Inside Gwyneth Paltrow’s tight-knit relationship with her children

The Oscar-winner is a proud mum of two!

Gwyneth Paltrow, the iconic actress turned lifestyle entrepreneur, is also a proud mother.

After tying the knot with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin in 2003, Gwyneth welcomed two children into the world. 

First came Apple Martin, born on May 14, 2004, followed by her brother, Moses Martin, born on April 8, 2006.

Gwyneth has spoken at length about how wonderful motherhood is; for instance, in 2021, she told W Magazine

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Gwyneth with a young Apple and Moses.

“I’ll never forget when I had my daughter Apple, the incredible rush of love that I had for her.

“I said to my mother [actress Blythe Danner], almost in shock, ‘Do you love me this much?’ It reframed, completely, how I saw motherhood.” 

Despite ‘consciously uncoupling’ from Chris in 2014, Gwyneth (who is now married to Brad Falchuk) happily co-parents Apple and Moses with Chris and his current partner, actress Dakota Johnson.

In fact, the four regularly hang out for the sake of Apple and Moses.   

Read on to see the sweetest moments Gwyneth Paltrow has ever shared with her children…


In honour of Moses’ 18th birthday, Gwyneth penned a loving tribute to her son on Instagram.

“I am so proud of who you are, I love your sensitivity and brilliance and quiet humour and I admire how deep you go into areas that interest you, becoming an expert in synths from the 80’s and the French new wave,” she wrote.

“I love how much you love the people you love, but also how internal you are. There is such a magnificent world of ideas and harmonies inside that beautiful head of yours. I am unbelievably proud of the person you are today, as you cross over the threshold into adulthood. I love you more than words can say…”

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In December 2023, Gwyneth shared this adorable photo of her and Apple.

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Gwyneth, Apple and Blythe attended a Goop x Gucci garden party in July 2023.

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For Apple’s birthday last year, which coincided with Mother’s Day 2023, Gwyneth posted this sweet snap along with the caption:

“Thank you for sharing your birthday this year with Mother’s Day, a fitting conjugation, a double celebration of you and what you have given to me – the GIFT of being your [mum]. I love you so deeply and wholly, it defies articulation. To behold you as a 19-year-old woman fills my heart with almost unbearable love, pride and meaning! I can’t take it! Thank you for making me brunch, I am making you dinner!! I love you so much, forever and ever…”

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Moses really is the spitting image of his father…

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A family selfie!

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“Oh man do I love you,” Gwyneth wrote on National Daugter’s Day in 2021.


In November 2020, Gwyneth shared a wonderfully poignant moment with her children. She took Apple and Moses to visit the resting place of her father, the late Bruce Paltrow.

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For Mother’s Day 2019, Gwyneth thanked her kids. “Thank you to my two beauties for the best morning, and for my entire life. I love you both so much. I love all you mamas out there!”

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