15 Honest Quotes About Fatherhood From Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde have two children. 

Jason Sudeikisis learning the ins and outs of parenting.

The actor and his partner, Olivia Wilde, have two children ― 3-year-old Otis and 11-month-old Daisy.

In honor of his birthday on Monday, here’s a collection of Sudeikis’ quotes about parenting.

On hearing his sonsay “Dada”:

“He calls me Dada. I think that’s hilarious, mind-blowingly hilarious. Maybe not hilarious in the conventional sense of a Chris Rock joke, or a Louis C.K. TV show, but it’s hilarious to me. I never thought that was going to happen and that it would be so intoxicating when it did.”

On balancingcareer and family:

“It takes a village.”

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On howfragilebabies are:

“Just like, the tininess of it all. All the clichés are true. That’s the thing that you find out about kids and like falling in love. Oh, all the clichés are true.”

Onhaving a son:

“My joke, when we had Otis was, at least, having a boy, I have a better understanding of how I’m going to screw him up.”

On taking care of atoddler:

“He’s looking for danger at all times. We’re just trying to keep him alive.”

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On riding the trainwith his infant:

″[He’s a] little subway baby. We don’t care what diseases he gets.”

On almost missing hisson’s birth:

“Around 9 p.m. nothing is moving. [Olivia’s] like, ‘OK, it’s going to be a couple hours. Go ahead and go get some food.’ I’m like, ‘Well, I’m going to Taco Bell ’cause I’m about to be a dad.’ ... I then leave Taco Bell and I think, ‘Well what would a dad from the ’50s do? He’d go to a bar. I’m going to go to a bar.’ It was just two shots. I’m thinking, well, I got to take a picture of this, so I lift up my phone, I see ‘Missed call: Olivia.’ It started to ring again, so I answer the phone. ’I’m like, ‘Hon, what’s going on?’ And she goes, ‘It’s happening, get back here, it’s happening.’ I down my drink. I thought we had four hours.”

On having adaughter:

“She couldn’t have a better role model in [Olivia] and my sisters and Olivia’s sisters and our mothers.”

On havinghelp:

“We’re really lucky to have family nearby and amazing people to help sit. We’re using a night nurse because Liv’s got a million things going on. It allows for us to have the freedom to make, hopefully, interesting choices, creatively.”

On seeing his son growfrom baby to toddler:

“You get to watch evolution actually happen in front of your very eyes.”

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On what makes himproudestas a dad:

“Just doing it with the right person. When I look at Olivia and the way that she pulls off all these things ― it’s gonna be easy for him to grow up in a house of love and respect because I feel that way about his mom ... It really is. I think that that’s ... probably what I’m most proud of.”

On how fatherhood haschanged him:

“Well, I have a kid... I think we’re both probably a little bit more selective of the time we went to spend away from home.”

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On being anew parent:

“It’s pretty great. You’d have to ask [Otis]. I mean, I’m having a blast, I don’t know if he likes me. He doesn’t know English yet so you know, we’re getting there.”

On his son’sskills:

“He’s a Connect Four prodigy.”

On his mostembarrassing parenting moment to come:

“I anticipate it and it will be great and I hope it’s captured by professional street photographers.” 

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.