I’ve often felt my parenting skills could use a little brushing up. How was I supposed to know a popsicle isn’t a well-rounded meal? It looks like Helena Bonham Carter has the right idea – she’s calling in the experts for help in being a mom to son Billy Raymond, 7, and daughter, Nell, 2-1/2, her kids with director Tim Burton.
“I’m taking parenting classes,” Bonham Carter says. “You know, no one taught me what to do.”
The Harry Potter actress calls the classes “fun” and says, “They’re teaching me some really interesting things, like it’s not your job to know everything…You’ve got to get them to think for themselves.
“What a relief,” she admits. “I don’t have to know everything.”