Kids camped out in front of the bathroom door, asking them to play as soon as they step in the door after a long day of work.Everyone needs time to rest and recuperate, especially moms who magically balance it all.
They start to have an opinion and say ‘no’ 300 times a day, so I'm just trying to figure things out day by day.
We (retired NHLer Mike Comrie) and I are very calm parents, and Luca is a really mellow kid, but he'll still have meltdowns or tantrums.
” She took a moment and answered, “Do I love myself? I feel more grateful for things in my life that create love around me, instead of like, ‘I just love that about myself.’ I’m really not that person.
But I do respect myself, and I think that I’m content – for the most part – with myself.
We all know starlets can have some kooky ideas about parenting (remember Alicia Silverstone feeding her baby chewed-up food directly from her mouth? Hilary told magazine, “You know what was a big milestone? ’ I’m like, ‘I’m totally keeping it,’ and I secretly kept it.” She added that “It’s in a Ziploc bag in the back of my makeup drawer. ” Turns out, Hilary might not be unique in carrying out this practice, since she is not the only mama to preserve the stump of the umbilical cord.
) and although Hilary's kept her girl-next-door reputation in check, she's definitely made some interesting decisions when it comes to raising Luca. I’ve heard of mom’s keeping the placenta after birth so it can be turned into pills or cutting a lock of their baby’s hair off to stuff in the family scrapbook, but I’ve never heard of someone keeping the belly button after it falls off! According to , this is a popular practice done in Asian and African cultures and by moms everywhere who want to cherish the organ that kept their baby alive and fed for nine months.
Hilary understands the importance of focusing on herself too, which is something more moms need to remember!
She tells “Spending some time away from your child is important, too.
When we see pics of celebrities looking all glam for a night out, we get the impression that their lives are perfect, and that they’ve got it all figured out.
Well, that’s probably because we aren’t usually privy to the images where the moms haven’t showered in three days, and the kids are throwing temper tantrums at Target.
“As much as I was ready and excited, you’re like, ‘Oh, next step: We get married.’ That’s kind of the traditional person I’m talking about that’s inside of me, or however I was raised. But then the second people say ‘nobody cares,’ lots of people care.