Celebrity Parents Kevin Hart Had a 'Mini Breakdown' After Wife Left Him Home a 'Couple Hours' with Kids and Dogs Employing his signature humor Wednesday, Kevin Hart recounted a recent bout with household-managing chaos to his Instagram followers By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE. A '90s teen and horror film connoisseur, she started at the brand in 2016, after a decade of working as a technical writer and then moonlighting as a journalist beginning in 2013. Originally from New Orleans, Jen grew up both in NOLA and Florida and eventually attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando (still her home base!), where she earned a bachelor's in English/technical communication, with a minor in magazine journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 28, 2017 02:25 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Not even a famous face like Kevin Hart can escape the beautiful chaos of new parenthood. In a Wednesday evening Instagram Story, the actor and comedian — dad to newborn son Kenzo Kash with wife Eniko Parrish, plus son Hendrix, 10, and daughter, Heaven, 12 — shared a relatable (and hilarious) story about the events that had just transpired, when Parrish left him in charge of the household. “The wife left me home with the babies and dogs for a couple [of] hours by myself,” recalled the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star, 38. “Thank God she’s back.” “I had it under control in the beginning, I really did, but then the baby started crying, so I went up and I grabbed the baby,” he continues. ” I fed the baby, changed the baby’s diaper … then out of nowhere, the dogs started barking. Came to find out my dogs got outside. Not really sure how — my big Doberman opened the g–damned door.” Kevin Hart/Instagram “I got the baby, so I call my other kids — my 12- and my 10-year-old — they don’t hear me, ’cause they got the virtual-reality game set on, so they can’t hear s— I’m saying. That’s when it got real,” adds Hart, whose dogs can fittingly be heard barking in the background throughout the videos. Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter. https://www.instagram.com/p/BdErgcVn1oX/?hl=en&taken-by=enikonhart For more coverage, follow our babies magazine on Flipboard. “I had to put the baby down in the crib so I could go get the dogs. Soon as I put the baby down, the baby started crying. I somehow hit my foot on the rocking chair, twist my ankle. Ouch,” laments Hart. “Now I’m going outside to get the dogs, but I still got the baby stuff hooked up to the end of the chair, so I knock all that s— over — Diaper Genie, everything,” he continues. “I say f— it. S— got real. I go grab the dogs, get the dogs inside, the baby’s crying still … gotta go grab the baby.” The star concludes, “At the same time I grab the baby, I go inside the room and knock the VR (virtual reality) set right off my damn kids’ heads. They said, ‘What’d we do?’ I said, ‘Nothing, man. Dad just had a mini breakdown. Y’all turn the volume down on that s— so you can hear me next time I call you.” FROM PEOPLETV: How Today‘s Savannah Guthrie Copes With a Toddler, a Newborn AND 3 a.m. Wake-Up Calls! Date Night! Kevin Hart and Wife Make First Red Carpet Appearance as New Parents 3 Weeks After Welcoming Son Hart has been open about the challenges that come alongside keeping up with a large family, even admitting during his recent Saturday Night Live hosting gig that he had some misgivings about expanding his brood initially. “For me, I didn’t want to deal with that 2-year-old age again, that was my fear. That’s a tough age, you gotta have a lot of patience to deal with that 2-year-old child,” he explained in his monologue. “Think about it: All you do is repeat yourself all day to a 2-year-old child,” Hart joked.