Ryan Reynolds even added some humor in his heartfelt Mother's Day tribute

By Eric Todisco
May 12, 2020 11:48 AM
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Ryan Reynolds is celebrating three very special women in his life.

On Monday, the Deadpool actor posted a belated Mother's Day tribute on Instagram to his wife Blake Lively, his mom Tammy Reynolds, and his mother-in-law Elaine Lively.

Reynolds shared a photo of the three women hugging each other, and, like always, added some humor in his heartfelt message.

"I salute these three incredible mothers for their wisdom, strength and ability to forever appear as though they’re standing at the doorway to their own surprise birthday party #HappyMothersDay ❤️," he wrote.

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Blake, 32, "liked" her husband's sweet post, while her half-sister, actress Robyn Lively, commented, "Hahaa yess totallyyyy!! We all inherited that magical trait ;)."

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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Blake and Ryan have been socially distancing with their children James, 5, Inez, 3 and their newest daughter, whom Ryan told Stephen Colbert in April is “about 8 months” now.

"We’re doing a lot of homeschooling," he told Colbert. "We’re lucky enough to have a little, tiny garden, so we’re learning a little bit about gardening. We’re trying to make this an educational experience."

Also isolating with the family of five is Elaine — who has been a "lifesaver," Ryan said of his mother-in-law.

“It’s been incredible to have her here,” he added, before joking, “She doesn’t know it but actually, she’s emergency food if this gets real.”

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Ryan and Blake met in 2010 on the set of Green Lantern and later married in 2012. They welcomed their youngest daughter — whom they have yet to reveal the name of — late last year.

In January, Blake opened up about how she and Ryan have been transitioning to life with three kids.

“At one point, we had three [kids aged] 4 and under,” the actress said during an appearance on Good Morning America. “It’s like going from two to 3,000. [We] have so many children. It’s pretty [crazy]. We’re outnumbered. It’s a lot.”

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The Gossip Girl alumna also revealed that she and Ryan weren’t the only ones learning to adjust to the new baby.

“It’s a bit of a tough adjustment in our house, but it’s good,” she told Jimmy Fallon that same month. “I have two other daughters, so my oldest is very into the baby but my middle child, not so much.