Mums give the best advice, and so, it seems do celebrity mums.
Here is the F&F round-up of some of the very best advice the stars have received from the women who always know best – along with some gift ideas for the ladies behind the pearls of wisdom. Why not see if there’s any familiar-sounding advice and let us help you find the perfect gift for your own mum?
American entrepreneur Bill Rancic’s mum told him never to give up. “She also taught me about a good work ethic,” Bill said. Christmas is the perfect time to help hard-working mums to put their feet up – a super soft ladies’ dressing gown is just the thing.Actress Jessica Alba’s mum taught her to give a hundred per cent: “We came from a very modest background — nobody was in the entertainment business” Jessica revealed. “I had a dream to be an actress, and every time I would sort of get devastated she would always encourage me.” Mums with such a positive outlook already have personalities that shine, thank them for all those silver linings with some sparkle. We think she’ll love this glam buckle belt, £8, to liven up all kinds of outfits, from LBDs to jeans and jumpers.Actress Jennifer Garner said her mum’s motto was: “Happiness is your own responsibility.” This advice is clear and straight to the point, indicating a practical, no-nonsense mind set. Practical mums will love practical gifts, so why not get her an everyday essential? A classic black ladies’ handbag is sure to be a hit.