Birthday Girl! Camila Alves Celebrates Her and Matthew McConaughey’s Daughter Vida Turning 8

Happy Birthday, Vida!

Camila Alves distinguished her daughter’s birthday on Thursday with a array of honeyed amicable media posts.

“Vida … her name summarizes everything,” she wrote in English and her local Portuguese alongside a photo of herself holding her daughter in her arms. “Words can not describe. She incited 8 yesterday!!! 💚💛💚💛💚💛”

Alves also common a apart print on her Instagram Story of a honeyed mother-daughter impulse as she wished Vida a “happy 8th birthday.”

The Brazilian-born model, engineer and businesswoman is also mom to dual sons with father Matthew McConaugheyLivingston, 5, and Levi, 9.

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Vida … her name summarizes all … difference can not report … she incited 8 yesterday!!! 💚💛💚💛💚💛Vida…o nome dela já simboliza e resume tudo que ela é…essa linda fez 8 aninhos ontem!! 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

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The lifestyle consultant and Yummy Spoonfuls co-founder formerly non-stop adult to PEOPLE about how most honour she takes in a fact that her kids are deferential outward of their home.

“You contend a same things over and over and we feel like you’re failing, and afterwards they go to somebody’s residence and [adults] come behind to we observant how good they behaved, how good they are regulating their manners, how [respectful they are], how kind they are,” Alves, who considers herself “a despotic parent,” said.

“[I have] that fulfilment that, ‘Okay, they’re pulling a bounds during home, though they are training and regulating it on a outward world,’ so that creates me feel happy,” a 35-year-old added. “It gives me wish that a things we are training are indeed carrying on to a outward world.”

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Alves also combined that her son Livingston is now during an age where meltdowns are sincerely common. “He’s in a theatre that that’s all he’s doing,” she admitted. “I consider we see a moms in a airfield or open places when it happens, and everybody gets so disturbed about who’s examination … ”

“The initial thing that goes in my conduct is, ‘You were once a child — once, we did that — and if we can't know that, something is wrong with you,’ ” Alves continued. “If we can't have care for that, afterwards something’s wrong with your mind.’ ”

Camila Alves, Vida, Levi, Livingston and Matthew McConaughey

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“[My] advice for moms is [to] usually smile, usually giggle during it,” she said. “You get to a indicate that there’s usually so most we can do when a child is carrying a meltdown. You can’t stop it when you’re in a center of a meltdown, we can’t try to miscarry them and tell them stop it since they won’t, so we have to try to get them past a meltdown.”

“And if we can't mislay yourself from a situation, we have to demeanour during everybody and contend ‘I’m so sorry,’ and know that it’s going to pass,” Alves added. “Every time you have those moments, we gotta breathe and know that this, too, shall pass.”