Raising grounded ladies! Brooke Shields is additional intentional about ensuring her and husband Chris Henchy‘s two daughters are respectful.
The mannequin, 56, has been “really tough” with Rowan, 18, and Grier, 16, from the beginning, she completely advised Us Weekly at New York Academy of Art’s 2022 Tribeca Ball on Tuesday, April 19.
“It’s all about respect and manners and appreciation and giving back,” the New York native defined. “You start them young. They could say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ before they could even say [the words]. … It was, like, a tone. They would say ‘peas’ and ‘ta tu’ or something.”
The actress famous that she and Henchy, 58, “don’t have it figured out” however are doing their greatest.
The couple, who wed in 2001, despatched their eldest little one off to Wake Forest University in August 2021. “I’m just enthralled with how much she’s doing,” the There Was a Little Girl creator gushed to Us of Rowan. “If you’ve done it seemingly right [as a parent], they fly and take off and do what they’re supposed to do and live and become who they are. And you’re crying in the car all the way from North Carolina to New York, so I guess I’m doing it right.”
In November 2021, the Blue Lagoon star completely advised Us that she has missed the school pupil “every day” since dropping her off.
“My unique and extraordinary baby girl spreading her wings,” the Suddenly Susan alum wrote by way of Instagram on the time. “I love you so. We are so proud of you. This was the saddest drive away from anywhere I’ve ever had to make. But my baby is BEGINNING one of the most important adventures of her life to date … NOW!”
As for Grier, the Golden Globe nominee’s youngest daughter just lately joined her mother in a Victoria’s Secret shoot for Mother’s Day.
“It was a huge honor,” the Law and Order: Special Victims Unit alum gushed on Tuesday. “To be in that environment and watch her conduct herself with such grace, I was really proud. Not of anything I’ve done but just [proud] of her.”
The Pretty Baby star known as Grier “very smart” and “extremely self-aware,” saying that she doesn’t should “worry about her being taken advantage of” whereas modeling.
With reporting by Diana Cooper