Hilary Duff is a dedicated mother to six-year-old Luca, and she’s also expecting a second child, with boyfriend, Matthew Koma.

In a recent interview with InStyle, the 30-year-old revealed that she sometimes struggles to juggle her career with motherhood.

She even told a story about how she once ended up saying that she “sucked” at parenting in front of her young son…

???? Max relax ????

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She shared to InStyle: “So I happened to be home on a Friday or Monday, and I was just scrambling.

It was just one of those mornings where everything that could have gone wrong, was wrong, and we were running late. I was burning the toast over and over again, and I think I had literally been through three pieces of toast.

He was finishing his homework, and it was just crazy, and I was like, ‘Oh my God, I just suck right now.’ And I said it out loud.”

How did Luca react?

“He said, ‘You don’t suck, you’re the best mommy. You’re doing the best you can do. And I really like burnt toast,'” Hilary recalls.

“I was like, ‘You are the sweetest child. I can’t even deal with you, thank you so much. I don’t know what I did to deserve you.’ He can just be really sweet in that way.”

“He knows that I would never let him say something like that about himself. It was actually out of character for me to say it about myself where he could hear me, but I was pulling my hair out. But he said, ‘You don’t suck, you’re doing the best you can do.’ So sweet.”

My sweet sweet boy. Oh the adventures we’ve had ????

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  • Oh Oh !! I wonder if the boy said anything about it at school. Some have a habit of reporting embarrassing things at school or to grandparents.


  • Aw bless, what a wisdom out of this little mouth :) at moments like this we really can learn from our kids !


  • Oh! that is just so sweet and children can be so sensitive and understanding of their parents. A heartwarming moment for sure! :)


  • Gorgeous boy I hope my boy grows up as sweet.


  • What a darling boy. She is clearly raising him right :)


  • Kids can be so genuine and kind at times. It’s moment like these we cherish as parents.


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