Angelina Jolie is sincere about the difficulties of being a mother

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Angelina Jolie has six children, Maddox, the only one who has already reached the age of majority, Pax, who already has 16 years, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 13, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 11. Although with such a large family it might seem that the issues related to motherhood there are no secrets to the protagonist of Maleficent, nothing could be further from the reality. Neither the mother more seasoned voice has the solution to everything and, according to the Hollywood star, nor lack that does. In an interview to the magazine Time, he has expressed the difficulties of the education and upbringing of the children, magnified, moreover, by the confinement. “It is impossible to be a father or mother perfect,” he assured. The good news: “The children do not want their parents to be perfect”.


Angelina Jolie and their childrenVIEW GALLERY

“Now, in the midst of this pandemic, I think all mothers and parents with children in houses. All waiting to be able to do everything correctly, respond to their needs, be calm and positive. One thing that has helped me is to know that that is impossible,” explained the actress based on her own experience. Angelina shares the custody of their minor children with Brad Pitt, that broke up three years ago, and they have learned that it is not necessary to follow it to the letter and with utmost diligence to the manual of the good mother for the children or teenagers do not get out of the lane or, in this case, is not overwhelmed by the running of the bulls. “It’s a wonderful thing to discover that your children do not want you to be perfect. Just want you to be honest”, has claimed the protagonist of Innocence interrupted.

Maddox returns home with Angelina Jolie and their brothers

One of the keys, as so many relationships in life, is to build the team. “You want, want to help you, so in the end it is the team that forms. And somehow, they also make you grow to you. You grow together”, has thought Angelina, who has taken advantage of the interview to look back to that moment that you became a mother for the first time, in 2002, when he decided to go to Cambodia and adopt Maddox. “It was not hard to love you. It was not difficult to devote myself to another person, to something bigger than my life. What was hard was knowing that from now on he had to be the one that is making sure that everything was going well,” he told.


Angelina Jolie with her eldest sonVIEW GALLERY

Since then, his life changed completely, and learned to “always be prepared to interrupt whatever he was doing or thinking to respond to a need”. In 2005 Brad Pitt comes into the equation, and in addition to adopting the two children that had Angelina, and together they decide to expand the family. Now, after their divorce, they are your main link, and just two weeks ago the former spouse reached an agreement about the education of very young children. According to US Weeklythe actress would have agreed to the idea that he held it from the beginning, her ex-husband and that consists of a “traditional education” for their children, a form of learning that I would have also recommended the therapists child, against home-schooling. However, these plans have had to be quarantined, and never better said, because of the crisis of the coronavirus.