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Christina Ricci Reveals Her 8-Year-Old Son Still Sleeps In Her Bed With Her

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Christina Ricci will get that it’s not all the time about age. The Penelope star, 42, opened up about her children, revealing that her 9 month previous toddler Cleopatra is ready to sleep alone in a crib, however her eight 12 months previous son Freddie nonetheless isn’t fairly there but. “The truth that I can put her down in her crib and he or she simply goes to sleep when my 8-year-old nonetheless sleeps with me is superb,” the actress informed PEOPLE journal on September 26, joking that it’s a “f***ing miracle” that her child is sleep skilled.

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Christina Ricci on the 2022 Emmy Awards (David Fisher/Shutterstock for PEOPLE)

The Sleepy Hole magnificence then launched into the individualities of her two kiddos, saying that when she tried the identical sleep coaching with Freddie, he “screamed himself hoarse and began banging his head towards the crib railing,” so she needed to pull again. “However with Cleo, once we determined to attempt it and see how she would react to it, she simply kind of whined for about seven minutes after which laid down, clutched her little unicorn and went to sleep. It was like she was prepared and he or she wished to do it, and it was proper for her.”

Christina, who grew to become a cult darling with darkish movies like Prozac Nation and Addams Household Values and grew right into a family title, first grew to become a mom when she gave delivery to Freddie with ex-husband James Heerdegen in August 2014. She filed for divorce from James in July 2020, and later became pregnant with little Cleopatra. Christina married hair stylist Mark Hampton in October of 2021 forward of the birth of their daughter on December 8.

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Christina Ricci, her ex husband James Heerdegen, and their son Freddie. (MEGA)

Thus far, it seems her two infants are getting alongside famously, and the Yellowjackets actress admits she pays Freddie to play along with her daughter “for 20 minutes at a time in her little playpen,” and says that “he’s actually useful” with Cleo. “He may help me make a bottle. He may help me within the bathtub along with her. It’s actually nice,” she informed the journal. “There hasn’t been plenty of sibling jealousy or something. That has been an enormous aid.”

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