’ll be able to have a normal routine at home that most likely won’t change too often.

Are you a stay-at-home parent? Comment below with some of its pros!