Where? Ryan ReynoldsHe was not sure what he was doing when he proposed to spend more time at his home.

After temporarily taking a break from acting to devote more time to his wife, Blake Lively, and their three daughters—James, 7, InezThe 5-year-old, and the 2-year old Betty—the Adam Project star, 45, opened up about what the lifestyle change has really been like.

“It has been hell. It is over, but I am going back. I’m taking the first movie I can find,” Ryan joked during a Match 7 appearance on Today. No, I’m not. It has been wonderful. Although I am still very busy, I can be with my children in the mornings and put them to sleep at night.

He added, “I am no less busy. I just get home more.”

In addition to being a dedicated family man and one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Ryan juggles a number of business ventures including ownership in Welsh football club Wrexham AFC, Aviation Gin and Mint Mobile.