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7 Reasons We Love Kristen Bell

Jenn is perhaps best known as the author of the popular parenting blog Breed ‘Em and Weep (2005-2012). She’s written for many magazines, newspapers and websites, including Brain, Child Magazine, Literary Mama, and The Boston Globe. Jenn’...

We love Kristen Bell's attitude about motherhood — and pretty much everything else

We have a teeny, tiny crush on Kristen Bell. What's not to love? Every week it seems we read another Kristen Bell quote and find ourselves wanting to high-five her. Here are the top seven reasons to join our chill cult and develop a Kristen Bell crush with us.

Family is everything to her

"I always think, if I'm on my deathbed, what am I gonna be thinking about?" she mused. "And it won't be some random movie I participated in, or some TV show. It will be my family."

She's teaching her girls compassion above all

"I am trying to teach my kids not be stunted by country lines, language barriers or religious boundaries. And that all human beings and everyone in the world is part of someone's family and they should be treated as such. It's so simple to get caught up in lines that divide us. Why are you different? I think it's important to remind ourselves that we are all the same and everyone is doing the best they can with what they have." Boom.

More: Kristen Bell's daughter is dropping F-bombs

Her idea of a fun night looks a lot like ours

While most A-listers were pounding Grey Goose at deadly chic Golden Globes after-parties, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard were... playing Settlers of Catan.

Let the after party begin. @daxshepard @goldenglobes @settelersofcatan #GoldenGlobes #settelersofcatan

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She's not afraid to talk about her struggle with depression

"I felt plagued with a negative attitude and a sense that I was permanently in the shade. I'm normally such a bubbly, positive person, and all of a sudden I stopped feeling like myself."

She added, "It's important for me to be candid about this so people in a similar situation can realize that they are not worthless and that they do have something to offer."

She keeps it real about her insecurities

"I shatter a little bit when I think people don't like me. That's part of why I lead with kindness and I compensate by being very bubbly all the time because it really hurts my feelings when I know I'm not liked. And I know that's not very healthy and I fight it all the time."

More: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are the chillest celebrity couple out there

She's not buying into perfectly edited images of motherhood on social media

"In the age of social media, when you can edit your life in beautiful pictures, it's important to remind moms that all of us are wearing yogurt and all of our hands smell like urine," she told Redbook. "When you present an unrealistic idea of perfection to people, it's not fair."

Her marriage to Dax Shepard is the most relatable marriage in Hollywood

We can't help but like anybody who posts a #TBT of their wedding day that looks like this:

#tbt to when I cried at our wedding and @daxshepard thought it was really funny.

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