10 Celebrity Mums on Parenting

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The things that you need to know about children

Katherine Heigl

‘Don’t be surprised if it takes a while to connect.’


Tess Daly

‘Teach your kids to be good and teach them great morals – they won’t go far wrong.’


Salma Hayek

‘Put her to bed yourself every night, because one day you won’t be able to and it’s going to happen really fast.’


Calista Flockhart

‘If you stay at home with a toddler 24/7, you get mush-brain.’


Debra Messing

‘Get a good babysitter.’


Kate Hudson

‘Allow them to have freedom and make mistakes without too much judgment.’


Sophie Ellis-Bextor

‘As a mum, you can’t be too hard on yourself.’


Julia Louis-Dreyfus

‘Whenever I felt down, my mum would remind me that a sense of humour gets you through just about anything.’


Rachel Stevens

‘Breathe. Don’t forget to breathe. When you get nervous, just take deep breaths.’


Meera Syal

‘Be content with the basics. As long as you have a happy family, food, a bit for treats and everyone’s healthy, that’s all you need. ’


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