When it comes to tips on parenthood there are always those that are willing to share. As any new mum will tell you then advice is always welcome to help them get through things. When it comes to celebrity mums you might ask how they manage to do it. Well here are 8 lessons that they have learnt to deal with parenthood.
Along with her hubby John Legend, this celebrity mum posts often about her life with her kids. One of the tips she came out with was to swaddle your baby before you put them in the bath. This means that the water isn’t such a big deal to the child and helps them relax.
This world-leading actress is the mother to two boys and had this to share. Her biggest tip is to be open to any help you are offered. Historically mums used to have a whole village to help them, so take any help that you are offered now, and it will make things easier for you. It is important to know it is okay to ask for help.
This popular actress who has two kids with Ashton Kutcher spoke about being tired all the time as a mum. She says that you know you are going to be tired, but that as long as your kids are healthy then you shouldn’t care. It is okay to feel exactly how you feel.
The old adage ‘Sleep when your baby sleeps’ may sound more idealistic to most mums than achievable as the struggle to continue adulting remains strong. But Tiny Fey advocates doing just that. Forget getting everything done, people will forgive you, get some sleep when you can she states.
As the mother of 4 children, she has seen a lot. One of her biggest tips is to just embrace the mess. She says that no matter what you do something will get spilt every mealtime. Kids will get breakfast all over their clean school clothes and no matter how many times you tell them to wipe their hands on a cloth, their clothes are closer. Just go with it.
Mother to twins and another son says that having children made her closer to her own mother. She thinks what if her children didn’t speak to her for two weeks and this makes her call her own mum. Besides mothers are a great source of information about children.
Christina says that once you become a mum then there is a real danger of your personality becoming all about that. You need to stay true to yourself, you are still a person as well as a mum, so just be yourself.
Our final tip comes from actress Alicia Silverstone and is so true. Time passes so very quickly, so make sure you enjoy every moment that you can. You will have so many things going on but it is important to enjoy your life.