Actor Ryan Reynolds is getting super candid about his love of fatherhood! “It’s kind of made me a better person, I think,” the Deadpool star admitted on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday, Dec. 4. “[But] I sort of miss being horrible. I love it.”

Ryan shares his two adorable daughters, James, 4, and Inez, 2, with his wife, Blake Lively. Though the 42-year-old gushed about being a father and how much he loves it, he did admit that being a dad also comes with obstacles. “It’s hard. It’s always a challenge, with two kids,” Ryan admitted. “I think of blinking now like tiny little breaks all day.”

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However, Ryan said the difficulties are all worth it at the end of the day. “It’s a dream,” Ryan said of being a father of two kiddos. “They’re the best. They’re my buddies. I love it.”

With two little rugrats running around the house, Christmastime must be a blast for the Reynolds-Lively family. When asked if he decorated their humble abode, let’s just say Ryan would have spit water out of his mouth if he had some in it.

“No, I don’t at all,” the actor stated. “I would never even try to do that. If I decorated, the whole house would just be like, I don’t know, old spit or something. I have none of that sensibility, but my wife, Blake, is amazing at it.”

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Although Ryan made it seem as if he doesn’t have one decorating bone in his body, The Proposal star told host Ellen DeGeneres that he would love to have a Christmas decorating contest with his neighbor, Martha Stewart. Ryan admitted that he wants to “create a competition at some point.” Sounds fun!

That is quite the challenge that Ryan is throwing down to the queen of home decor herself — but we’re not going to lie, we’d love to see that competition happen one day sooner than later!