Cupid's Pulse Article: Hilary Duff: “I Love Being A Mom”Cupid's Pulse Article: Hilary Duff: “I Love Being A Mom”

By Lisa Estall for Celebrity Baby Scoop

Hilary Duff has joined the campaign to support Johnson’s Baby Cares partnership with Save the Children for the second year in a row. The actress recently visited the Save the Children early childhood education school in Yucca Valley, California — where she met with families who benefit from the program.

Celebrity Baby Scoop recently got to speak with Hilary about the Johnson’s Baby Cares program and her 1-year-old son.

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CBS: Tell us about partnering with Johnson’s Baby for Johnson’s Baby Cares. What’s it all about? Why did you get involved?

HD: I can’t believe I have my first year as a mom under my belt — time flies. Looking back on it, I’ve been thinking a lot about the support I received from my family, friends and fans over the past year, and how their words of encouragement really helped me get through some challenging days.

Unfortunately not all moms have the same support system or even basic everyday resources to help them with motherhood. That’s why I’m proud to partner with Johnson’s Baby Cares for the second year on its newest campaign centered around Johnson’s Baby “Care Cards” — which is helping to deliver encouragement and positive support to moms across the country, while also raising funds for families and babies assisted by Save the Children.

CBS: How’s baby Luca doing? Is he into everything these days now that he’s walking?

HD: Luca’s incredible!  I can’t believe he is already 13 months old.  He’s certainly an active boy and yes, even more so now that he is walking. In fact, he basically skipped the walking stage and went straight to “speed walking.”  I spend my days on my feet trailing him around the house and yard!

CBS: You seem to have the ‘perfect’ life with a great career and family life. But do you think women can REALLY ‘have it all’? Have you had to make sacrifices now that you’re a mom?

HD: Nobody’s life is perfect but in this day and age women are able to find a balance between work and home life. Of course my life has changed but I don’t think of them as sacrifices because I was ready for this new chapter!

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CBS: We saw you and Mike enjoying Coachella. Comment on the importance of making time as a couple. Do you think it’s important? Do you have regular date nights?

HD: Yes of course it’s important to make time to focus on your relationship. But it’s not always easy! We aren’t huge planners, we tend to do things last minute but we enjoy going out for nice dinners or spending time with friends.

For the rest of the interview, click here.