Eva Mendes impresses fans as she details her and her daughters' favorite pastime

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling photographed in 2017

Eva Mendes seems to be soaking up every minute she has with her daughters as the second semester of school rolls around.Though notoriously private when it comes to her personal life and her daughters with Ryan Gosling, the star gave fans some insight into what she does to keep both herself and her daughters entertained.Eva and Ryan have two daughters together, Esmeralda Amada, eight, and Amada Lee, six. The couple has been together since 2011, and though the actress has previously referenced Ryan as her husband, the two have never confirmed any marriage reports.WATCH: Eva Mendes' daughter takes photos of famous mumLoading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({ 'event': evt_name, 'eventValue': { 'category': 'videos', 'action': evt_name, 'label': 'HELLO - YnA38cuP', 'videoUrl': 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/YnA38cuP.mp4', 'videoTitle': 'Eva Mendes daughter takes photos of famous mum' } }); }; var playerInstance = playerInstance || []; playerInstance['YnA38cuP'] = jwplayer('MC4wNjY4MDQwMCAxNjczOTg1NDgyMTg3Njk='); playerInstance['YnA38cuP'].setup({ sources: [ {file: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/YnA38cuP-720.mp4', label: '480'}, {file: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/YnA38cuP-1280.mp4', label: '720 HD', default: 'true'}, {file: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/YnA38cuP-1920.mp4', label: '1080 HD'} ], primary: 'html5', image: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/thumbs/YnA38cuP-720.jpg', related: { file: 'https://cdn.jwplayer.com/v2/playlists/W7M0hKhu?related_media_id=YnA38cuP', onclick : 'play' }, autostart: false, file: 'YnA38cuP', title: 'Eva Mendes daughter takes photos of famous mum', sharing: {} }); function getDataPermutive() { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { let maxRetries = 2; let countRetry = 0; let checkingInterval = setInterval( function() { if (countRetry { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { try { return getDataPermutive().then(_pdfps => { let playerConfig = playerInstance['YnA38cuP'].getConfig(); const sections = playerConfig.advertising.schedule; const updatedSections = new Array(); sections.forEach(function callback(section, index) { let offSet = section.offset; let tagUrl = section.tag; let playerSegsPerm = encodeURIComponent('&permutive=' + encodeURIComponent(JSON.parse(_pdfps || '[]').slice(0, 250).join(','))); tagUrl = tagUrl.replace(/(cust_params[^&]+)/, '$1' + playerSegsPerm); updatedSections[index] = {tag: tagUrl, offset: offSet}; }); const updatedPlaylistItem = Object.assign({}, item, {adschedule: updatedSections}); console.log('Permutive added to Pre-roll !!!'); resolve(updatedPlaylistItem); }).catch(() => { console.warn('Permutive no data!!!'); resolve(); }); } catch(error) { console.warn(error); resolve(); } }); }); jwplayer().onPlay(function () { track('play'); }); jwplayer().onPause(function () { track('pause'); }); jwplayer().onComplete(function () { track('complete'); }); jwplayer().onSeek(function () { track('seek'); }); MORE: Kelly Ripa's son is unrecognizable in new photo shared ahead of long-awaited changeThe mother-of-two took to Instagram following the long weekend to give a rare but sweet update on life as a mother-of-two, revealing that one of her and her girls' favorites activities to do together is going to watch a ballet.She shared a black-and-white clip of herself in which a voice-over says: "Okay let me tell you what. This one, this is my favorite, Wait, wait, wait, this one, that's it. No, no, hold on, this is my favorite."MORE: Charles Spencer shares touching family photo amid release of SpareMeanwhile, she is pulling several different brochures of a variety of ballet ensembles and showing them to the camera. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eva Mendes (@evamendes)The star's two daughters appear to have developed a love for the ballet"Drama!" she exclaimed in the caption, before revealing: "I love taking my girls to the theatre! Even if it’s not an 'amazing' performance, it always leaves us feeling so inspired, so connected."MORE: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck celebrate huge news months after Las Vegas marriageMORE: Tim McGraw shares peek inside luxury kitchen in sprawling Nashville homeEva then added: "Also, supporting local theatre, supporting the arts is my happy place," before asking fans: "You?" Eva and Ryan have always kept both their relationship and their daughters away from the spotlightFans were promptly impressed with her mother-daughter activity of choice, praising her in the comments section for exposing her daughters to different displays of culture from an early age."This is great to do. Opening your children to culture," one fan wrote, as others gushed: "My happy place is following smart people like you," and: "Sounds wonderful," as well as: "Memories in the making."Read more HELLO! US stories hereLike this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.