These celebrity mothers are embracing the joys and challenges of raising sons, and they’re not afraid to show it. Despite traditional gender stereotypes, they are proud to be raising boys who are sensitive, empathetic, and kind-hearted. By sharing their experiences and celebrating their sons’ unique personalities, these moms are breaking down societal expectations and proving that there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to parenting.
Jenny Mollen who is the Live Fast, Die Hot author has two sons, Sid, 8 and Lazlo, 5, with Jason Biggs, the American Pie actor. She told Mini Magazine in 2018, “I want to raise men who do not see people in terms of their sex. I want sons who respect women but also value their voices and contributions as much as they do those of men.”
Gwen Stefani, who is best known for her “Sweet Escape” single, has three sons, Kingston, Zuma, and Apollo, with her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale. Gwen has always stated how “blessed” she is for having boys, “I don’t know why God chose me to be surrounded by boys my whole life, but here I am just surrounded by them, and I just feel really blessed. It’s really fun.”
Candice Crawford Romo
Candice and her husband, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback, Tony Romo, share three sons together, Hawkins, 10, Rivers, 8, and Jones, 5. Candice shared, “Sure, it would have been new and different to have a little girl running around, but we love our boys and I love being a ‘boy mom,’ so adding one more to the mix is exciting,” she said. “The best part about being a boy mom is that they keep me active! Whether it’s sword fighting or playing basketball, we are constantly on the go.”
Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz have two boys, Egypt, 12 and Genesis, 6. When speaking to the Daily Telegraph in 2016, Alicia said that as she’s a female empowerment activist, she truly believes that it is “really-on-purpose” that she is a mom of boys.
Best known for her roles in the Transformers movies, she and her estranged husband Brian Austin Green, share three sons, Noah, 10, Bodhi, 8 and Journey, 6. Megan tends to keep her children out of the spotlight in order to protect them.
Actress Naomi Watts has revealed that she would love to have another baby, but she’s desperate for a little girl. “If I could guarantee myself a girl, I’d say yes. But I’d be sure to have another boy! I always knew I’d have boys,” she said.
Julie Bowen is known as a mom of three in her role in Modern Family. However, in her personal life, she is a mom of three sons, Oliver, 15 and twins John and Gustav, 13, which she shares with her ex-husband Scott Phillips. In an interview with People in 2010, Julie joked that she had grown up in a family of all girls, so she believed having boys was karmic justice for torturing her father for so long.
Elle and her ex-fiance Arpad Busson share two sons, Flynn, 24, and Cy, 19. Elle uses tough love when raising her boys telling Red, “I often say to them, “I’m not here to be popular, I’m here to guide you and if I say there’s something you need to do, it’s because I’m trying to help’.”
After her divorce Pamela revelaed to People Magazine that her boys “saved me,” and “I don’t want to put that on my kids but having children changed everything. I’ve loved every moment.”
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa and her husband Mark Wilkerson, share three boys, Tucker, 10, Braydon, 14, and Mason, 16. Melissa spoke to Mini Magazine in 2016 about what her biggest challenges are with raising all boys, and she said, “I think moms of boys need to have tons of energy and just expect that your house won’t be neat again until they are grown and move out.”
Nicole Phelps who is known as the wife of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, and being a former Miss California USA have three sons, Boomer, 6, Richard, 5 and Maverick, 3.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills actress has two twin sons, Jax and Jaid, 15, with her ex-husband Mike Nilon. She also has a 31-year-old son, Oliver, who is from a previous marriage with producer Daniel Saunders. Not only does she have three sons, but she is also a boy grandmother!
Holly Marie Combs
Celine Dion and her late husband Rene Angelil share two sons, Rene-Charles, 21 and twins, Nelson and Eddy, 12.
Carrie shares two sons, Isaiah Michael, 7, and Jacob Bryan, 4, with her husband Mike Fisher. Carrie spent the most of lockdown spending time with her sons and really embraced watching them grow.
Amy and her ex-husband, Will Arnett, share two sons, Archie, 14 and Abel, 12. In 2017, she did an interview with People about certain sacrifices she’s made being a mom, and she said, “I have two young boys who are very active, so I’ve probably had to jump or climb something I didn’t want to.”
No stranger to controversy Britney spears has a had a tough time recently with her teenage boys stating on her Instagram account “I want to shake their shoulders and say wake up I’m here too!!! The teenage age is weird, I don’t know what’s going on in their heads!!!”
FEMALE Movie Characters That Were Clearly Written to Attract Male ATTENTION!
In the world of cinema, there exists a collection of female characters who were undeniably crafted with the explicit purpose of capturing and captivating male attention, transcending the boundaries of their narratives.
Lost Faith: Celebrities Abandoning Their Roots for New Religions
It’s a really big deal when converting to a new religion, both personally and culturally. When you decide to follow any religion, it is a deeply personal choice and it is one that these celebrities didn’t take lightly.
Reel Remorse: Actors Who Regretted Saying ‘No’ to Career-Defining Roles
Join us as we delve into the stories of talented actors who still carry the weight of their decisions, forever haunted by the roles they let slip away.
Heartbreak and Loss, Celebrities Who Faced the Tragic Loss of Their Children
It is extremely painful to lose a loved one, but when it comes to losing a child, the pain hits even harder and deeper. Things are never the same again. Knowing that there are celebrities who have gone through this, just goes to show that they’re human, too, and they experience awful things just like us.
From Stardom to Starflops: Catastrophic Movies That Obliterated Actors’ Careers
Join us on a bumpy ride through the dark corners of Hollywood as we explore the ten movies that wreaked havoc on the careers of unsuspecting actors, leaving them desperately searching for their next big break.