In an interview with Today to promote Neutrogena, the actress noted that she’s always hungry for advice about raising kids and new perspectives from other parents to help inform her own decisions.
“I am a parent that actually loves to hear advice from other mothers,” she said. “I don’t care if your filter is judgmental or altruistic — I still want to hear it because it may be valuable to me.”
Bell and her husband, Dax Shepard, are raising two young daughters, 4-year-old Lincoln and 2-year-old Delta.
During the interview, she shared her own parenting methods, including her attempts to make tasks that aren’t particularly fun “apply to their curiosity level.” For example, she often has to put sunscreen on her girls in the morning, and they used to hate it, Bell said.
“But now, first of all I let them see me put it on because I think they give me a lot more respect when they’re mimicking what I’m doing,” she said, adding that…