Hilary Duff Allows Son To Make Choice On Attending School

Hilary Duff Allows 8-Year-Old Son To ‘Make the Choice’ On Attending School In-Person

Hilary Duff trust that her 8-years-old son can make the call regarding how he learns when it comes time to attend school this year.

The actress and singer says she and her family, which include 8-year-old son Luca Cruz, husband  Matthew Koma and their daughter, Banks Violet, 20 months — are staying up to date with guidelines surrounding the coronavirus pandemic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Hilary Duff Allows Son To Make Choice On Attending School

That being said, when it comes to Luca heading into the third grade, they are taking it one step at a time.

“Luca goes to private school, and we’re just waiting to see what happens,” says Duff, 32. “For his emotional well-being, I think it would be great if he could go back to school, but also it depends on what that looks like.”

“If it’s just strictly learning and no social interaction … I guess I would let him make the choice,” she adds. “If he was going and it was super sterile and it wasn’t benefiting him [in a social way], I would be up for remote learning again.”

Hilary Duff Allows Son To Make Choice On Attending School

RELATED: Mom of Two Hilary Duff Slams ‘Slanderous’ Rumors After Twitter Users Accused Her of Sex Trafficking Her Own Son

In the interim, Duff is proud of Luca for being “great about” wearing a face covering “from the beginning,” telling PEOPLE her son “doesn’t leave the house without remembering to get his mask out for the day.”

“I have a basket by the front door and he’s just in the habit of grabbing one and going out, or even if he’s playing in the front yard — we’ve had a few social-distanced [hangouts] with kids from his school,” says the Duff. “He has his mask looped around his ears and under his chin. It’s so cute. I’m like, ‘Aw, buddy.’ “

“[And Banks] will wear one for, like, 15 minutes. And she’s only 20 months, so that’s pretty good,” Duff continues. “If my 20-month-old daughter can do it for 15 minutes, adults can wear a mask for whatever errands they’re doing that day or whoever you have to see. It’s so important.”

Hilary Duff Allows Son To Make Choice On Attending School

RELATED: Hilary Duff Rips ‘Karens’ Who Refuse to Wear Face Masks: ‘Americans Just Don’t Care About Each Other’

And when it comes to adding to the family, Duff and Koma, 33, are “spread pretty thin right now” but want children soon.

“We’re obsessed with our kids and [we’re like], ‘Should we do one more? Is this a good time?’ ” she shares. “It’s tough because everything is so uncertain. Like, is it safe to have a baby right now? We don’t know. Can we hold on for two years or is work gonna be crazy?”

“We’re always kind of talking about it and toying with the idea, but nothing too serious yet,” Duff adds.

About Mamas Uncut

Mamas Uncut is the place for moms online. We cover the latest news around motherhood and parenting, plus entertainment news as well – all with a mom-focused twist. Looking for parenting advice? We have plenty of it, all for moms, from moms. Our mission is focused solely on empowering moms and moms-to-be with the knowledge and answers they’re looking for. We don’t stop there though, we have expert advice on a range of topics, and all of our categories get updated multiple times a day, so if there’s one website for moms you need to bookmark, it’s Mamas Uncut. We cover it all, from the latest and trendiest baby names, in the US and all over the world, to advice for moms in the workplace, or mom to mom advice on balancing it all. Looking for an answer to a specific question you’ve have? Head over to our new answers section, where you can ask questions on a nearly endless amount of topics, and you’ll get answers fast – really fast. Mamas Uncut is more than just the place for moms, it’s the community of moms – all here to help, make friends, and more. Not sure where to start? Take a look at one of our key topic areas like Pregnancy or Relationships – if you’re looking for advice on a specific topic, there’s a pretty good chance that we’ve already written on it (a few times), or that it’s within our answers section. If you don’t have time to read the site every day, we also have a newsletter that you can control how often you want to receive – that way we send all of the must-see content for moms directly to your inbox – it’s that easy. So go ahead and take a look around, ask a question, or just keep reading, we’re glad you’re here.

Leave a Comment