But in real life actress Julie Bowen is a dab hand at managing her rambunctious brood.
The 42-year-old was spotted enjoying a day out at the local Farmers' Market with her twins Gustav and Jon, 3, and eldest child Oliver, 5.
A free ride: Actress Julie Bowen carried one of her twin sons on her back while her oldest son Oliver walked alongside her
Sporting a straw fedora hat and a pair of black-rimmed glasses, Julie treated the little boys to shaved ice and a dinosaur balloon.
Bowen was also joined by her husband Scott Phillips, a real-estate investor and software developer who she married in September 2004.
Modern Family woman: Julie Bowen larked around with one of her sons as he enjoyed the morning at a Farmers' Market in LA
Double the fun: The pretty blonde cuddles one of her gorgeous boys
'I have three kids. I should know how to take care of them,' she explained to More magazine.
But nonetheless, Julie has admitted that she and her husband have found three children a challenge: 'We’d be like, 'Here comes Saturday. It’s going to be a long-ass weekend.' All we did was poop patrol for 48 hours. When Monday would come, we’d be like, 'Thank God.' '
Keeping up: It's hard to believe the energetic actress was fitted with a pacemaker due to a heart condition in her twenties
Doting mother: Julie looks on as her children played in the petting zoo
And that is why the actress was instantly attracted to the role of Clare: 'I really related to this woman, ' she said.
'It was like, 'You’ve just got to get it done.' It doesn’t mean she doesn’t love her family. She wasn’t getting condemned [by the script] as a bad mother. This was the lead mom, and she wasn’t romanticizing parenthood.'
Proudest achievement: Julie cannot believe how well she has adapted to being a mum
'It was so scary. I immediately panicked,' the Emmy winning actress, 42, told The Los Angeles Times about the nerve-shredding ordeal.
She recalled: 'His entire face swelled up, his eye swelled shut and his lips became giant. We took him to the ER, where he was was treated with an EpiPen, and ever since then we've been vigilant about keeping him safe.'