Jason Kelce Admits He's 'Not as Adept' at Handling Baby Daughter, Acts Like He's 'Still Sleeping': 'I Try'

Jason shares his three daughters — Wyatt, Bennett, and Elliotte — with wife Kylie

<p>Lisa Lake/Getty Images; Kylie Kelce Instagram</p> Jason and Kylie Kelce (L) with daughter Bennett (R)

Lisa Lake/Getty Images; Kylie Kelce Instagram

Jason and Kylie Kelce (L) with daughter Bennett (R)

Jason Kelce is getting candid about his parenting style.

On Wednesday's episode of his New Heights podcast with brother Travis Kelce, the NFL star and dad of three, 36, talked about parenting his three girls while wife Kylie was away at Milan Fashion Week.

While he said that he can handle his older girls Wyatt, 4, and Elliotte, 3, he admitted he had some trouble with daughter Bennett, who just turned 1.

"I can handle Ellie and Wyatt," Jason said during the podcast. "It's really the baby, the infant that for some reason I'm just not as adept at handling. I try."

"I also just don't wake up, I sleep. Sometimes I actually do wake up but I act like I'm still sleeping if I'm being honest," he added.

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Related: Jason Kelce Jokes Daughter Wyatt, 4, Was ‘in Charge’ While Wife Kylie Visited Milan Fashion Week

In the same episode, Jason also joked that although he was the adult at home that week, it was really his daughter Wyatt who was running the house.

“I mean Wyatt is always in charge, really,” joked Jason.

“You try to not make her be in charge," he continued. "I try to discipline her. It’s just hard. It is hard to reason with somebody that has no reason.”

In a sweet moment, Travis, 34, noted that Wyatt was one of his favorite people to “people-watch” and that he loved watching her play with her little sister Elliotte, though she often did her own thing.

He also shared a story about when their father Ed Kelce got Elliotte a toy for her birthday in which she could shoot little foam airplanes from the top of a gun and said the “girls were going nuts” over it. He recalled telling Wyatt not to shoot Elliotte and to “be careful” but his eldest niece still shot Elliotte in the side of the head.

<p>Kylie Kelce/ Instagram</p> Jason Kelce and family

Kylie Kelce/ Instagram

Jason Kelce and family

“‘Oh no, Wyatt,’ I said don't do that… [but I saw] the slow turn, and the smile, the joy [on her face],” Travis recalled. “Ellie was having a blast. She cried for about two seconds and then was right back to shooting it!”

Jason retired from the NFL on Monday, taking a minute to thank his family of five, including wife Kylie, 31, in his lengthy goodbye speech.

While addressing his wife, Jason thanked her for bringing his three daughters into his life. "She has also given me three beautiful girls and a life that increasingly brings me more fulfillment off the field than it does on," he tearfully said during the press conference.

"I am a product of my upbringing. I think one of the best things a person can be in this world is a father. A father who is present, loving, and devoted just might be the greatest gift a child could ask for in our society," he continued.

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