Victoria Beckham leads American Mother's Day posts with open letter to her children

Meanwhile Beyonce, J-Lo, Drew Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow shared sweet family pics

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  • It was Mother's Day in America this weekend and to mark the occasion, Victoria Beckham wrote a touching open letter to her children. The mum-of-4 wrote the letter about teaching her children Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12, Cruz, 10, and Harper, 3, not to take their "privileged life" for granted.

    "Being in a position where they live such a privileged life, it is important that our children understand humility, that they appreciate how their parents have worked very hard to create this life for the family and that they, too, have a responsibility to work hard, be respectful and never, ever take anything for granted," she wrote in the letter published by Time.

    The 41-year-old went on to talk about the struggles of being a working mum. "Like so many working mothers all over the world, I feel the constant struggle to be the best mother I can, whilst setting a good example to my children to work hard," she wrote. "I travel for work when it’s necessary, and I miss them all the time when I am away. But they hide notes in my suitcase, which I love to find when unpacking, and I always bring photographs of all the family and put them by my bed so they are the first thing I see when I wake up and the last thing I see when I go to sleep.

    "I love to hear their voices on the phone and seeing their faces—thank goodness for FaceTime."

    Click next to see how Beyonce, J-Lo, Drew Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow marked Mother's Day

    Photo: Getty
  • Blue Ivy is the spitting image of mum Beyonce

    If you ever needed proof that Beyonce's daughter Blue Ivy is the spitting image of her mum – then this is it.

    Bey shared a picture of her own mum Tina, alongside a picture of herself with her 3-year-old daughter. And doesn't baby Bey look just like little Blue?

    Photo: Instagram / Beyonce
  • Gwyneth Paltrow's cute letter from her son

    Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram to share the sweet letter she got from her son Moses, 9. 

    The letter reads: "Dear Mom, you are wonderful because you always help me feed and play with the bunnies. My favourite part of the day is when we watch the bunnies run around the garden.

    "Thank you for teaching me how to start a website, I love your website and I wanted to have one too. Love, Momo.”

    Photos: Instagram / Gwyneth Paltrow
  • J-Lo's children write her books

    Jennifer Lopez showed off her 7-year-old twins' creativity by sharing pictures of the books they made her.

    "Books written by Max and Emme. #sograteful#soblessed," she commented on Instagram.

    Photos: Instagram / Jennifer Lopez
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  • Drew Barrymore's baby selfies

    To celebrate Mother's Day, Drew Barrymore shared pictures with her daughters.

    First up was a selfie with 2-year-old Olive. "And Mother's Day weekend begins!!!!!#happymothersday," Drew commented.

    Next was a sweet picture of her 1-year-old daughter Frankie. "Me, Frankie and the flowers. #happymothersday," she commented.

    Photos: Instagram / Drew Barrymore

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