Christina Ricci will get that it’s not all the time about age. The Penelope star, 42, opened up about her children, revealing that her 9 month previous toddler Cleopatra is ready to sleep alone in a crib, however her eight 12 months previous son Freddie nonetheless isn’t fairly there but. “The fact that I can put her down in her crib and she just goes to sleep when my 8-year-old still sleeps with me is amazing,” the actress advised PEOPLE journal on September 26, joking that it’s a “f***ing miracle” that her child is sleep educated.
The Sleepy Hollow magnificence then launched into the individualities of her two kiddos, saying that when she tried the identical sleep coaching with Freddie, he “screamed himself hoarse and started banging his head against the crib railing,” so she needed to pull again. “But with Cleo, when we decided to try it and see how she would react to it, she just sort of whined for about seven minutes and then laid down, clutched her little unicorn and went to sleep. It was like she was ready and she wanted to do it, and it was right for her.”
Christina, who turned a cult darling with darkish movies like Prozac Nation and Addams Family Values and grew right into a family identify, first turned a mom when she gave start to Freddie with ex-husband James Heerdegen in August 2014. She filed for divorce from James in July 2020, and later became pregnant with little Cleopatra. Christina married hair stylist Mark Hampton in October of 2021 forward of the birth of their daughter on December 8.
So far, it seems her two infants are getting alongside famously, and the Yellowjackets actress admits she pays Freddie to play along with her daughter “for 20 minutes at a time in her little playpen,” and says that “he is really helpful” with Cleo. “He can help me make a bottle. He can help me in the bathtub with her. It is really great,” she advised the journal. “There hasn’t been a lot of sibling jealousy or anything. That has been a huge relief.”