8 Celebrities Who’ve Opened Up About Their Unusual Parenting Decisions

Every parenting decision will affect the child’s future. No one can deny that there’s a lot of pressure on parents and they have their methods of parenting their children.
Anyway, all parents definitely want the best for their kids, yet each family has its unique style. And each of them has pros and cons, making parents confused in choosing the most appropriate parenting option. When it comes to celebrities, some of them decide to give their children a glimpse inside their private lives, while others set up many restrictions or special rules for their kids.
Whether we agree with them or not, it’s always fascinating to see, and it’s probably useful to learn how other parents are raising their children. Parenting is always a joyful ride with huge responsibilities. So we’d love to share some rare parenting techniques applied by our favorite celebrities. Certainly, you may find out something useful in this article. Scroll down and check them out!

#1 Penélope Cruz

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The 48-year-old actress Penélope Cruz and her husband, actor Javier Bardem, have an 11-year-old son and a 9-year-old daughter. She claims that social media is “especially affecting younger generations.” She also added, “I feel really bad for the ones that are teenagers now.”
In addition, the actress admitted that Penélope has a “strange relationship” with it. She revealed that her children will not have phones “until they are much older,” declaring, “No social media until at least 16.”

#2 Kourtney Kardashian

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Kourtney Kardashian, who is known as a reality TV star, hasn’t used a microwave since welcoming her first child. She shared, “When I had Mason, I did a lot of health-related research and decided to get rid of my microwave.” Kardashian went on, “I read that toxins from plastic containers can be transferred to food when reheated.”

#3 Christina Applegate

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The 50-year-old actress Christina Applegate welcomed her only child when she was 39. She said that she uses a device to suck the snot out of her daughter’s nose. The actress defined the product as something that “sucks the stuff” out of her daughter’s nose. It’s got a long [tube] and you do it with your mouth,” she detailed.

#4 Julia Roberts

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Despite the fact that she admits to having a huge sweet tooth herself, Julia would not let her 3 children indulge in sweets. She made it clear, “You want sweets, ice cream, and cake to be a great treat and a celebration.” So, Roberts’ kids have these treats only on particular occasions she decides. The actress continued, “I think this makes them appreciate it when they do have it.”

#5 Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed

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When the actress Nikki Reed was pregnant, she and her husband, actor Ian Somerhalder, are arranging “one month of silence” after the baby is born. She explained, “We’ll take the baby’s first month for ourselves.” Reed also added, “Just the three of us, no visitors, and we’re turning off our phones too, so there’s no expectation for us to communicate.”

#6 Alicia Silverstone

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Alicia Silverstone has only a 10-month-old son named Bear. She shared a video showing her bird-feeding her child. That means she would chew the food in her mouth, then pass it into her’s child mouth. The actress defended her feeding style, claiming to those criticizing her, “I do want to let you know that this has been going on for thousands of years [...] and it’s natural.”
She added, “My kid is healthy. My kid’s the happiest baby ever. He didn’t have teeth, and he would choke.”

#7 Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

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Both 2 Hollywood stars certainly have the means to spoil their 2 kids with numerous material things. They chose a truly different route. In fact, even for Christmas events, Kunis shared, “So far, our tradition is no presents for the kids. The children not only get nothing from their parents, but they also have to give away the old clothes in their wardrobe or whatever they don’t use anymore. Also, they would donate the others to charity.

#8 Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

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The actress Kristen Bell, who has 2 daughters with her husband, actor Dax Shepard, told, “The girls sleep on the floor of our bedroom.” At the time, the 2 girls were 9 and 7 years old, and Bell shared that they slept on a “trifold mattress.” Still, later that year, the actress gave an update on the situation, stating that the girls have “graduated” from sleeping on their floor.
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