Matt Baker admits struggle to balance life with kids after quitting The One Show

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Matt Baker confessed he has struggled creating a work/life balance with young kids.

The presenter stepped down from his enviable post on The One Show last year after nine years to spend more time with his family.

According to The Express, the Countryfile host has given up his role of president of the National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC).

The dad, 44, apologised for stepping down from the role but he admitted he was struggling to find time for his young kids Molly and Luke.

He told The Farmers Guardian: "I'm sorry. I can't get out there and see you because I'm so busy.

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"I don't want to play the old family card but I'm sure all the families will know I've got young children."

Matt admitted while he's not working, he's trying to focus his attention on his family.

He added: "When I'm not at work I'm trying to see them. It gets very difficult."

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Away from the cameras, Matt married his childhood sweetheart Nicola.

They raise their two young children Molly and Luke at their lovenest.

Matt juggles his high-flying presenting career with bringing up his family.

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After he quit The One Show, the dad-of-two admitted he was looking forward to more quality time with his family.

Matt cherished the importance of freeing up his time to allow him to have dinner with his family and putting his kids to bed.

The presenter still continues his work with Countryfile and BBC Sport.

In a statement, he said: "I’m continuing with Countryfile and BBC Sport and excited about other opportunities that come my way but most of all I’m looking forward to having dinner with my family and being able to put my kids to bed.”

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