Raising kids is a struggle that celebrity moms know all too well. But stars like Christina Aguilera and Katie Holmes have used some of the weirdest parenting methods to discipline their kids and it's raising a lot of eyebrows.
The model decided to potty train her son from birth, so she carried him around completely naked to practice elimination communication. Or in other words, she’d hold him over a toilet whenever he had to go.
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Bethenny Frankel drank beer while breastfeeding her baby.
“I was excited that I was allowed to have a beer. [But] I don’t think that it produced more milk. I don’t believe in any of the gimmicks!” the Real Housewives star said.
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Madonna doesn't let her kids read or watch the news.
The pop star once left a lengthy list of rules for her ex, Guy Ritchie when he had to take care of them. One of the rules on the list was reportedly that they couldn’t read newspapers or magazines, and they couldn’t watch TV or DVDs.
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Christina Aguilera surrounds her son with images of female nudes.
“I think it's important that he sees mommy not be ashamed for her sexuality. I mean, he's two. We're art collectors, there are a lot of female nudes around the house. Max will be growing up in a house where it's just the norm,” she once said.
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Gwyneth Paltrow only lets her kids watch shows in French and Spanish.
The famous mom is pretty determined to have her kids learn different languages.
“Apple was cross as I only let them watch TV in French or Spanish. When I’m in France, I go to Boulevard Beaumarchais and buy all their cartoons,” she said.
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Alanis Morissette is willing to breastfeed her kids until they're as old as six.
"Some kids naturally stop at two, some stop at a couple of years later, it's up to the child. I will stop when he says it's time to stop," she said about her son, Ever.
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Leah Remini bottle fed her three-year-old daughter every single night.
"My daughter runs the house. The problem I’m having with bottle feeding is basically that Sofia drinks six or more bottles a night," she said. But fortunately, Rachael Ray was able to intervene and help Leah get her off the bottle.
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Lisa Whelchel hot-sauced her children’s tongues to punish them for misbehaving.
"It's a logical consequence. If you cause somebody pain, either by the words you say by lying and not being a trustworthy person or by biting, this is a logical consequence. It's your mouth that's the offender," she said.