Celebrity Parenting Advice That Is Simply Too Good To Ignore

Take a look at the parenting advice given by some famous people.

It is almost incredible how many people suddenly have copious amounts of advice for us when we become parents. Advice is a valuable part of parenting and some are good and others are best ignored. So, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at the advice given by some famous people.

Here are our top celebrity advice picks:

1

Princess Diana

“Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children.”

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2

Drew Barrymore

“The best kind of parent you can be is – Lead By Example!”

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3

Elizabeth Banks

“Be open to any help………it’s really important to know when to ask for help.”

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4

Mission Impossible star Tom Cruise

“Believes you should encourage your child’s creativity and self-expression in order for them to discover their own identity.”

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5

Heidi Klum

“Roll with the flow”

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6

Ewan McGregor

“Pay attention. Turn off your phone. Lose yourself in their world even if for only a short time, it will mean the world to you and them.”

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7

Jada Pinkett and Will Smith

“We don’t do punishment……our kids are taught to be responsible for their own decisions. As long as they can explain why that was the right thing to do for their life.”

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8

Brooke Shields

This no-nonsense parent’s advice is: “We are not responsible to anybody but our kids and ourselves”; and she doesn’t care if she looks overbearing and controlling to the outside world.

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9

Tess Daly

“Teach your kids to be good and teach them great morals – they won’t go wrong”. She is all about morals, saying they are “imperative”

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10

Salma Hayek

“Parents should put their kids to bed every night, because ‘one day you won’t be able to’ and it will happen really fast”

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11

Alicia Silverstone

She agrees with Salma saying – “Enjoy every moment…..It passes so quickly”

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12

Kate Hudson

“Allow your children the freedom to be themselves and feel confident in their choices and make mistakes without too much judgement” says Kate, following in her famous mum Goldie Hawn’s parenting style footprints.

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13

Madonna

“You have to be extremely disciplined”- Is the key to being able to manage both work and children – says Madonna ; who believes being a working parent is difficult but doable.

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Some celebrity advice for those “new or expecting parents”……..

14

Emma Thompson

She advices that “The main thing is not to listen to what anybody else tells you about giving birth, because they always make it sound like a disaster”

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15

Lisa Kudrow

For anyone who is about to give birth; Lisa Kudrow says, “There will be a few weeks afterward when you’ll feel terrible, but don’t freak out because it will pass.”

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16

Patsy Palmer

“You really need to have a routine; it’s a bit boring at times and you certainly won’t get to go out for a while” but Eastenders actress, Patsy Palmer says this is the key to surviving a new baby.

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17

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

“As a mum, you cannot be too hard on yourself” is the key says Sophie (mum to three).

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18

Katherine Heigl

She has the best advice for those struggling to get baby to sleep – “Use a big standing fan on high wattage to drown out surrounding noise” – it’s a trick her mom taught her and she swears by it”.

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Calista Flockhart

“If you stay at home with your toddler 24/7 you get mush-brain” – Calista is all about still taking time for yourself.

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However, the most profound advice has to be from Victoria Beckham – who says that “Parenthood is incredible and motherhood is something I will recommend to anyone – BUT – the problem is that once you’ve had one baby you will want another one!

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Written by Angelina Angileri

As a single mom of four incredible children, Angie always says that she has a PHD in “Surviving Life”. Having worked in both the health and financial industry, she eventually found that writing not only “feeds every fiber of her soul” but also hopes that sharing her story and “mamy” skills will inspire other mommies out there.