Kelly Clarkson opens up about parenthood and how she manages her 'bossy' kids at home
The mother-of-two mostly has her hands full most of the time, but she recently revealed in an interview that her two kids have the tendency to get a little 'bossy' at times.
Kelly Clarkson has her own way of dealing with her kids, and she's open to giving other parents a tip or two from her personal parenting skills docket. The Voice judge has two kids of her own, three-year-old daughter River and two-year-old son Remy.
The mother-of-two has her hands full most of the time, but she recently revealed in an interview that her two kids have the tendency to get a little 'bossy' at times. "She’s authoritative," said Clarkson to Ellen DeGeneres, giving an example of the time when her daughter took one of Clarkson's sisters around an animated tour of the Ellen DeGeneres Show studio. "She showed my sister around and my sister came back and was like, ‘I think she thinks she's like a head of this building.'"
Clarkson also revealed that her daughter is extremely protective and authoritative, especially when it comes to her little brother Remy. "She'll push him down and think like we won't figure it out, like how was he standing and now he is on the ground?" she joked.
But Remy is not a pushover, which Clarkson later confirmed in her interview. "He will just full on punch her and I'm like, ‘what?'" Clarkson shared.
"We did tell her, ‘Girl he's gonna get older and he's gonna start pushing back and doing stuff,' and literally it was like two weeks later, older happened," said the American Idol winner, adding that she and her husband Brandon Blackstock are actually happy that their son is learning to stand up for himself.
"It's a fine line of like, stick up for yourself and don't hurt people," she said. And although she doesn't always agree with her son's methods of defending himself, she joked, "But if she knocks him, I'm like, ‘Well, you asked for it.'"
Apart from talking about her kids, the songstress also dished about how great it feels to be a part of The Voice along with her fellow judges Blake Shelton and Adam Levine. "I, honestly guys, I know I am annoying about it, but I love it," she shared.