Tarek El Moussa shares moving post on fatherhood: 'Being a dad is not easy'

Tarek El Moussa has a deep appreciation for his children.

The Flip or Flop star opened up about fatherhood in a moving Instagram post on Thursday, revealing the kind of role model he hopes to be to his two kids with his ex-wife, Christina El Moussa, Taylor and Brayden.

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"Well...my kids go home today and I'm sitting in my car on set as I write this," the 38-year-old reality star wrote. "Being a dad is not easy...it takes love, hard work, patience and the understanding that everything you do today around your children will affect them for the rest of their lives."

"My number one goal in life that I WILL accomplish is being the best dad, friend and mentor to my children," Tarek added. "I just love them so much and I want them to live the best life ever! I ❤️❤️❤️ you Tay and Bray!!"

Being a loving father is nothing new to Tarek, who took to Instagram earlier this month to share a cute picture with his two little ones, writing, "Being a father to these two amazing kids is the best feeling in the world!"

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And those are just a couple of the nice moments of the HGTV star living his best #DadLife.

Looks like Tarek always has time to make happy memories with his children!

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